• Increased risk of ischaemic heart disease after kidney donation 

      Haugen, Anders Johan Smedman; Hallan, Stein; Langberg, Nina Elisabeth Borthen; Dahle, Dag Olav; Pihlstrøm, Hege K.; Birkeland, Kåre Inge; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Midtvedt, Karsten; Hartmann, Anders; Holdaas, Hallvard; Mjøen, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Previous reports suggest increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular mortality after kidney donation. In this study we investigate the occurrence of ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease, ...
    • Low level of MAp44, an inhibitor of the lectin complement pathway, and long-term graft and patient survival; a cohort study of 382 kidney recipients 

      Mjøen, Geir; Hartmann, Anders; Åsberg, Anders; Rollag, Halvor; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Sandvik, Leiv; Fagerland, Morten; Thiel, Steffen; Sagedal, Solbjørg; Smedbråten, Julia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background Higher incidence of malignancy and infectious diseases in kidney transplant recipients is related to immunosuppressive treatment after transplantation and the recipient’s native immune system. The complement ...