• Differential expression of Vitamin D associated genes in the aorta of coronary artery disease patients with and without rheumatoid arthritis 

      Oma, Ingvild; Olstad, Ole Kristoffer; Andersen, Jacqueline Kirsti; Lyberg, Torstein; Molberg, Øyvind; Fostad, Ida; Fagerland, Morten; Almdahl, Sven Martin; Rynning, Stein Erik; Yndestad, Arne; Aukrust, Pål; Whist, Jon Elling; Hollan, Ivana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Vitamin D has an important role in the immune system, and has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and coronary artery disease (CAD). The exact mechanisms by which vitamin D is involved in these processes ...
    • Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction predicts mortality in patients with systemic sclerosis 

      Tennøe, Anders; Murbræch, Klaus; Andreassen, Johanna; Fretheim, Håvard Halland; Garen, Torhild Oddveig; Gude, Einar; Andreassen, Arne K.; Aakhus, Svend; Molberg, Øyvind; Hoffmann-Vold, Anna-Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Primary cardiac affection is common and is a major cause of death in systemic sclerosis (SSc), but there are knowledge gaps regarding the effect of cardiac dysfunction on mortality. Objectives The purpose ...
    • Systolic dysfunction in systemic sclerosis: Prevalence and prognostic implications 

      Tennøe, Anders H; Murbraech, Klaus; Andreassen, Johanna; Fretheim, Håvard Halland; Midtvedt, Øyvind; Garen, Torhild Oddveig; Dalen, Håvard; Gude, Einar; Andreassen, Arne K.; Aakhus, Svend; Molberg, Øyvind; Hoffmann-Vold, Anna-Maria (Journal article, 2019)
      Objective Primary cardiac involvement is presumed to account for a substantial part of disease‐related mortality in systemic sclerosis (SSc). Still, there are knowledge gaps on the evolution and total burden of systolic ...
    • Takayasu Arteritis and Pregnancy: A Population-Based Study on Outcomes and Mother/Child-Related Concerns 

      Gudbrandsson, Birgir Mar; Wallenius, Marianne; Garen, Torhild Oddveig; Henriksen, Tore; Molberg, Øyvind; Palm, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective To assess pregnancy outcomes in an unselected Takayasu arteritis (TAK) cohort, and identify pregnancy‐related concerns. Methods Consenting female patients with TAK were predominantly recruited from a ...
    • Tracking impact of interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis in a complete nationwide cohort 

      Hoffmann-Vold, Anna-Maria; Fretheim, Håvard Halland; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Seip, Marit; Bitter, Helle; Wallenius, Marianne; Garen, Torhild Oddveig; Salberg, Anne; Brunborg, Cathrine; Midtvedt, Øyvind; Lund, May-Brith; Aaløkken, Trond M; Molberg, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Rationale: Interstitial lung disease (ILD) represents a major challenge in systemic sclerosis (SSc), but there are no precise, population-based data on its overall impact, limiting opportunities for screening and management ...