• Associations between post-stroke motor and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study 

      Einstad, Marte Stine; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Lydersen, Stian; Ursin, Marie Helene; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona K.; Næss, Halvor; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Ellekjær, Hanne; Thingstad, Pernille (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Motor and cognitive impairments are frequently observed following stroke, but are often managed as distinct entities, and there is little evidence regarding how they are related. The aim of this study was to ...
    • Cognitive and Emotional Impairment after Minor Stroke and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI): A Prevalence Study 

      Morsund, Åse Hagen; Ellekjær, Hanne; Gramstad, Arne; Reiestad, Magnus Tallaksen; Midgard, Rune; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Jonsbu, Egil; Næss, Halvor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Aim. To study the prevalence of cognitive and emotional impairment following a minor ischemic stroke compared to an age-matched group with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). Methods. We included patients aged ...
    • Cognitive impairment in minor Stroke An observational study of the prevalence of cognitive impairment and emotional symptoms and consequences for social functioning and employment 

      Morsund, Åse Hagen (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:320, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      Hjerneslag rammer årlig ca 12 000 personer i Norge og er en av de hyppigste årsaker til invaliditet. Data fra Norsk hjerneslagregister viser at 2/3 av pasientene blir selvhjulpne etter et hjerneslag. En betydelig andel av ...
    • Impact of different methods defining post-stroke neurocognitive disorder: The Nor-COAST study 

      Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Aam, Stina; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Lydersen, Stian; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Fure, Brynjar; Thingstad, Pernille; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona K.; Næss, Halvor; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Ellekjær, Hanne; Pendlebury, Sarah T.; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction Post‐stroke neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is common; prevalence varies between studies, partially related to lack of consensus on how to identify cases. The aim was to compare the prevalence of post‐stroke ...
    • Pre-stroke cognitive impairment is associated with vascular imaging pathology: a prospective observational study 

      Schellhorn, Till; Zucknick, Manuela; Askim, Torunn; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Næss, Halvor; Ellekjær, Hanne; Thingstad, Pernille; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Chronic brain pathology and pre-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) is predictive of post-stroke dementia. The aim of the current study was to measure pre-stroke neurodegenerative and vascular disease burden ...
    • The development of cognitive and emotional impairment after a minor stroke: A longitudinal study 

      Morsund, Åse Hagen; Ellekjær, Hanne; Gramstad, Arne; Reiestad, Magnus Tallaksen; Midgard, Rune; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Jonsbu, Egil; Næss, Halvor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives To study the development of cognitive and emotional symptoms between 3 and 12 months after a minor stroke. Material and Methods We included patients from stroke units at hospitals in the Central Norway Health ...
    • The Norwegian Cognitive impairment after stroke study (Nor-COAST): study protocol of a multicentre, prospective cohort study 

      Thingstad, Pernille; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona K.; Bråthen, Geir; Ellekjær, Hanne; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Lydersen, Stian; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Næss, Halvor; Pendlebury, Sarah; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Early and late onset post-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) contributes substantially to disability following stroke, and is a high priority within stroke research. The aetiology for PCI is complex and related ...
    • Vascular risk factor control and adherence to secondary preventive medication after ischemic stroke 

      Gynnild, Mari Nordbø; Aakerøy, Rachel; Spigset, Olav; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Lydersen, Stian; Næss, Halvor; Røsstad, Tove Garåsen; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Thingstad, Pernille; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Ellekjær, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Studies regarding adequacy of secondary stroke prevention are limited. We report medication adherence, risk factor control and factors influencing vascular risk profile following ischaemic stroke. Methods A ...