J H Christensen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Cuff inflation during ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and heart rate
    Mia Skov-Madsen
    Department of Nephrology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Integr Blood Press Control 1:15-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Alpha-linolenic acid and heart rate variability in women examined for coronary artery disease
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:345-51. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint n-3 Fatty acids and ventricular arrhythmias in patients with ischaemic heart disease and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University Hospital, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Europace 7:338-44. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prostate tissue and leukocyte levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in men with benign prostate hyperplasia or prostate cancer
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    BJU Int 97:270-3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system, heart rate variability and n-3 fatty acids
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:S19-22. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint N-3 fatty acids and cardiac autonomic function in humans
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Moelleparkvej 4, Aalborg, Denmark
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 56:131-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden cardiac death
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Lipids 36:S115-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with diabetes mellitus
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Intern Med 249:545-52. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Marine n-3 fatty acids, wine intake, and heart rate variability in patients referred for coronary angiography
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Circulation 103:651-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability and plasma lipids in men with and without ischaemic heart disease
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Atherosclerosis 145:181-6. 1999

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Publications36

  1. pmc Cuff inflation during ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and heart rate
    Mia Skov-Madsen
    Department of Nephrology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Integr Blood Press Control 1:15-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesised that the discomfort during cuff inflation would increase the heart rate (HR) measured with 24-h ambulatory BP monitoring compared to a following HR measurement with a 24-h Holter monitor...
  2. ncbi request reprint Alpha-linolenic acid and heart rate variability in women examined for coronary artery disease
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:345-51. 2005
    ..Thus, some limited data suggest an antiarrhythmic effect of ALA. We therefore investigated the association between ALA and 24-h heart rate variability (HRV), a strong predictor of arrhythmic events and sudden cardiac death, in women...
  3. ncbi request reprint n-3 Fatty acids and ventricular arrhythmias in patients with ischaemic heart disease and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University Hospital, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Europace 7:338-44. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between serum content of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and the incidence of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prostate tissue and leukocyte levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in men with benign prostate hyperplasia or prostate cancer
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    BJU Int 97:270-3. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system, heart rate variability and n-3 fatty acids
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:S19-22. 2007
    ..The modulation of heart rate variability by n-3 PUFAs may partly explain the reduction in sudden cardiac death observed in subjects with a regular intake of n-3 PUFAs...
  6. ncbi request reprint N-3 fatty acids and cardiac autonomic function in humans
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Moelleparkvej 4, Aalborg, Denmark
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 56:131-9. 2010
    ..Many studies have demonstrated a positive association between cellular content of n-3 PUFA and HRV as well as supplementation with n-3 PUFA seems to increase HRV and thereby decreasing the risk of arrhythmic events and SCD...
  7. ncbi request reprint n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden cardiac death
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Lipids 36:S115-8. 2001
    ..We have studied the effect of n-3 fatty acids on HRV and present data clearly showing that n-3 fatty acids increase HRV. This adds further to the hypothesis that an increased intake of n-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of SCD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with diabetes mellitus
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Intern Med 249:545-52. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine associations between n-3 PUFA and 24-h heart rate variability in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Marine n-3 fatty acids, wine intake, and heart rate variability in patients referred for coronary angiography
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Circulation 103:651-7. 2001
    ..Dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) derived from fish may reduce the incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD). In addition, wine drinking is suggested to have a protective effect against cardiovascular death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability and plasma lipids in men with and without ischaemic heart disease
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Atherosclerosis 145:181-6. 1999
    ..In conclusion, the data suggest, that hypercholesterolaemia is associated with a decreased 24-h HRV in men with and without ischaemic heart disease, suggesting an increased risk of sudden cardiac death...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability is associated with haptoglobin phenotype in patients with coronary artery disease
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:221-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that the presence of the haptoglobin 1 allele would be associated with a favourable heart rate variability...
  12. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, dietary n-3 fatty acids, and the extent of coronary artery disease
    T Madsen
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Cardiol 88:1139-42. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of marine n-3 fatty acids on circulating levels of soluble adhesion molecules in patients with chronic heart failure
    O Eschen
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 56:45-51. 2010
    ..The results also indicate that the low dose of n-3 PUFA used in many intervention trials does not have deleterious effects on sCAMs or hsCRP...
  14. doi request reprint No effect of high-dose atorvastatin on leukotriene B₄ formation from neutrophils in patients treated with coronary bypass surgery: a randomized placebo-controlled double-blinded trial with a crossover design
    C Lysgaard
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Søndre Skovvej 15, Aalborg 9000, Denmark
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 87:185-8. 2012
    ..Hence, this study does not support any effect of atorvastatin on LTB₄ formation as part of the explanation for its beneficial effect on CVD...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on leukotriene B₄ and leukotriene B₅ production from stimulated neutrophil granulocytes in patients with chronic kidney disease
    T Maaløe
    Department of Nephrology, Center for Cardiovascular Research Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 85:37-41. 2011
    ..In conclusion, n-3 PUFA supplementation for 8 weeks in patients with CKD stage 2-5 significantly decreased LTB₄ and 5-HETE and significantly increased LTB₅ and 5-HEPE. No effect was seen on kidney function...
  16. ncbi request reprint NT-pro-BNP is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease
    M Svensson
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Clin Nephrol 71:380-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine if the level of NT-pro-BNP predicts mortality in patients with ERSD and CVD...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of recombinant human growth hormone treatment on bone and mineral metabolism in haemodialysis patients
    J Gram
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 13:1529-34. 1998
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the effect of rhGH on bone and mineral metabolism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Marine n-3 fatty acids: basic features and background
    E B Schmidt
    Department of Medicine Hjorring Bronderslev Sygehus, Denmark
    Lipids 36:S65-8. 2001
    ..It has therefore been of paramount interest to perform clinical trials. Such evidence and trials are discussed in later chapters, and the results have been very encouraging...
  19. ncbi request reprint N-3 fatty acids from fish and coronary artery disease: implications for public health
    E B Schmidt
    Department of Medicine, Hjørring Brønderslev Hospital, Hjørring, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 3:91-8. 2000
    ..To review and discuss the effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) from fish in the prevention and, primarily, in the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and coronary heart disease: Part II. clinical trials and recommendations
    E B Schmidt
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Aalborg Sygehus, Arhus University Hospitals, Denmark
    Thromb Res 115:257-62. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic dysfunction in hemodialysis patients assessed by heart rate variability
    J H Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 64:191-8. 2012
    ..ESRD patients have an impaired HRV which may partly explain their high risk of SCD. Some intervention studies in HD patients using HRV as a surrogate parameter have been published and are also discussed in this review...
  22. ncbi request reprint Soluble adhesion molecules in healthy subjects: a dose-response study using n-3 fatty acids
    O Eschen
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:180-5. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of matrix metalloproteinase-9, tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and alpha2-macroglobulin in healthy subjects after supplementation with different doses of marine n-3 fatty acids
    J Vogt
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 56:102-9. 2010
    ..Marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) may protect against plaque rupture. The aim was to investigate the effect of marine n-3 PUFA supplementation on serum levels of MMP-9, TIMP-1, and alpha2-macroglobulin...
  24. ncbi request reprint HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors improve heart rate variability in patients with a previous myocardial infarction
    Sam Riahi
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Hospital, Hobrovej, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Pharmacol Res 45:479-83. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that statins may increase HRV in patients with a previous MI, which could in part explain the early beneficial effect on clinical events observed in several trials...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of the administration of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on circulating levels of microparticles in patients with a previous myocardial infarction
    Serena Del Turco
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Haematologica 93:892-9. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden cardiac death. Emphasis on heart rate variability
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, DK 9100 Aalborg
    Dan Med Bull 50:347-67. 2003
    ..Therefore, given the safety and low cost of implementing a modest amount of marine n-3 PUFA in the diet, an adequate dietary fish intake may have a significant role to play in the primary and secondary prevention of out-of-hospital SCD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Soluble adhesion molecules and marine n-3 fatty acids in patients referred for coronary angiography
    Ole Eschen
    Center for Cardiovascular Research, Department of Cardiology, Aalborg Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Atherosclerosis 180:327-31. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between soluble cellular adhesion molecules (sCAMs) and the extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with stable angina pectoris...
  28. ncbi request reprint Letter regarding article by Mozaffarian et al, "fish intake and risk of incident atrial fibrillation"
    Jeppe Hagstrup Christensen
    Circulation 111:e37; author reply e37. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Statins, ventricular arrhythmias and heart rate variability in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and coronary heart disease
    Sam Riahi
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Center, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Cardiology 104:210-4. 2005
    ..This study lends little support for an antiarrhythmic effect of statins or any relation between plasma lipids and lipoproteins and malignant ventricular arrhythmias in patients with an ICD...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of atorvastatin on heart rate variability and lipoproteins in patients treated with coronary bypass surgery
    Sam Riahi
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Cardiol 111:436-41. 2006
    ..The study therefore does not lend support for any effect of atorvastatin on HRV after 6 weeks of treatment in patients treated with CABG...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effect of n-3 fatty acids on plasma lipids and lipoproteins and blood pressure in patients with CRF
    My Svensson
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:77-83. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the effect of n-3 PUFAs on plasma lipid and lipoprotein levels and 24-hour ambulatory BP in patients with CRF...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fish, marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and coronary heart disease: a minireview with focus on clinical trial data
    Erik Berg Schmidt
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Sygehus, Arhus University Hospitals, Denmark
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 75:191-5. 2006
    ..We will not deal with effects of alpha-linolenic acid, the non-marine type of n-3 PUFA derived from plant oils...
  33. ncbi request reprint Uric acid in patients with angiographically documented coronary heart disease
    Tonny Studsgaard Petersen
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Center of Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Cardiol 61:525-9. 2006
    ..We have investigated whether uric acid was an independent risk factor for CHD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 concentrations in plasma are associated with the extent of coronary artery disease and correlate to adipose tissue levels of marine n-3 fatty acids
    Erik Berg Schmidt
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University Hospitals, Sdr Skovvej 15, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Atherosclerosis 196:420-4. 2008
    ..The results support the view that Lp-PLA(2) may relate to CAD and that intake of marine n-3 fatty acids might reduce plasma Lp-PLA(2) suggesting another mechanism by which n-3 fatty acids could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is associated with heart rate variability
    Trine Madsen
    Department of Cardiology, and Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Arhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:216-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between low-grade inflammation and autonomic dysfunction, both of which may be risk markers for sudden cardiac death...
  36. ncbi request reprint N-3 fatty acids as secondary prevention against cardiovascular events in patients who undergo chronic hemodialysis: a randomized, placebo-controlled intervention trial
    My Svensson
    Department of Nephrology, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Hobrovej 18 20, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:780-6. 2006
    ..N-3 PUFA significantly reduced the number of myocardial infarctions as a secondary outcome, a finding that might be of clinical interest...