Siri Vangen

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:317-22. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Female circumcision--complications and treatment]
    Siri Vangen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:475-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Revisiting the Forsdahl-Barker hypothesis]
    Siri Vangen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:451-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Unravelling the mystery of variation in birthweight
    Siri Vangen
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 33:829-30. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Do women die from pregnancy these days?]
    Siri Vangen
    Divisjon for epidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3544-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, and Divison of Epidemiology, Norweigian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:29-35. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint High risk of cesarean section among ethnic Filipinos: an effect of the paternal contribution to birthweight?
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:192-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pregnancy among immigrant women with diabetes
    Siri Vangen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 26:327-32. 2003
  9. pmc Effects of preconceptional paternal drug exposure on birth outcomes: cohort study of 340 000 pregnancies using Norwegian population-based databases
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:1134-41. 2013
  10. pmc Caesarean section among referred and self-referred birthing women: a cohort study from a tertiary hospital, northeastern Tanzania
    Ingvil K Sørbye
    National Resource Centre for Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oslo University Hospital HF, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:55. 2011

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:317-22. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the risk of perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis and to discuss its relation to circumcision...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Female circumcision--complications and treatment]
    Siri Vangen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:475-7. 2006
    ..Norwegian health care workers need to learn more about how to communicate well about the medical as well as the cultural and mental aspects of genital cutting...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Revisiting the Forsdahl-Barker hypothesis]
    Siri Vangen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:451-3. 2005
    ..Continuous life events and socio-economic circumstances may modify early life experiences. Such an approach may be useful in order to see early life events in the right perspective...
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Unravelling the mystery of variation in birthweight
    Siri Vangen
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 33:829-30. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Do women die from pregnancy these days?]
    Siri Vangen
    Divisjon for epidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3544-5. 2003
    ..Our aim was to estimate the number and causes of maternal deaths in Norway during 1981-2000...
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, and Divison of Epidemiology, Norweigian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:29-35. 2004
    ..To explore how perinatal care practice may influence labor outcomes among circumcised women...
  7. ncbi request reprint High risk of cesarean section among ethnic Filipinos: an effect of the paternal contribution to birthweight?
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:192-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pregnancy among immigrant women with diabetes
    Siri Vangen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 26:327-32. 2003
    ..The women came from regions of the world with high incidence of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes. Prevalences, secular trends, and sociodemographic risk factors of diabetes were also explored...
  9. pmc Effects of preconceptional paternal drug exposure on birth outcomes: cohort study of 340 000 pregnancies using Norwegian population-based databases
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:1134-41. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore associations between drugs dispensed to the father prior to conception and pregnancy outcomes, such as pre-term birth, perinatal mortality, foetal growth retardation and birth defects...
  10. pmc Caesarean section among referred and self-referred birthing women: a cohort study from a tertiary hospital, northeastern Tanzania
    Ingvil K Sørbye
    National Resource Centre for Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oslo University Hospital HF, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:55. 2011
    ..We wanted to compare Caesarean section (CS) rates among women formally referred to a tertiary care centre versus self-referred women, and to assess the effect of referral status on adverse outcomes after CS...
  11. ncbi request reprint The heavier the better? Birthweight and perinatal mortality in different ethnic groups
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The National Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 31:654-60. 2002
    ..Given the close relation between birthweight and perinatal mortality, we explored whether ethnic differences in birthweight explain ethnic differences in perinatal mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Hyperemesis gravidarum and maternal cancer risk, a Scandinavian nested case-control study
    Kathrine F Vandraas
    Norwegian Advisory Unit for Women S Health, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 137:1209-16. 2015
    ..This study is the first to systematically address these associations and provides valuable knowledge on potential long-term consequences of hyperemesis...
  13. doi request reprint Validation study of uterine rupture registration in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
    Iqbal Al-Zirqi
    Norwegian Resource Center for Women s Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:1086-93. 2013
    ..To validate uterine rupture registration in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN) between 1999 and 2008, and to identify rupture type and causes of incorrect or missed registration during 1967-2008...
  14. pmc Recurrence of hyperemesis gravidarum across generations: population based cohort study
    Ase Vikanes
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 340:c2050. 2010
    ..To estimate the risk of hyperemesis gravidarum (hyperemesis) according to whether the daughters and sons under study were born after pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis...
  15. doi request reprint Variations in prevalence of hyperemesis gravidarum by country of birth: a study of 900,074 pregnancies in Norway, 1967-2005
    Ase Vikanes
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:135-42. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Length of residence and risk of developing hyperemesis gravidarum among first generation immigrants to Norway
    Ase Vikanes
    1 Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 18:460-5. 2008
    ..To estimate the risk of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) among first generation immigrants to Norway by length of residence...
  17. doi request reprint Maternal life course socio-economic position and offspring body composition at birth in a multi-ethnic population
    Line Sletner
    Department of Child and Adolescents Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Norwegian Resource Centre for Women s Health, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:445-54. 2014
    ..Mean birthweight and body composition differ between ethnic groups living in Europe. We wanted to explore if this relates to differences in socio-economic conditions in country of origin and over the maternal life course...
  18. doi request reprint Maternal body composition, smoking, and hyperemesis gravidarum
    Ase Vikanes
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Ann Epidemiol 20:592-8. 2010
    ..To study associations between maternal prepregnant body mass index (BMI), smoking, and hyperemesis gravidarum (hyperemesis)...
  19. pmc Hyperemesis gravidarum in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway - a validity study
    Ase Vikanes
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:115. 2012
    ..We therefore assessed the validity of the HG-registration in the in Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN) using hospital records...
  20. doi request reprint Postpartum depression among Pakistani women in Norway: prevalence and risk factors
    Soen Eng Y Bjerke
    Medical Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet University Clinic, Oslo, Norway
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:889-94. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of and risk factors for postpartum depression among Pakistani women in Norway...
  21. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal care in stillbirths - a retrospective audit study
    Eli Saastad
    Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:444-50. 2007
    ..One reason for this is improved perinatal care. The aim of this study was to explore whether sub-optimal factors in stillbirths were more frequent among non-western than western women...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical outcome of obstetric fistula: a retrospective analysis of 595 patients
    Solbjørg Sjøveian
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:753-60. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate obstetric fistula in terms of patient demographics, fistula characteristics and predictors of surgical outcome...
  23. doi request reprint Sexual violence and antenatal hospitalization
    Lena Henriksen
    Oslo University Hospital, Section of Obstetrics at the Woman and Children s Division, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Birth 40:281-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate if a history of sexual violence was associated with hospitalization during pregnancy...
  24. doi request reprint Fetal outcome in severe maternal morbidity: too many stillbirths
    Mamady Cham
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:343-9. 2009
    ..We determined the stillbirth rates among singleton births in Gambian hospitals. Contribution of severe obstetric complications was given special attention...
  25. doi request reprint Recording of maternal deaths in an East African university hospital
    Per Bergsjø
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:789-93. 2010
    ..To trace all maternal deaths at a tertiary East African university hospital with a systematic registration of all births...
  26. doi request reprint Infectious immune status in an obstetric population of Pakistani immigrants in Norway
    Soen Eng Yap Bjerke
    University of Oslo, Medical Faculty, Norway, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 39:464-70. 2011
    ..To investigate cytomegalovirus, rubella, varicella, toxoplasma, and hepatitis B immune status and factors associated with susceptibility for infections among Pakistani pregnant women in Norway...
  27. doi request reprint [Infections after Caesarean sections]
    Hanne Merete Eriksen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt Postboks 4404 Nydalen 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:618-22. 2009
    ..This article describes the incidence of surgical site infections after caesarean sections and identifies causes for such infections...
  28. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies in newborns of women with type 1 diabetes: nationwide population-based study in Norway, 1999-2004
    Ingvild Eidem
    Department of Pediatrics, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1403-11. 2010
    ..To estimate the risk of congenital anomalies in offspring of women with type 1 diabetes in Norway during recent years...
  29. doi request reprint Caesarean section by immigrants' length of residence in Norway: a population-based study
    Ingvil K Sørbye
    1 Norwegian Resource Centre for Women s Health, Women and Children s Division, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 25:78-84. 2015
    ..We examined the risk of planned and emergency caesarean section (CS) by immigrants' length of residence in Norway, and compared the results with those of non-immigrants...
  30. pmc Sexual violence and neonatal outcomes: a Norwegian population-based cohort study
    Lena Henriksen
    Section of Obstetrics, Department for Women s and Children s Health, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMJ Open 4:e005935. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the association between sexual violence and neonatal outcomes...
  31. doi request reprint Mode of delivery and persistence of pelvic girdle syndrome 6 months postpartum
    Elisabeth K Bjelland
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:298.e1-7. 2013
    ..We sought to study the association between mode of delivery and persistent pelvic girdle syndrome (PGS) (pain in anterior and bilateral posterior pelvis) 6 months postpartum...
  32. pmc Risk of diabetes after gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. A registry-based study of 230,000 women in Norway
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:157-63. 2011
    ..If the increase in frequency of GDM observed in MBRN in recent years is real, a further increase in diabetic women can be expected...
  33. doi request reprint Childhood abuse and fear of childbirth--a population-based study
    Mirjam Lukasse
    University of Tromsø, Tromsø, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Birth 37:267-74. 2010
    ..Childhood abuse affects adult health. The objective of this study was to examine the association between a self-reported history of childhood abuse and fear of childbirth...
  34. pmc Hyperemesis gravidarum and risk of cancer in offspring, a Scandinavian registry-based nested case-control study
    Kathrine F Vandraas
    Department of Genes and Environment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Cancer 15:398. 2015
    ..We conducted a large study linking the high-quality population-based medical birth- and cancer registries in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, to explore whether hyperemesis is associated with increased cancer risk in offspring...
  35. pmc Ethnic differences in neonatal body composition in a multi-ethnic population and the impact of parental factors: a population-based cohort study
    Line Sletner
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e73058. 2013
    ..Less is known about how these factors affect ethnic differences in neonatal body composition...
  36. pmc Delivery by Cesarean section and early childhood respiratory symptoms and disorders: the Norwegian mother and child cohort study
    Maria C Magnus
    Department of Chronic Diseases, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1275-85. 2011
    ..In future prospective studies, investigators should reexamine this association in different age groups...
  37. doi request reprint Effects of onset of labor and mode of delivery on severe postpartum hemorrhage
    Iqbal Al-Zirqi
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:273.e1-9. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to study the impact of labor onset and delivery mode on the risk of severe postpartum hemorrhage...
  38. doi request reprint Pelvic pain after childbirth: a longitudinal population study
    Elisabeth Krefting Bjelland
    aHealth Services Research Unit, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway bDomain for Mental and Physical Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway cDepartment of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden dNorwegian National Advisory Unit on Women s Health, Division of Women and Children, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, Norway eInstitute of Clinical Medicine, Campus Ahus, University of Oslo, Norway
    Pain 157:710-6. 2016
    ..Hence, clinicians should follow up women with pelvic pain after a difficult childbirth experience, particularly if they have a history of pain. ..
  39. pmc Sexually transmitted infections among Pakistani pregnant women and their husbands in Norway
    Soen Eng Yap Bjerke
    Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Womens Health 2:303-9. 2010
    ..To assess frequency and determine the factors associated with Chlamydia trachomatis, herpes simplex virus type 2, and hepatitis B seropositivity among Pakistani pregnant women and their husbands in Norway...
  40. ncbi request reprint Childbearing or induced abortion: the impact of education and ethnic background. Population study of Norwegian and Pakistani women in Oslo, Norway
    Anne Eskild
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Akershus University Hospital and Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Lørenskog, 1478, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:298-303. 2007
    ..To study patterns of induced abortion versus childbirth related to education among Norwegian and Pakistani women...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Just a little incision]
    R Elise B Johansen
    OK prosjektet Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2506-8. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy in diabetes among Asian, African and Norwegian women]
    Synne Holan
    Høgskolen i Vestfold, Postboks 2243, 3100 Tønsberg
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1289-92. 2008
    ..We wanted to describe diabetes (prevalence and types) and pregnancy outcomes among women with diabetes in a multiethnic population...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy and birth in multicultural Norway]
    Nora Ahlberg
    Nasjonal kompetanseenhet for minoritetshelse NAKMI, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:586-8. 2005
    ..In order to secure equality and quality in health care, health professionals should receive knowledge-based support based on biomedical and socio-cultural research in relation to multicultural issues...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Requested abortions in Oslo 2000-2003]
    Linda Björk Helgadottir
    Kvinnesenteret, Kvinne barn divisjonen, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1744-6. 2006
    ..Our aim was to find out if that was also the case for women requesting induced abortion after week 12...
  45. pmc Maternal mortality in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Natalia A Gurina
    St Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Family Medicine, School of Public Health, St Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Bull World Health Organ 84:283-9. 2006
    ..To study the levels and causes of maternal mortality in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation...