Dag Hofsø

Summary

Affiliation: Sykehuset i Vestfold
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patients
    N Nordstrand
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:7. 2011
  2. pmc Obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle intervention
    D Hofsø
    Department of Medicine, Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, PO Box 2168, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:735-45. 2010
  3. doi request reprint [Follow-up after bariatric surgery]
    Dag Hofsø
    Senter for sykelig overvekt i Helse Sør Øst, Sykehuset i Vestfold og Universitetet i Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:1887-92. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Inflammatory mediators in morbidly obese subjects: associations with glucose abnormalities and changes after oral glucose
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, PO Box 2168, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:451-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and type 2 diabetes in extremely obese Caucasian subjects: a cross-sectional study
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:e9-11. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Free thyroxine is an independent predictor of subcutaneous fat in euthyroid individuals
    Maria Alevizaki
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:459-65. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Fasting plasma glucose in the screening for type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese subjects
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, post box 2168, 3103, Tønsberg, Norway
    Obes Surg 20:302-7. 2010
  8. pmc Beta cell function after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle intervention
    D Hofsø
    Department of Medicine, Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:231-8. 2011
  9. pmc Parathyroid hormone, but not vitamin D, is associated with the metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese women and men: a cross-sectional study
    Jøran Hjelmesaeth
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Health Region South, Tønsberg, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:7. 2009
  10. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass and intensive lifestyle intervention
    Jan Magnus Fredheim
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Department of Medicine, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:427-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patients
    N Nordstrand
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:7. 2011
    ..Arterial stiffness assessed by carotid femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) is an independent predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We aimed to investigate how various measures of body composition affect arterial stiffness...
  2. pmc Obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle intervention
    D Hofsø
    Department of Medicine, Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, PO Box 2168, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:735-45. 2010
    ..Weight reduction improves several obesity-related health conditions. We aimed to compare the effect of bariatric surgery and comprehensive lifestyle intervention on type 2 diabetes and obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors...
  3. doi request reprint [Follow-up after bariatric surgery]
    Dag Hofsø
    Senter for sykelig overvekt i Helse Sør Øst, Sykehuset i Vestfold og Universitetet i Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:1887-92. 2011
    ..The number of bariatric surgical procedures in Norway is increasing. Patients who undergo bariatric surgery may experience surgical, medical and nutritional complications. Follow-up of these patients is therefore important...
  4. doi request reprint Inflammatory mediators in morbidly obese subjects: associations with glucose abnormalities and changes after oral glucose
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, PO Box 2168, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:451-8. 2009
    ..To explore inflammatory mediators in morbidly obese (MO) subjects with various categories of glucose tolerance and to study the changes in these mediators after an oral glucose load...
  5. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and type 2 diabetes in extremely obese Caucasian subjects: a cross-sectional study
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:e9-11. 2009
    ..Unlike BMI, measures of central obesity, and particularly WHR, were independently associated with type 2 diabetes...
  6. doi request reprint Free thyroxine is an independent predictor of subcutaneous fat in euthyroid individuals
    Maria Alevizaki
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:459-65. 2009
    ..We used ultrasound (US) to assess regional adiposity and investigated associations of thyroid function with parameters of central obesity...
  7. doi request reprint Fasting plasma glucose in the screening for type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese subjects
    Dag Hofsø
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, post box 2168, 3103, Tønsberg, Norway
    Obes Surg 20:302-7. 2010
    ..As bariatric surgery ameliorates diabetes, obese diabetic subjects will receive great benefits from bariatric surgery. Screening for diabetes prior to surgical referral is therefore crucial...
  8. pmc Beta cell function after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle intervention
    D Hofsø
    Department of Medicine, Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:231-8. 2011
    ..The effects of various weight loss strategies on pancreatic beta cell function remain unclear. We aimed to compare the effect of intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB) on beta cell function...
  9. pmc Parathyroid hormone, but not vitamin D, is associated with the metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese women and men: a cross-sectional study
    Jøran Hjelmesaeth
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Health Region South, Tønsberg, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:7. 2009
    ..We aimed to explore whether MS is associated with abnormal serum levels of PTH, 25(OH)D and magnesium in a population of morbidly obese patients...
  10. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass and intensive lifestyle intervention
    Jan Magnus Fredheim
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Department of Medicine, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:427-32. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) would be more effective than intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) at reducing the prevalence and severity of OSA (apnea-hypopnea-index [AHI] ≥ 5 events/hour)...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary changes in obese patients undergoing gastric bypass or lifestyle intervention: a clinical trial
    Line K Johnson
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Box 2168, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Br J Nutr 110:127-34. 2013
    ..In conclusion, lifestyle intervention was associated with more favourable dietary 1-year changes than gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese patients, as measured by intake of vegetables, whole grains, fibre and saturated fat...
  12. pmc Morbidly obese patients--who undergoes bariatric surgery?
    Gunn Signe Jakobsen
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Box 2168, 3103, Tønsberg, Norway
    Obes Surg 20:1142-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether the variables that influence treatment choice differ between morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery and those opting for conservative treatments...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Life-long treatment of morbid obesity]
    Jøran Hjelmesaeth
    Senter for sykelig overvekt i Helse Sør Øst, Sykehuset i Vestfold, Postboks 2168, 3103 Tønsberg
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2410-2. 2007
  14. doi request reprint A controlled clinical trial of the effect of gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle intervention on nocturnal hypertension and the circadian blood pressure rhythm in patients with morbid obesity
    Njord Nordstrand
    Morbid Obesity Center, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    Surgery 151:674-80. 2012
    ..Our aim was to compare the 1-year effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) versus a program of intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) only on nocturnal hypertension and circadian BP rhythm...
  15. doi request reprint Vitamin status after gastric bypass and lifestyle intervention: a comparative prospective study
    Erlend Tuseth Aasheim
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo, Norway
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:169-75. 2012
    ..Bariatric surgery can lead to vitamin deficiencies. We aimed to assess the changes in blood vitamin concentrations in patients who were taking predefined supplements after gastric bypass surgery...
  16. pmc Employment is associated with the health-related quality of life of morbidly obese persons
    Randi Størdal Lund
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Boks 2168, 3103, Tønsberg, Norway
    Obes Surg 21:1704-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate whether employment status was associated with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population of morbidly obese subjects...
  17. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy and severe malnutrition following duodenal switch
    Erlend T Aasheim
    Department of Medicine, Aker University Hospital and Faculty Division Aker University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Obes Surg 18:1640-3. 2008
    ..This case report demonstrates the importance of awareness of neurological complications following bariatric surgery. These complications require urgent and vigorous therapy when they occur...
  18. pmc Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with obstructive sleep apnea in extremely obese subjects: a cross-sectional study
    Jan Magnus Fredheim
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Department of Medicine, Vestfold Hospital Trust, 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:84. 2011
    ..The aim of our study is to test whether prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in extremely obese (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m²) subjects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vitamin status in morbidly obese patients: a cross-sectional study
    Erlend T Aasheim
    Department of Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:362-9. 2008
    ..Morbid obesity is associated with low circulating concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Few data on the concentrations of other vitamins in morbidly obese patients are available...