Affiliation: Sykehuset i Vestfold
- The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patientsN 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...
- Obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle interventionD 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...
- [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...
- Inflammatory mediators in morbidly obese subjects: associations with glucose abnormalities and changes after oral glucoseDag 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...
- Anthropometric characteristics and type 2 diabetes in extremely obese Caucasian subjects: a cross-sectional studyDag 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...
- Free thyroxine is an independent predictor of subcutaneous fat in euthyroid individualsMaria 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...
- Fasting plasma glucose in the screening for type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese subjectsDag 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...
- Beta cell function after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery and intensive lifestyle interventionD 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...
- Parathyroid hormone, but not vitamin D, is associated with the metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese women and men: a cross-sectional studyJøran 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...
- Obstructive sleep apnea after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass and intensive lifestyle interventionJan 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)...
- Dietary changes in obese patients undergoing gastric bypass or lifestyle intervention: a clinical trialLine 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...
- 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...
- [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
- 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 obesityNjord 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...
- Vitamin status after gastric bypass and lifestyle intervention: a comparative prospective studyErlend 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...
- Employment is associated with the health-related quality of life of morbidly obese personsRandi 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...
- Peripheral neuropathy and severe malnutrition following duodenal switchErlend 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...
- Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with obstructive sleep apnea in extremely obese subjects: a cross-sectional studyJan 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...
- Vitamin status in morbidly obese patients: a cross-sectional studyErlend 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...