Bjørn O Eriksen

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital of North Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cystatin C is not a better estimator of GFR than plasma creatinine in the general population
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Clinic of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 78:1305-11. 2010
  2. pmc GFR normalized to total body water allows comparisons across genders and body sizes
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1517-25. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of declining glomerular filtration rate in a population-based chronic kidney disease cohort
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nephron Clin Pract 115:c41-50. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The role of cystatin C in improving GFR estimation in the general population
    Bjørn Odvar Eriksen
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:32-40. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint In chronic kidney disease staging the use of the chronicity criterion affects prognosis and the rate of progression
    B O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 72:1242-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The progression of chronic kidney disease: a 10-year population-based study of the effects of gender and age
    B O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology and Clinical Research Centre, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 69:375-82. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Albuminuria, metabolic syndrome and the risk of mortality and cardiovascular events
    Marit D Solbu
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 204:503-8. 2009
  8. pmc Estimated GFR associates with cardiovascular risk factors independently of measured GFR
    Ulla Dorte Mathisen
    Section of Nephrology, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:927-37. 2011
  9. pmc Physical exercise, fasting glucose, and renal hyperfiltration in the general population: the Renal Iohexol Clearance Survey in Tromsø 6 (RENIS-T6)
    Toralf Melsom
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1801-10. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Cystatin C as risk factor for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in the general population. The Tromsø Study
    Ingrid Toft
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2780-7. 2012

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Cystatin C is not a better estimator of GFR than plasma creatinine in the general population
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Clinic of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 78:1305-11. 2010
    ..Hence, the better prediction of cardiovascular disease by cystatin C than creatinine measurements, found by others, may be due to factors other than GFR...
  2. pmc GFR normalized to total body water allows comparisons across genders and body sizes
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1517-25. 2011
    ..We propose that regression-based normalization of GFR to a standardized TBW of 40 L should replace the current practice of normalizing GFR to 1.73 m(2) of body-surface area...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of declining glomerular filtration rate in a population-based chronic kidney disease cohort
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nephron Clin Pract 115:c41-50. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to study predictors of rate of change in GFR in a population-based cohort...
  4. doi request reprint The role of cystatin C in improving GFR estimation in the general population
    Bjørn Odvar Eriksen
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:32-40. 2012
    ..We investigated whether regression models using cystatin C level alone or in combination with creatinine level in principle would improve GFR estimation in the general population compared with models using creatinine level alone...
  5. ncbi request reprint In chronic kidney disease staging the use of the chronicity criterion affects prognosis and the rate of progression
    B O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 72:1242-8. 2007
    ..Hence, we suggest that the chronicity criterion is an important determinant of the characteristics of the population of patients with CKD stages 3 and 4. This may have practical consequences in both research and clinical work...
  6. ncbi request reprint The progression of chronic kidney disease: a 10-year population-based study of the effects of gender and age
    B O Eriksen
    Department of Nephrology and Clinical Research Centre, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 69:375-82. 2006
    ..A high mortality pre-empted the development of renal failure in many patients. The prognosis of CKD depended strongly on gender...
  7. doi request reprint Albuminuria, metabolic syndrome and the risk of mortality and cardiovascular events
    Marit D Solbu
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 204:503-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present prospective, population-based study of non-diabetic individuals was to examine the association between low-grade urinary albumin-excretion, MetS, and cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality...
  8. pmc Estimated GFR associates with cardiovascular risk factors independently of measured GFR
    Ulla Dorte Mathisen
    Section of Nephrology, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:927-37. 2011
    ..Thus, estimates of cardiovascular risk associated with small changes in eGFR must be interpreted with caution...
  9. pmc Physical exercise, fasting glucose, and renal hyperfiltration in the general population: the Renal Iohexol Clearance Survey in Tromsø 6 (RENIS-T6)
    Toralf Melsom
    Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1801-10. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether lack of physical exercise is associated with hyperfiltration and whether exercise modifies the positive association between fasting glucose and measured GFR...
  10. doi request reprint Cystatin C as risk factor for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in the general population. The Tromsø Study
    Ingrid Toft
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2780-7. 2012
    ..73 m2) and possibly a more sensitive marker for cardiovascular risk and all-cause mortality. We examined the association of cystatin C with cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality in a prospective population-based study...
  11. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure is associated with measured glomerular filtration rate in the general middle-aged population
    Ulla D Mathisen
    Section of Nephrology, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Hypertens 30:497-504. 2012
    ..Whether there is an association between the earliest stages of elevated blood pressure and variations in kidney function within the normal range in the general population has not been investigated using accurate methodology...
  12. pmc Impaired fasting glucose is associated with renal hyperfiltration in the general population
    Toralf Melsom
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital of North Norway, and the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Diabetes Care 34:1546-51. 2011
    ..We assessed whether impaired fasting glucose (IFG; 5.6-6.9 mmol/L), elevated HbA1c, or hyperinsulinemia are associated with hyperfiltration in the general middle-aged population...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in insulin sensitivity, renal function, and markers of endothelial dysfunction in hypertension--the impact of microalbuminuria: a 13-year follow-up study
    Marit Dahl Solbu
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Metabolism 58:408-15. 2009
    ..A decline in renal function predicted by urinary albumin excretion was suggested. Microalbuminuria may not be a metabolic trait, but a marker mainly of renal endothelial dysfunction...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk-factors predict progression of urinary albumin-excretion in a general, non-diabetic population: a gender-specific follow-up study
    Marit D Solbu
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 201:398-406. 2008
    ..Endpoint-data are needed to explore the clinical significance of low-grade UAE increase...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subclinical cardiovascular disease is associated with a high glomerular filtration rate in the nondiabetic general population
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    1 Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway 2 Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway 3 Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Kidney Int 86:146-53. 2014
    ..Thus, high GFR is associated with carotid atherosclerosis and left ventricular hypertrophy and should be investigated as a possible risk factor for manifest cardiovascular disease in longitudinal studies. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Metabolic risk factors associated with serum creatinine in a non-diabetic population
    Jens Kronborg
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:707-13. 2007
    ..91, 95% CI 0.59-3.22; 2.61, 95% CI 1.28-3.95 and 3.20, 95% CI 1.80-4.60). These findings suggest that even early impairment of renal function may be associated with insulin resistance and dyslipidemia, regardless of renal albumin leakage...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prediction of acute renal failure after cardiac surgery: retrospective cross-validation of a clinical algorithm
    Bjørn O Eriksen
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:77-81. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to cross-validate this algorithm in a patient population from Europe, and to assess its usefulness as a clinical tool...
  18. ncbi request reprint Proinsulin:insulin and insulin:glucose ratios as predictors of carotid plaque growth: a population-based 7 year follow-up of the Tromsø Study
    J Kronborg
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Diabetologia 50:1607-14. 2007
    ..In this prospective population-based study, we examined whether the proinsulin:insulin ratio (PIR) or insulin:glucose ratio (IGR, an insulin resistance surrogate) predicted carotid plaque size in nondiabetic participants...