Stein Harald Johnsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monocyte count is a predictor of novel plaque formation: a 7-year follow-up study of 2610 persons without carotid plaque at baseline the Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 36:715-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are protective against plaque progression: a follow-up study of 1952 persons with carotid atherosclerosis the Tromsø study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 112:498-504. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in plaque morphology may explain the higher male prevalence of myocardial infarction compared to angina pectoris. The Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 39:36-41. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Carotid atherosclerosis is a stronger predictor of myocardial infarction in women than in men: a 6-year follow-up study of 6226 persons: the Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 38:2873-80. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Atherosclerosis in abdominal aortic aneurysms: a causal event or a process running in parallel? The Tromsø study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1263-8. 2010
  6. pmc The metabolic syndrome and progression of carotid atherosclerosis over 13 years. The Tromsø study
    Marit Herder
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:77. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Carotid plaque area and intima-media thickness in prediction of first-ever ischemic stroke: a 10-year follow-up of 6584 men and women: the Tromsø Study
    Ellisiv B Mathiesen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 42:972-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Repeated visual and computer-assisted carotid plaque characterization in a longitudinal population-based ultrasound study: the Tromsø study
    Einar Fosse
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Ultrasound Med Biol 32:3-11. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Long-term use of lipid-lowering drugs slows progression of carotid atherosclerosis: the Tromso study 1994 to 2008
    Marit Herder
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Breivika, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:858-62. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria as risk factor for initiation and progression of carotid atherosclerosis in non-diabetic persons: the Tromsø Study
    Lone Jørgensen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur Heart J 28:363-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Monocyte count is a predictor of novel plaque formation: a 7-year follow-up study of 2610 persons without carotid plaque at baseline the Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 36:715-9. 2005
    ..In this prospective population-based study, we examined whether monocyte count in blood is a predictor of future plaque formation in persons without pre-existing carotid atherosclerosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are protective against plaque progression: a follow-up study of 1952 persons with carotid atherosclerosis the Tromsø study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 112:498-504. 2005
    ..In this prospective, population-based ultrasound study, we investigated how HDL cholesterol relates to carotid plaque progression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in plaque morphology may explain the higher male prevalence of myocardial infarction compared to angina pectoris. The Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 39:36-41. 2005
    ..To study whether the degree of carotid atherosclerosis and the male predominance of echolucent plaques could explain the sex difference in myocardial infarction (MI) compared to angina pectoris (AP)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Carotid atherosclerosis is a stronger predictor of myocardial infarction in women than in men: a 6-year follow-up study of 6226 persons: the Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 38:2873-80. 2007
    ..In this prospective, population-based study, we measured carotid IMT, total plaque area, and plaque echogenicity as predictors for first-ever myocardial infarction (MI)...
  5. doi request reprint Atherosclerosis in abdominal aortic aneurysms: a causal event or a process running in parallel? The Tromsø study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1263-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between carotid, femoral, and coronary atherosclerosis and abdominal aortic diameter, and whether atherosclerosis was a risk marker for AAA...
  6. pmc The metabolic syndrome and progression of carotid atherosclerosis over 13 years. The Tromsø study
    Marit Herder
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:77. 2012
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. In this study, we examine if metabolic syndrome predicts progression of atherosclerosis over 13 years...
  7. doi request reprint Carotid plaque area and intima-media thickness in prediction of first-ever ischemic stroke: a 10-year follow-up of 6584 men and women: the Tromsø Study
    Ellisiv B Mathiesen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 42:972-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal population-based study was to assess the risk of ischemic stroke associated with plaque area and IMT in the carotid artery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Repeated visual and computer-assisted carotid plaque characterization in a longitudinal population-based ultrasound study: the Tromsø study
    Einar Fosse
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Ultrasound Med Biol 32:3-11. 2006
    ..Computer-assisted off-line classification had better reproducibility. However, the method is influenced by measurement errors, both in the outlining of the plaque and in the standardization procedure...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term use of lipid-lowering drugs slows progression of carotid atherosclerosis: the Tromso study 1994 to 2008
    Marit Herder
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Breivika, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:858-62. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of LLD on change in carotid intima media thickness and total plaque area in a general population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria as risk factor for initiation and progression of carotid atherosclerosis in non-diabetic persons: the Tromsø Study
    Lone Jørgensen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur Heart J 28:363-9. 2007
    ..In this prospective, population-based study, we examined whether urinary albumin-to-creatinine-ratios (ACR) in the lower range were associated with the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis...
  11. doi request reprint Carotid atherosclerosis predicts lower cognitive test results: a 7-year follow-up study of 4,371 stroke-free subjects - the Tromsø study
    Kjell Arne Arntzen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cerebrovasc Dis 33:159-65. 2012
    ..Prospective population studies have shown associations between carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and stenosis and cognitive decline and dementia in elderly stroke-free persons, whereas results in the middle-aged are conflicting...
  12. doi request reprint Relation of common carotid artery lumen diameter to general arterial dilating diathesis and abdominal aortic aneurysms: the Tromsø Study
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 169:330-8. 2009
    ..2, 2.9) and 4.1 (95% confidence interval: 1.5, 10.8), respectively). Thus, CCA lumen diameter was positively correlated with femoral and abdominal aortic artery diameter and was an independent risk factor for AAA...
  13. doi request reprint Risk factors for progression of carotid intima-media thickness and total plaque area: a 13-year follow-up study: the Tromsø Study
    Marit Herder
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, and Department of Radiology, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Stroke 43:1818-23. 2012
    ..Data on risk factors for progression of intima-media thickness (IMT) and plaque are scarce. The objective was to determine long-term risk factors for total plaque area (TPA) and IMT as well as risk factors for progression (ΔTPA and ΔIMT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Carotid plaque compared with intima-media thickness as a predictor of coronary and cerebrovascular disease
    Stein Harald Johnsen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital North Norway, N 9038 Breivika, Tromsø, Norway
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:21-7. 2009
    ..Echolucent plaque morphology (ie, lipid-rich plaques) seems to increase the risk for MI and stroke. New evidence suggests that total plaque area is the most strongly predictive of cardiovascular risk of the ultrasound phenotypes...
  15. doi request reprint Are the currently used reference intervals for creatine kinase (CK) reflecting the general population? The Tromsø Study
    Hallvard Lilleng
    Department of Neurology and Neurophysiology, The University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:879-84. 2012
    ..It also assessed the pattern of CK-normalization after standardized control analyses...