R T Lie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Causes of perinatal death at a tertiary care hospital in Northern Tanzania 2000-2010: a registry based study
    Blandina T Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, P, O Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:139. 2012
  2. pmc Cause-specific neonatal mortality in a neonatal care unit in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study
    Blandina Theophil Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, PO Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pediatr 12:116. 2012
  3. pmc Risk factors for maternal death in the highlands of rural northern Tanzania: a case-control study
    Bjørg Evjen-Olsen
    Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Mbulu District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 8:52. 2008
  4. pmc Transfer of newborns to neonatal care unit: a registry based study in Northern Tanzania
    Blandina T Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, PO Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:68. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal and paternal influences on length of pregnancy
    Rolv T Lie
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, University of Bergen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
    Obstet Gynecol 107:880-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational exchange and perinatal risks: a note on interpretation of generational recurrence risks
    Rolv T Lie
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:13-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Survival and reproduction among males with birth defects and risk of recurrence in their children
    R T Lie
    Section for Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Bldg, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    JAMA 285:755-60. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Maternal smoking and oral clefts: the role of detoxification pathway genes
    Rolv T Lie
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Epidemiology 19:606-15. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Anaemia in pregnancy: possible causes and risk factors in Nepali women
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:3-8. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 69:215-22. 2000

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Publications44

  1. pmc Causes of perinatal death at a tertiary care hospital in Northern Tanzania 2000-2010: a registry based study
    Blandina T Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, P, O Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:139. 2012
    ..This study aimed at classifying causes of perinatal death in order to identify categories of potentially preventable deaths...
  2. pmc Cause-specific neonatal mortality in a neonatal care unit in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study
    Blandina Theophil Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, PO Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pediatr 12:116. 2012
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  3. pmc Risk factors for maternal death in the highlands of rural northern Tanzania: a case-control study
    Bjørg Evjen-Olsen
    Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Mbulu District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 8:52. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Transfer of newborns to neonatal care unit: a registry based study in Northern Tanzania
    Blandina T Mmbaga
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, PO Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:68. 2011
    ..Adequate neonatal care may contribute to reduced mortality. We studied factors associated with transfer of babies to a neonatal care unit (NCU) in data from a birth registry at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Tanzania...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal and paternal influences on length of pregnancy
    Rolv T Lie
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, University of Bergen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
    Obstet Gynecol 107:880-5. 2006
    ..Similar tendencies between mother and child could represent maternal genes passed to the fetus, as well as genes to the mother received from the grandmother that affect a woman's capacity to carry a pregnancy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational exchange and perinatal risks: a note on interpretation of generational recurrence risks
    Rolv T Lie
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:13-8. 2007
    ..How recurrence risks reflect and shape the underlying contributions to overall perinatal risk is illustrated through a review of published data from Norway on gestational age, pre-eclampsia and birth defects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Survival and reproduction among males with birth defects and risk of recurrence in their children
    R T Lie
    Section for Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansens Bldg, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    JAMA 285:755-60. 2001
    ..Few systematic data exist on survival and reproduction among males with birth defects and their contribution to occurrence of birth defects in the next generation...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal smoking and oral clefts: the role of detoxification pathway genes
    Rolv T Lie
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Epidemiology 19:606-15. 2008
    ..There is evidence for an effect of cigarette smoking on risk of oral clefts. There are also hypothetical pathways for a biologic effect involving toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anaemia in pregnancy: possible causes and risk factors in Nepali women
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:3-8. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the importance of nutritional deficiencies and infections in the development of anaemia in pregnant Nepali women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 69:215-22. 2000
    ..We aimed to investigate whether there is any seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women...
  11. pmc Long term mortality of mothers and fathers after pre-eclampsia: population based cohort study
    H U Irgens
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Haukeland Hospital, N5021 Bergen, Norway
    BMJ 323:1213-7. 2001
    ..To assess whether mothers and fathers have a higher long term risk of death, particularly from cardiovascular disease and cancer, after the mother has had pre-eclampsia...
  12. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of survival and childbearing among female subjects with birth defects and the risk of recurrence in their children
    R Skjaerven
    Section for Medical Statistics and the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, University of Bergen
    N Engl J Med 340:1057-62. 1999
    ..The rate of survival was determined through 1992, and the rate of childbearing was determined through October 1997. We also estimated the risk of birth defects in the children of these subjects...
  13. pmc Relation between size of delivery unit and neonatal death in low risk deliveries: population based study
    D Moster
    Department of Paediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 80:F221-5. 1999
    ..To examine risk of neonatal death after low risk pregnancies in relation to size of delivery units...
  14. pmc Joint association of Apgar scores and early neonatal symptoms with minor disabilities at school age
    D Moster
    Department of Paediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 86:F16-21. 2002
    ..To examine whether the combination of a low five minute Apgar score and symptoms of neonatal encephalopathy is associated with minor impairments at school age...
  15. ncbi request reprint The interval between pregnancies and the risk of preeclampsia
    Rolv Skjaerven
    Section for Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, and the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    N Engl J Med 346:33-8. 2002
    ..However, the difference in risk might instead be explained by the interval between births. A longer interbirth interval may be associated with both a change of partner and a higher risk of preeclampsia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cleft palate, transforming growth factor alpha gene variants, and maternal exposures: assessing gene-environment interactions in case-parent triads
    Astanand Jugessur
    Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Genet Epidemiol 25:367-74. 2003
    ..7, 95% CI=0.2-15.7). In conclusion, we find little evidence of interaction between the child's genotypes at TGFA TaqI and various exposures for cleft palate, with the possible exception of folic acid intake...
  17. pmc Genetic variants in IRF6 and the risk of facial clefts: single-marker and haplotype-based analyses in a population-based case-control study of facial clefts in Norway
    Astanand Jugessur
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Genet Epidemiol 32:413-24. 2008
    ..113). Taken together, these findings further support a role for IRF6 variants in clefting of the lip and provide specific risk estimates in a Norwegian population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effects of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene variants C677T and A1298C on the risk of orofacial clefts in 261 Norwegian case-parent triads
    Astanand Jugessur
    Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1083-91. 2003
    ..These findings suggest a possible role of MTHFR and folic acid in the causation of orofacial clefts, but the strength and direction of these effects remain to be clarified...
  19. ncbi request reprint Case-parent triads: estimating single- and double-dose effects of fetal and maternal disease gene haplotypes
    H K Gjessing
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    Ann Hum Genet 70:382-96. 2006
    ..Software for these analyses, HAPLIN, is publicly available through our web site. As an illustration we have re-analyzed data on the MSX1 homeobox-gene on chromosome 4 to show how haplotypes may influence the risk of oral clefts...
  20. doi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics and perinatal mortality among singletons in North East Tanzania: a registry-based study
    N Abu Habib
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:960-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate how sociodemographic patterns affect perinatal mortality in Northern Tanzania...
  21. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and methylmalonic acid levels in pregnant Nepali women. Should cobalamin supplementation be considered?
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:856-64. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate homocysteine and methylmalonic acid levels as markers of functional cobalamin and folate status in pregnant Nepali women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anemia in pregnancy in the highlands of Tanzania
    S G Hinderaker
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:18-26. 2001
    ..The study confirms that preventing anemia is a challenge in preventive antenatal care in the highlands of Tanzania. Studies focussing on the specific etiologic agents are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neonatal mortality rates in communities with small maternity units compared with those having larger maternity units
    D Moster
    Department of Paediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BJOG 108:904-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: We observed a small but significantly decreased neonatal mortality in areas where the great majority of births occurred in large hospitals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variants of developmental genes (TGFA, TGFB3, and MSX1) and their associations with orofacial clefts: a case-parent triad analysis
    Astanand Jugessur
    Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Genet Epidemiol 24:230-9. 2003
    ..The effect of this TGFA genotype was even stronger among children homozygous for the MSX1-CA A4 allele, raising the possibility of interaction between these two genes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Paternal occupational exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields and risk of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Geir Mjøen
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:529-35. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess associations between paternal occupational exposure to RFR and adverse pregnancy outcomes including birth defects using population-based data from Norway...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal hematological status and risk of low birth weight and preterm delivery in Nepal
    G T Bondevik
    Centre for International Health and the Section for Medical Statistics, Armauer Hansens Building, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:402-8. 2001
    ..Low maternal age, height or body mass index also increased the risk of low birth weight. Improvements in the nutritional status of young Nepali women could contribute to improved health among their infants...
  27. ncbi request reprint Variations in the risk of disability pension in Norway 1970-99. A gender-specific age-period-cohort analysis
    Sturla Gjesdal
    Division for Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 32:340-8. 2004
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether cohort or period effects could explain the varying and generally increasing incidence of disability pension in Norway between 1970 and 1999...
  28. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and the risk of birth defects in Norway
    Method Kazaura
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Epidemiol 14:566-70. 2004
    ..We studied 1,869,388 births from The Medical Birth Registry of Norway to assess the effect of father's age on risks of birth defects in offspring...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lung function and symptoms among indigenous Mayan women exposed to high levels of indoor air pollution
    E Diaz
    Section for General Practice, Department for Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway esperanza diaz isf uib no
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1372-9. 2007
    ..Indoor air pollution from burning of biomass fuel in open fires is a known risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in developing countries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Examination of IMPA1 and IMPA2 genes in manic-depressive patients: association between IMPA2 promoter polymorphisms and bipolar disorder
    G Sjøholt
    Dr Einar Martens Research Group for Biological Psychiatry and Locus on Neuroscience, Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Mol Psychiatry 9:621-9. 2004
    ..The association between manic-depressive illness and IMPA2 variants supports several reports on the linkage of bipolar disorder to chromosome 18p11.2, and sustains the possible role of IMPA2 as a susceptibility gene in bipolar disorder...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of reducing indoor air pollution on women's respiratory symptoms and lung function: the RESPIRE Randomized Trial, Guatemala
    Tone Smith-Sivertsen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 170:211-20. 2009
    ..50, 0.97). However, no significant effects on lung function were found after 12-18 months. Reducing indoor air pollution from household biomass burning may relieve symptoms consistent with chronic respiratory tract irritation...
  32. ncbi request reprint A medical birth registry at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
    Per Bergsjø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    East Afr J Public Health 4:1-4. 2007
    ..To establish a medical birth registry intended to serve clinical, administrative and research purposes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Grandparents' age and the risk of Down's syndrome in Norway
    Method R Kazaura
    Centre for International Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:236-40. 2006
    ..Less is known about any effects of the age of grandparents. Objective. To assess whether maternal or paternal grandparents' age is associated with the risk of Down's syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increasing risk of gastroschisis in Norway: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Method R Kazaura
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 159:358-63. 2004
    ..A contribution to risk also from fathers born in more recent years or from young fathers increases the likelihood that a factor related to modern lifestyles of young couples may be related to risk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ossification sequence in infants who die during the perinatal period: population-based references
    Øystein E Olsen
    Department of Radiology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Radiology 225:240-4. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Down's syndrome and paternal age in Norway
    Method R Kazaura
    Centre for International Health, Section for Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:314-9. 2002
    ..11-fold increased risk per 10 years of paternal age, 95% CI of odds ratio 0.99, 1.22) and not statistically significant...
  37. ncbi request reprint Anemia in pregnancy in rural Tanzania: associations with micronutrients status and infections
    S G Hinderaker
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:192-9. 2002
    ..We studied the association between anemia in pregnancy and characteristics related to nutrition and infections...
  38. ncbi request reprint Birth defects in children conceived by ICSI compared with children conceived by other IVF-methods; a meta-analysis
    Rolv T Lie
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen and The Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 34:696-701. 2005
    ..Data from available cohort studies comparing ICSI with standard in vitro fertilization (IVF) should be combined to evaluate the risks involved with ICSI...
  39. ncbi request reprint Skeletal measurements among infants who die during the perinatal period: new population-based reference
    Øystein E Olsen
    Department of Radiology, Haukeland University Hospital, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Pediatr Radiol 32:667-73. 2002
    ..Reference data for roentgen skeletal measurements among infants who die during the perinatal period is not available, although it might prove helpful in the study of pre-autopsy radiographs...
  40. doi request reprint Maternal dietary intake of vitamin A and risk of orofacial clefts: a population-based case-control study in Norway
    Anne Marte W Johansen
    Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1164-70. 2008
    ..20, 1.14). Maternal intake of vitamin A is associated with reduced risk of cleft palate only, and there is no evidence of increased risk of clefts among women in our study with the highest 5% of vitamin A intake...
  41. pmc Retraction of paper on maternal diabetes
    Gillian Hawthorne
    BMJ 327:929. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Parent's occupation and isolated orofacial clefts in Norway: a population-based case-control study
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, NC 22709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:763-71. 2007
    ..Occupational factors have been associated with risk of orofacial clefts in offspring, although data are limited. We explored associations between parent's occupation and isolated orofacial clefts using a population-based case-control study...
  43. ncbi request reprint No association between preeclampsia or cesarean section and incidence of type 1 diabetes among children: a large, population-based cohort study
    Lars C Stene
    Diabetes Research Centre, Ulleval Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Res 54:487-90. 2003
    ..The majority of routinely recorded perinatal factors are only weakly associated with type 1 diabetes, or not at all...
  44. ncbi request reprint How do we best detect toxic effects of drugs taken during pregnancy? A EuroMap paper
    Jørn Olsen
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Vannelyst Boulevard 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Drug Saf 25:21-32. 2002
    ..These considerations are based upon our results from a European Union-funded concerted action called EuroMaP (Medicine and Pregnancy)...