I Njølstad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi Smoking, serum lipids, blood pressure, and sex differences in myocardial infarction. A 12-year follow-up of the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 93:450-6. 1996
  2. ncbi Body height, cardiovascular risk factors, and risk of stroke in middle-aged men and women. A 14-year follow-up of the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 94:2877-82. 1996
  3. doi Mean platelet volume is a risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study, Tromsø, Norway
    S K Braekkan
    Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:157-62. 2010
  4. doi Serum osteoprotegerin is a predictor for incident cardiovascular disease and mortality in a general population: the Tromsø Study
    A Vik
    Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, Department of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 9:638-44. 2011
  5. ncbi Tracking of cardiovascular risk factors: the Tromsø study, 1979-1995
    T Wilsgaard
    Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 154:418-26. 2001
  6. ncbi Increase in weight in all birth cohorts in a general population: The Tromsø Study, 1974-1994
    B K Jacobsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 161:466-72. 2001
  7. ncbi Coronary heart disease risk factors in subjects whose brothers, sisters or husbands developed premature myocardial infarction during 12 years of follow-up. The Finnmark Study (1977-1989)
    T Brenn
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Cardiovasc Risk 5:325-30. 1998
  8. ncbi Preinfarction blood pressure and smoking are determinants for a fatal outcome of myocardial infarction: a prospective analysis from the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 158:1326-32. 1998
  9. doi Relation between serum osteoprotegerin and carotid intima media thickness in a general population - the Tromsø Study
    A Vik
    Department of Medicine, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:2133-9. 2010
  10. doi Serum osteoprotegerin, sRANKL and carotid plaque formation and growth in a general population--the Tromsø study
    A Vik
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:898-905. 2010

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Smoking, serum lipids, blood pressure, and sex differences in myocardial infarction. A 12-year follow-up of the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 93:450-6. 1996
    ..In particular, it is not clear whether smoking carries a similar risk of coronary heart disease in men and women...
  2. ncbi Body height, cardiovascular risk factors, and risk of stroke in middle-aged men and women. A 14-year follow-up of the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Circulation 94:2877-82. 1996
    ..Body height is a sensitive marker for socioeconomic conditions, but results are conflicting as to whether height is associated with stroke...
  3. doi Mean platelet volume is a risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study, Tromsø, Norway
    S K Braekkan
    Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:157-62. 2010
    ..MPV is increased in acute myocardial infarction, and has been identified as an independent risk factor for future myocardial infarction and stroke...
  4. doi Serum osteoprotegerin is a predictor for incident cardiovascular disease and mortality in a general population: the Tromsø Study
    A Vik
    Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, Department of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 9:638-44. 2011
    ..Osteoprotegerin (OPG) concentration in serum is associated with the presence and severity of atherosclerosis...
  5. ncbi Tracking of cardiovascular risk factors: the Tromsø study, 1979-1995
    T Wilsgaard
    Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 154:418-26. 2001
    ..No major sex differences were observed in tracking. However, women were more likely than men to remain in the upper sextile of systolic and diastolic blood pressures and of BMI...
  6. ncbi Increase in weight in all birth cohorts in a general population: The Tromsø Study, 1974-1994
    B K Jacobsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 161:466-72. 2001
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for a number of chronic diseases. Few longitudinal studies have examined changes in body mass index (BMI [calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters])...
  7. ncbi Coronary heart disease risk factors in subjects whose brothers, sisters or husbands developed premature myocardial infarction during 12 years of follow-up. The Finnmark Study (1977-1989)
    T Brenn
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Cardiovasc Risk 5:325-30. 1998
    ..In individuals whose relatives have experienced heart disease, levels of classic risk factors may have been underestimated because of life style changes after serious family disease or inaccurate disease reports...
  8. ncbi Preinfarction blood pressure and smoking are determinants for a fatal outcome of myocardial infarction: a prospective analysis from the Finnmark Study
    I Njølstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 158:1326-32. 1998
    ..Serum cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and smoking are the classic coronary risk factors, but what determines whether a myocardial infarction will be fatal or not?..
  9. doi Relation between serum osteoprotegerin and carotid intima media thickness in a general population - the Tromsø Study
    A Vik
    Department of Medicine, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø CART, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:2133-9. 2010
    ..Previous studies have reported conflicting results on the relation between serum osteoprotegerin (OPG) concentration and carotid intima media thickness (CIMT)...
  10. doi Serum osteoprotegerin, sRANKL and carotid plaque formation and growth in a general population--the Tromsø study
    A Vik
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 8:898-905. 2010
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  11. doi Hyperglycemia, assessed according to HbA1c , and future risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø study
    G Lerstad
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Hematologic Research Group HERG, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 12:313-9. 2014
    ..HbA1c , a marker of average plasma glucose level during the previous 8-12 weeks, is associated with the future risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality...
  12. doi Incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in Norway, 1999-2007
    H M Lindekleiv
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:34-40. 2011
    ..To investigate changes and regional variations in annual incidence rates of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in Norway between 1999 and 2007...
  13. doi Endogenous testosterone and the prospective association with carotid atherosclerosis in men: the Tromsø study
    T Vikan
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:289-95. 2009
    ..The lack of prospective associations in our study may be due to increased use of anti-hypertensive and lipid-lowering drugs from 1994 baseline to follow-up...
  14. pmc Cognitive function, drusen, and age-related macular degeneration: a cross-sectional study
    H Lindekleiv
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eye (Lond) 27:1281-7. 2013
    ..We assessed the relationship between drusen, late AMD, and cognitive test scores, adjusted for potential confounders...
  15. doi Family history of myocardial infarction is an independent risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø study
    S K Braekkan
    Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø, Department of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Thromb Haemost 6:1851-7. 2008
    ..Recent studies indicate that arterial cardiovascular diseases and venous thromboembolism (VTE) share common risk factors. A family history of myocardial infarction (MI) is a strong and independent risk factor for future MI...
  16. ncbi 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...