I Os

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Mortality and health-related quality of life in prevalent dialysis patients: Comparison between 12-items and 36-items short-form health survey
    Tone Brit Hortemo Østhus
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Kirkeveien 166, Oslo, 0407, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:46. 2012
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life and all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes on dialysis
    Tone Britt Hortemo Osthus
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, N 0484, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Nephrol 13:78. 2012
  3. pmc The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patients
    N Nordstrand
    Morbid Obesity Centre, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint [PPARgamma agonists--antidiabetics with positive effects on cardiovascular risk?]
    Ingrid Os
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, og Fakultetsdivisjon Ullevål, Universitetet i Oslo, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2929-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension in diabetes mellitus type 2
    Ingrid Os
    Faculty Division Ulleval, School of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Obes Metab 8:381-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Essential hypertension in women
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 13:272-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity in women with coronary heart disease during hormone replacement therapy
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:137-45. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of doxazosin GITS and standard doxazosin in the treatment of high blood pressure
    I Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 44:99-106. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney failure]
    Ingrid Os
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1297. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effects of losartan in women with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy: results from the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension Study
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Hypertension 51:1103-8. 2008

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  1. pmc Mortality and health-related quality of life in prevalent dialysis patients: Comparison between 12-items and 36-items short-form health survey
    Tone Brit Hortemo Østhus
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Kirkeveien 166, Oslo, 0407, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:46. 2012
    ..To assess health- related quality of life (HRQOL) with SF-12 and SF-36 and compare their abilities to predict mortality in chronic dialysis patients, after adjusting for traditional risk factors...
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life and all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes on dialysis
    Tone Britt Hortemo Osthus
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, N 0484, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Nephrol 13:78. 2012
    ..e. foot ulcers. This study also explores the mortality risk associated with diabetes in dialysis patients...
  3. pmc The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patients
    N 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint [PPARgamma agonists--antidiabetics with positive effects on cardiovascular risk?]
    Ingrid Os
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, og Fakultetsdivisjon Ullevål, Universitetet i Oslo, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2929-31. 2005
    ..Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists are used as an antidiabetic drug with particular effect on insulin sensitivity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension in diabetes mellitus type 2
    Ingrid Os
    Faculty Division Ulleval, School of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Obes Metab 8:381-7. 2006
    ..These analyses have clearly demonstrated that blood pressure lowering in ISH confers improved prognosis and reduced cardiovascular and renal outcomes in both diabetics and non-diabetics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Essential hypertension in women
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 13:272-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity in women with coronary heart disease during hormone replacement therapy
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:137-45. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of doxazosin GITS and standard doxazosin in the treatment of high blood pressure
    I Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 44:99-106. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney failure]
    Ingrid Os
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1297. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effects of losartan in women with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy: results from the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension Study
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Hypertension 51:1103-8. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Mental stress increases glucose uptake during hyperinsulinemia: associations with sympathetic and cardiovascular responsiveness
    A Moan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Metabolism 44:1303-7. 1995
    ..008), and increase in HR (by 23 +/- 2 v 15 +/- 2 beats per minute, P = .008) as compared with 15 subjects with unchanged/increased glucose concentration.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  12. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease: effect of transdermal 17beta-estradiol and intermittent medroxyprogesterone acetate
    I Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Norway
    Climacteric 6:204-10. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The EWA (estrogen in women with atherosclerosis) study: a randomized study of the use of hormone replacement therapy in women with angiographically verified coronary artery disease. Characteristics of the study population. Effects on lipids and lipoprotei
    I Os
    Department of Medicine, Ulleval University Hospital and Hormone Laboratory, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Intern Med 247:433-41. 2000
    ..To evaluate the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on lipids and lipoproteins in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hemorheological factors and insulin sensitivity in normotensive and hypertensive premenopausal women
    G Nordby
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 8:439-44. 1995
    ..These results suggest hemorheologic, and therefore indirectly hemodynamic factors as correlates to insulin sensitivity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of endothelial cell markers after long-term transdermal hormone replacement therapy in women with coronary artery disease
    I Seljeflot
    Research Forum, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Haemost 83:944-8. 2000
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentrations of TGF-beta1 after hormone replacement therapy
    S Djurovic
    Department of Medical Genetics, Ulleval University Hospital, Osla, Norway
    J Intern Med 247:279-85. 2000
    ..The women had angiographically documented coronary heart disease (CHD) and were randomized to either sequential transdermal 17beta-oestradiol for 14 weeks and then medroxyprogesterone (MPA) for 14 days (HRT) or to a control group (C)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Female preponderance for lisinopril-induced cough in hypertension
    I Os
    Department of Medicine, , Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 7:1012-5. 1994
    ..Similar gender differences were observed during specific questioning. Furthermore, nonsmokers reported an increase in cough more often than did smokers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improved insulin sensitivity with the angiotensin II-receptor blocker losartan in patients with hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors
    T A Aksnes
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hum Hypertens 20:860-6. 2006
    ..5 mg/kg/min, P = 0.039). Thus our data suggest that angiotensin II-receptor blockade with losartan improves glucose metabolism at the cellular level beyond what can be expected by the vasodilatation and blood pressure reduction alone...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of hemoglobin levels on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with isolated systolic hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy (from the LIFE study)
    Marianne L Smebye
    Department of Nephrology, University of Oslo Ullevaal Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 100:855-9. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy does not affect plasma homocysteine in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease. Free tissue factor pathway inhibitor antigen, a circulating anticoagulant, is related to plasma homocysteine
    Ingrid Os
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiology 98:6-12. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Mild essential hypertension in nonobese premenopausal women is characterized by low renin
    G Nordby
    Department of Internal Medicine, , University of Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 5:579-84. 1992
    ..41, P less than .05). Since low renin hypertension is associated with less cardiovascular complications, this may offer an explanation for the better prognosis of hypertension in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary counselling on blood pressure and arterial plasma catecholamines in primary hypertension
    S L Beckmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 8:704-11. 1995
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the combination of enalapril and a very low dose of hydrochlorothiazide with atenolol in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension. Scandinavian Study Group
    I Os
    Department of Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 10:899-904. 1997
    ..019); there was a trend toward more patients achieving target diastolic BP (<90 mm Hg, P = .053). No clinically important differences in safety and tolerability were observed...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of hormone replacement therapy on hemostatic variables in women with angiographically verified coronary artery disease: results from the estrogen in women with atherosclerosis study
    E Hoibraaten
    Haematological Research Laboratory, Department of Haematology, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 98:19-27. 2000
    ..In conclusion, treatment with transdermal estradiol combined with long-cycle progestins was associated with no net activation of coagulation despite reduced levels of coagulation inhibitors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Autonomic function in hypertensive and normotensive subjects: the importance of gender
    K Sevre
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Hypertension 37:1351-6. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that gender is an important determinant of BRS and HRV. Autonomic function parameters were especially impaired in hypertensive women compared with hypertensive men...
  26. ncbi request reprint Controlling systolic blood pressure is difficult in patients with diabetic kidney disease exhibiting moderate-to-severe reductions in renal function
    Marie Grøn Saelen
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Olso, Norway
    Blood Press 14:170-6. 2005
    ..001). Thus, despite the use of multiple antihypertensive drugs, controlling BP - especially the systolic BP - is difficult in high-risk patients with chronic renal failure caused by diabetic kidney disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Metformin and antihypertensive therapy with drugs blocking the renin angiotensin system, a cause of concern?
    H Gudmundsdottir
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Nephrol 66:380-5. 2006
    ..That combination can become life-threatening under certain circumstances...
  28. doi request reprint Association between HIV infection and attenuated diurnal blood pressure rhythm in untreated hypertensive individuals
    M Baekken
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    HIV Med 10:44-52. 2009
    ..e. a fall in systolic blood pressure <10% during the night compared with the day), than with casual BP. The aim of the study was to assess the ABP pattern in an HIV-infected cohort in which hypertension was newly diagnosed...
  29. doi request reprint Blood pressure development and hypertensive retinopathy: 20-year follow-up of middle-aged normotensive and hypertensive men
    H Gudmundsdottir
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hum Hypertens 24:505-13. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint [Metformin should not be used by patients with reduced renal function]
    Helga Gudmundsdottir
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:936-7. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Decreased serum phosphate in essential hypertension. Related to increased sympathetic tone
    S E Kjeldsen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ullevaal Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 1:403-9. 1988
    ..Thus, hypophosphatemia in patients with mild essential hypertension appears to be inversely related to sympathetic adrenal tone and may be caused by increased plasma epinephrine within pathophysiologic arterial concentrations...
  32. ncbi request reprint From treatment to organ damage; a 5-year follow-up study of ambulatory blood pressure in essential hypertension. Diversity between development of left ventricular hypertrophy and urinary albumin excretion
    Aud E Stenehjem
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 16:87-94. 2007
    ..The diversity in development of LVH and ACR during antihypertensive treatment needs to be verified...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Clinical use of COX inhibitors--a consensus]
    Asmund Reikvam
    Institutt for farmakoterapi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1065 Blindern, 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:591-5. 2006
    ..Therefore, on June 14, 2005, the Norwegian Medicines Agency and the Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, held an expert meeting on COX inhibitors...
  34. doi request reprint Hypertension in an urban HIV-positive population compared with the general population: influence of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Morten Baekken
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hypertens 26:2126-33. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of hypertension in an HIV-infected population and to identify possible predictors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Arterial plasma noradrenaline predicts left ventricular mass independently of blood pressure and body build in men who develop hypertension over 20 years
    Arne H Strand
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hypertens 24:905-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate predictors of LV mass, including arterial plasma noradrenaline as an index of sympathetic activity, with particular emphasis on subjects who developed hypertension over a period of 20 years...
  36. ncbi request reprint Office blood pressure measurements overestimate blood pressure control in renal transplant patients
    Aud E Stenehjem
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press Monit 11:125-33. 2006
    ..As hypertension is an important risk factor for renal allograft failure, we aimed to assess blood pressure control in renal transplant patients with deteriorating graft function using different methods of blood pressure measurements...
  37. pmc Microalbuminuria associated with indicators of inflammatory activity in an HIV-positive population
    Morten Baekken
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3130-7. 2008
    ..However, the prevalence of microalbuminuria has barely been investigated in HIV-infected individuals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility and applicability of smoothness index, normalized smoothness index and individualized RDH index during treatment of essential hypertension
    Aud E Stenehjem
    Department of Nephrology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 15:281-90. 2006
    ..Based on our findings, we do not recommend the use of SI or RDH index in the clinical practice...
  39. doi request reprint Effect of HIV duration on ambulatory blood pressure in HIV-infected individuals with high office blood pressure
    Ingjerd W Manner
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 19:188-95. 2010
    ..There is a scarcity of data on ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in HIV-infected individuals. The aim of the study was to identify possible predictors of ABP in HIV-infected individuals...
  40. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and depression in dialysis patients: associations with current smoking
    Tone Brit Hortemo Østhus
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Norway
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 44:46-55. 2010
    ..The study explored health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and depression in a culturally homogeneous dialysis patient population. Furthermore, the associations between HRQoL and depression with current smoking were elaborated...
  41. pmc Fixed combination of losartan and hydrochlorothiazide and reduction of risk of stroke
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:299-305. 2007
    ..The efficacy, tolerability, and convenience of losartan/HCTZ combination therapy may increase patient compliance and lower risk for stroke, a devastating outcome in patients with hypertension...
  42. ncbi request reprint Arterial plasma vasopressin and aldosterone predict left ventricular mass in men who develop hypertension over 20 years
    Arne H Strand
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:365-71. 2007
    ..032) independently explained LV mass index (R(2)=0.85; P=.035). In conclusion, baseline arterial vasopressin and aldosterone, but not renin, appear to predict LV mass in middle-aged men who developed hypertension over a 20-year period...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effects of oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy on C-reactive protein levels and other inflammatory markers in women with high risk of thrombosis
    Anette Løken Eilertsen
    Department of Hematology, Faculty Division, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Maturitas 52:111-8. 2005
    ..No such associations were observed in the estrogen women atherosclerosis (EWA) study of 118 women with established coronary artery disease who were given transdermal HRT...
  44. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure control is hard to achieve in patients with chronic renal failure: results from a survey of renal units in Norway
    Line Katrine Prøsch
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 39:242-8. 2005
    ..To assess the use of antihypertensive drugs and blood pressure (BP) levels in relation to current guidelines for BP control in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lower plasma noradrenaline and blood viscosity on carvedilol vs atenolol in men with recent myocardial infarction
    Gisli Jonsson
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 11:377-84. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the inhibitory effects on the sympathetic nervous system and related blood viscosity are stronger with carvedilol than with atenolol...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect and tolerability of combining lovastatin with nifedipine or lisinopril
    I Os
    Department of Nephrology, , Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 6:688-92. 1993
    ..Liver enzymes increased slightly during lovastatin therapy, while no case of myopathy was reported. Combined therapy with lovastatin and antihypertensive therapy can be safely undertaken...
  47. ncbi request reprint Smoking and relation to other risk factors in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease, with particular reference to whole blood viscosity and beta-cell function
    I Os
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, Postbox 1065, Blindern, University of Oslo, NO 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Intern Med 253:232-9. 2003
    ..To investigate possible associations between smoking habits and other coronary risk factors in postmenopausal women with known coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging describes diastolic function in men prone to develop hypertension over twenty years
    A Strand
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:34-9. 2008
    ..A method for reliably detecting the onset of LV dysfunction before transition to irreversible damage of the myocardium would be of crucial importance in subjects with essential hypertension...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between albumin:creatinine ratio and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in essential hypertension
    V A Boulatov
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hypertens 14:338-44. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the threshold level of ACR > or = 3.0 mg/mmol currently used to define microalbuminuria may be not applicable to EH. Instead, a threshold level of ACR > or = 1. 5 mg/mmol may be more appropriate...
  50. doi request reprint Do screening blood pressure and plasma catecholamines predict development of hypertension? Twenty-year follow-up of middle-aged men
    Helga Gudmundsdottir
    Department of Nephrology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 17:94-103. 2008
    ..However, the predictive impact of arterial plasma catecholamines has never been reported. We investigated arterial catecholamines and blood pressures (BPs) prospectively over 20 years in a group of well-characterized middle-aged men...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of blood pressure variability, white-coat effect and dipping pattern in untreated, uncomplicated and newly diagnosed essential hypertension
    Aud E Stenehjem
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Blood Press 13:214-24. 2004
    ..To investigate the reproducibility of blood pressure (BP) variability, white-coat effect (WCE) and nocturnal dipping pattern in untreated patients with uncomplicated essential hypertension using 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Fixed-dose combinations in the management of hypertension: defining the place of angiotensin receptor antagonists and hydrochlorothiazide
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 5:17-22. 2005
    ..Fixed combination ARB/hydrochlorothiazide agents make sense as initial therapy for patients in whom BP is >20/10 mm Hg above goal...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular events and diabetes with angiotensin-receptor blockers in hypertension: LIFE, SCOPE, and VALUE
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Department of Cardiology and Nephrology, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Curr Hypertens Rep 7:155-7. 2005
  54. doi request reprint Markers of microbial translocation predict hypertension in HIV-infected individuals
    I W Manner
    Department of Nephrology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    HIV Med 14:354-61. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Varicella infection in a renal transplant recipient associated with abdominal pain, hepatitis, and glomerulonephritis
    I Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 35:330-3. 2001
    ..The ongoing immunosuppression may have modified the mesangial cell response to the deposition of immune complexes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Gender imbalance among donors in living kidney transplantation: the Norwegian experience
    Cecilia M Øien
    Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, University of Oslo, Norway
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:783-9. 2005
    ..Gender demographics of living donors and outcomes of LD kidney transplantations in Norway were assessed, as this has not been explored previously...
  57. doi request reprint Serum phosphate, blood pressure, and the metabolic syndrome--20-year follow-up of middle-aged men
    Helga Gudmundsdottir
    From the Department of Nephrology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:814-21. 2008
    ..These findings may suggest a role of low S-phosphate in the development of hypertension and the metabolic syndrome...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gender-associated risk factors for cardiac end points and total mortality after renal transplantation: post hoc analysis of the ALERT study
    Cecilia Montgomery Oien
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Clin Transplant 20:374-82. 2006
    ..Whether renal transplantation restores the gender-dependent cardiac protection and whether there is a difference in the impact of risk factors is not known...
  59. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury with renal replacement therapy in trauma patients
    S Beitland
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:833-40. 2010
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) with renal replacement therapy (RRT) is rare in trauma patients. The primary aim of the study was to assess incidence, mortality and chronic RRT dependency in this patient group...
  60. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 inversely related to vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease. A possible mechanism for the putative cardioprotective role of TGF-beta1?
    I Os
    Department of Nephrology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Intern Med 251:223-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to look at a possible relationship between circulating active TGF-beta1 and adhesion molecules in postmenopausal women with angiographically verified coronary heart disease (CHD) (n=118)...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Uremic pruritus--pathogenesis and treatment]
    Eli Johanne Nordal
    Hudavdelingen, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1201-3. 2007
    ..Itching commonly occurs in patients with chronic renal failure, and can be a most distressful and sometimes disabling symptom...
  62. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the two beta-blockers carvedilol and atenolol on left ventricular ejection fraction and clinical endpoints after myocardial infarction. a single-centre, randomized study of 232 patients
    Gisli Jonsson
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiology 103:148-55. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of carvedilol and atenolol on global and regional left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and on predefined cardiovascular endpoints...
  63. ncbi request reprint Living donor kidney transplantation: the effects of donor age and gender on short- and long-term outcomes
    Cecilia Montgomery Øien
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Transplantation 83:600-6. 2007
    ..The influence of donor age and sex on acute rejection episodes and short- and long-term graft survival in living donor (LD) kidney transplantation has not been well characterized...
  64. ncbi request reprint The antioxidative effects of long-term treatment are more pronounced for carvedilol than for atenolol in post-myocardial infarction patients
    Gisli Jonsson
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 49:27-32. 2007
    ..454). These results indicate that carvedilol has a more pronounced antioxidative effect than atenolol in post-AMI patients, which might be of clinical importance...
  65. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction in patients on long-term beta-adrenergic receptor blocker therapy
    Gisli Jonsson
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiology 106:102-8. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint [Type 2 diabetes and nephropathy--new studies, new treatment strategies?]
    Ingrid Os
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling Ullevål universitetssykehus 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:918-20. 2002
    ..It is important to lower the blood pressure to inhibit progression of renal failure and to prevent micro- and macrovascular disease in these patients. There is an ongoing discussion on what should be the drug of choice...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Hormone replacement therapy in menopause and cardiovascular disease--one more time]
    Ingrid Os
    Institutt for farmakoterapi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1065 Blindern 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:1808-10. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint More heat to support aggressive blood pressure lowering: the FEVER study
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    J Hypertens 23:2145-6. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint [Uric acid--more deleterious than we thought?]
    Aud Høieggen
    Nyremedisinsk avdeling, Medisinsk divisjon, Ullevål universitetsykehus, 0407 Oslo aud hoieggen ulleval no
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1330-2. 2005
    ..It is still disputed, however, whether hyperuricaemia is an independent cardiovascular risk factor or just a marker of increased cardiovascular risk...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Staging and measurement of renal function in chronic renal conditions]
    Anders Hartmann
    Nyreseksjonen, Medisinsk avdeling, Rikshospitalet
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1198-200. 2006
    ..We address the importance and implications of these new definitions...
  71. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement use and cardiovascular function and structure in postmenopausal women
    Joseph Tomson
    Blood Press 14:3-5. 2005
  72. ncbi request reprint Renal hypertensive target organ damage--new evidence emerges in diabetics and smokers
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Blood Press 13:324-5. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of fluvastatin response and dyslipidemia in renal transplant recipients
    Jonathan B Singer
    Clinical Pharmacogenetics, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 48:2072-8. 2007
    ..Polymorphisms in 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (HMGCR) previously reported to affect the efficacy of pravastatin did not show a similar effect on the reduction of LDL cholesterol by fluvastatin...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Can hydrochlorothiazide and chlorthalidone be compared in the treatment of hypertension?]
    Ingrid Os
    Institutt for farmakoterapi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1065 Blindern, 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:829. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in very old people
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    J Hypertens 21:2249-50. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral hemodynamic effects of losartan and in combination with hydrochlorothiazide in mild to moderate essential hypertension
    Valery I Podzolkov
    Clinic of Internal Diseases, Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russia
    Blood Press 12:239-45. 2003
    ..We aimed to clarify the effects of losartan and its combination with hydrochlorothiazide on 24-h blood pressures (BPs), central hemodynamics and microcirculation in essential hypertension (EH)...
  77. ncbi request reprint [COX-2 inhibitors and their effects on kidney and blood pressure]
    Ingrid Os
    Institutt for farmakoterapi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1065 Blindern 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1339-41. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint [Sex differences in the risk for coronary heart disease]
    Ingrid Os
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2225. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint [Thiazides in the treatment of hypertension]
    Ingrid Os
    Institutt for farmakoterapi, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1065 Blindern, 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:2100-1. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint [Acute renal failure during the treatment of heart failure with ACE inhibitors]
    Ingrid Os
    Institutt for farmakoterapi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1065 0316 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:30-2. 2003