Harald Arnesen

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Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi Oral anticoagulation after myocardial infarction
    Harald Arnesen
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 109:163-70. 2003
  2. doi Low heart rates predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Norway
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:726-31. 2013
  3. ncbi Exercise capacity and quality of life after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction: results from the Autologous Stem cell Transplantation in Acute Myocardial Infarction (ASTAMI) randomized contro
    Ketil Lunde
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am Heart J 154:710.e1-8. 2007
  4. doi Adipose tissue expression of interleukin-18 mRNA is elevated in subjects with metabolic syndrome and independently associated with fasting glucose
    Thomas W Weiss
    Centre for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:650-4. 2011
  5. doi Efficacy and safety of immediate angioplasty versus ischemia-guided management after thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction in areas with very long transfer distances results of the NORDISTEMI (NORwegian study on DIstrict treatment of ST-elevation my
    Ellen Bøhmer
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:102-10. 2010
  6. doi The L-arginine-asymmetric dimethylarginine ratio is strongly related to the severity of chronic heart failure. No effects of exercise training
    Ingebjørg Seljeflot
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Card Fail 17:135-42. 2011
  7. doi Inflammatory and thrombotic markers in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis and early PCI: a NORDISTEMI substudy
    Sigrun Halvorsen
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 130:495-500. 2012
  8. doi The association between metabolic syndrome and infarct size in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Ellen Bøhmer
    Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Department of Cardiology, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:287-93. 2010
  9. doi Importance of physical fitness on predictive effect of body mass index and weight gain on incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-age men
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 110:425-32. 2012
  10. doi Effects of angiotensin receptor blockade on serial P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiograms after electrical cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Europace 11:1301-7. 2009

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Publications91

  1. ncbi Oral anticoagulation after myocardial infarction
    Harald Arnesen
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 109:163-70. 2003
    ..The possibility of self-management of INR controls with satisfactory quality and cost reduction is also highlighted. Finally, the combination of OAC with a target INR of 2.0-2.5 (2.3) and aspirin of 75 mg/day is especially recommended...
  2. doi Low heart rates predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Norway
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:726-31. 2013
    ..Low resting heart rate (HR) has been associated with atrial fibrillation (AF) in athletes. We aimed to study whether low HR at rest or during exercise testing was a predictor of AF in initially healthy middle-aged men...
  3. ncbi Exercise capacity and quality of life after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction: results from the Autologous Stem cell Transplantation in Acute Myocardial Infarction (ASTAMI) randomized contro
    Ketil Lunde
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am Heart J 154:710.e1-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this substudy of the ASTAMI trial was to examine the effects of this novel treatment on exercise capacity and quality of life...
  4. doi Adipose tissue expression of interleukin-18 mRNA is elevated in subjects with metabolic syndrome and independently associated with fasting glucose
    Thomas W Weiss
    Centre for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:650-4. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we have analysed the expression of IL-18 in monocyte-derived macrophages (MDMs) in an in vitro model of hyperglycaemia...
  5. doi Efficacy and safety of immediate angioplasty versus ischemia-guided management after thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction in areas with very long transfer distances results of the NORDISTEMI (NORwegian study on DIstrict treatment of ST-elevation my
    Ellen Bøhmer
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:102-10. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to compare a strategy of immediate transfer for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with an ischemia-guided approach after thrombolysis in patients with very long transfer distances to PCI...
  6. doi The L-arginine-asymmetric dimethylarginine ratio is strongly related to the severity of chronic heart failure. No effects of exercise training
    Ingebjørg Seljeflot
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Card Fail 17:135-42. 2011
    ..The effect of 4 months' group-based exercise training was further investigated...
  7. doi Inflammatory and thrombotic markers in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis and early PCI: a NORDISTEMI substudy
    Sigrun Halvorsen
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 130:495-500. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we wanted to study if levels of markers were related to infarct size...
  8. doi The association between metabolic syndrome and infarct size in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Ellen Bøhmer
    Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Department of Cardiology, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:287-93. 2010
    ..We investigated the role of metabolic syndrome and related biomarkers as predictors of infarct size in patients with their first myocardial infarction...
  9. doi Importance of physical fitness on predictive effect of body mass index and weight gain on incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-age men
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 110:425-32. 2012
    ..The fit men had an overall slightly reduced risk of AF...
  10. doi Effects of angiotensin receptor blockade on serial P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiograms after electrical cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Europace 11:1301-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effects of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker candesartan on P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram (P-SAECG) after electrical cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  11. ncbi Occult bleeding in three different antithrombotic regimes after myocardial infarction. A WARIS-II subgroup analysis
    Mette Hurlen
    Ulleval University Hospital, Norway
    Thromb Res 118:433-8. 2006
    ..The accompanying bleeding tendency is a concern. The aim of the present study was to compare the occurrence of occult bleeding and iron deficiency during these treatment modalities...
  12. pmc The co-existence of the IL-18+183 A/G and MMP-9 -1562 C/T polymorphisms is associated with clinical events in coronary artery disease patients
    Trine B Opstad
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e74498. 2013
    ..Serum levels of IL-18, MMP-9 and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 were additionally assessed...
  13. ncbi Inflammatory responses after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Svein Solheim
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am Heart J 155:55.e1-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of intracoronary injection of mBMC on inflammatory mediators in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  14. doi Oral anticoagulation after myocardial infarction
    Mette Hurlen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Herz 33:38-43. 2008
    ..0-2.5). With this combined therapy, the risk of serious and fatal bleeding complications equals that with OAC alone. Preassumptions for the efficacy and safety of this treatment modality are good patient compliance and strict INR control...
  15. ncbi No difference in the effects of clopidogrel and aspirin on inflammatory markers in patients with coronary heart disease
    Svein Solheim
    Clinical Cardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Haemost 96:660-4. 2006
    ..The present results indicate similar anti-inflammatory effects of the two drugs...
  16. ncbi The NORwegian study on DIstrict treatment of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NORDISTEMI)
    Ellen Bøhmer
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:32-8. 2007
    ..This trial compares two different strategies following thrombolysis: to transfer all patients for immediate coronary angiography and intervention, or to manage the patients more conservatively...
  17. doi Levosimendan in acute heart failure following primary percutaneous coronary intervention-treated acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Results from the LEAF trial: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Trygve Husebye
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:565-72. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of levosimendan in patients with a primary PCI-treated STEMI complicated by symptomatic heart failure (HF)...
  18. ncbi Soluble tissue factor as predictor of future events in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Ingebjørg Seljeflot
    Center for Clinical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 111:369-72. 2003
  19. doi The influence of tissue factor and tissue factor pathway inhibitor polymorphisms on thrombin generation in stable coronary artery disease
    Trine B Opstad
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Clinical Heart Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 37:98-103. 2010
    ..05) and additionally time to peak (p = 0.06). Strong correlations between TFPI levels, prothrombin fragment 1 and 2 as well as calibrated automated thrombogram parameters were observed...
  20. pmc Abnormal glucose regulation in patients with acute ST- elevation myocardial infarction-a cohort study on 224 patients
    Eva C Knudsen
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:6. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi Health-related quality of life in non-cardiac chest pain patients with and without panic disorder
    Toril Dammen
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:271-86. 2008
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  22. doi The effect of exercise on serum levels of interleukin-18 and components of the metabolic syndrome
    Marius Trøseid
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:579-84. 2009
    ..Pravastatin was used for comparison...
  23. ncbi Unstable angina, stroke, myocardial infarction and death in aspirin non-responders. A prospective, randomized trial. The ASCET (ASpirin non-responsiveness and Clopidogrel Endpoint Trial) design
    Alf Age Pettersen
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 38:353-6. 2004
    ..Laboratory methods for determination of platelet reactivity and treatment efficacy have been complicated and time consuming. New methodologies, like the PFA-100 system, have made such analyses more suitable for clinical use...
  24. ncbi Intracoronary injection of mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction
    Ketil Lunde
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    N Engl J Med 355:1199-209. 2006
    ..We designed a randomized, controlled trial to further investigate the effects of this treatment...
  25. pmc Association of interleukin 8 and myocardial recovery in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction complicated by acute heart failure
    Trygve Husebye
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e112359. 2014
    ....
  26. pmc Prothrombotic markers in patients with acute myocardial infarction and left ventricular thrombus formation treated with pci and dual antiplatelet therapy
    Svein Solheim
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Postbox 4956, Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb J 11:1. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare circulating levels of selected prothrombotic markers in patients suffering acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with and without left ventricular (LV) thrombus...
  27. doi Upper normal blood pressures predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men: a 35-year follow-up study
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, PB 4956 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Hypertension 59:198-204. 2012
    ..In conclusion, upper normal blood pressures are long-term predictors of incident AF in initially healthy middle-aged men...
  28. pmc The role of interleukin-18 in the metabolic syndrome
    Marius Trøseid
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to outline the role of IL-18 in the metabolic syndrome, with particular emphasis on cardiovascular risk and the potential effect of life style interventions...
  29. doi No effect of group-based aerobic interval training on N-terminal pro- B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with chronic heart failure
    Birgitta Blakstad Nilsson
    Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Department of Cardiology, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 44:223-9. 2010
    ..We have previously reported improved functional capacity in 80 patients after exercise in this exercise program...
  30. doi Left ventricular systolic and diastolic function improve after acute myocardial infarction treated with acute percutaneous coronary intervention, but are not influenced by intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells: a 3 year seria
    Jan Otto Beitnes
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:98-106. 2011
    ..To clarify long-term changes in global, regional, and diastolic left ventricular (LV) function after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells (mBMCs) in acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  31. doi Thrombocardiology: an update
    Harald Arnesen
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:331-3. 2010
    ..The thrombotic mechanisms in atrial fibrillation mainly responsible for the threatening complication of stroke were also highlighted...
  32. ncbi Influence of aspirin on inflammatory markers in patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Svein Solheim
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 92:843-5. 2003
    ..However, the same levels were not predictors for clinical end points...
  33. pmc Effects of long-term exercise training on adipose tissue expression of fractalkine and MCP-1 in patients with type 2 diabetes and stable coronary artery disease: a substudy of a randomized controlled trial
    Ida Unhammer Njerve
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Clinical Heart Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 9:55-62. 2016
    ..Expression of the genes in the circulating leukocytes and circulating levels of the markers were also investigated...
  34. doi Procoagulant activity in patients with combined type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease: No effects of long-term exercise training
    Vibeke Bratseth
    1 Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Diab Vasc Dis Res . 2017
    ..More pronounced hypercoagulability and increased tissue factor pathway inhibitor were demonstrated in patients with albuminuria...
  35. pmc Effects of exercise training on carotid intima-media thickness in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. Influence of carotid plaques
    Rune Byrkjeland
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, PO Box 4956, Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 15:13. 2016
    ..We investigated the effect of exercise on cIMT progression in patients with both type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  36. ncbi Cell therapy in myocardial infarction
    Harald Arnesen
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Lancet 369:2142-3. 2007
  37. pmc Circulating levels of IL-18 are significantly influenced by the IL-18 +183 A/G polymorphism in coronary artery disease patients with diabetes type 2 and the metabolic syndrome: an observational study
    Trine B Opstad
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:110. 2011
    ..The present study investigated the presence and influence of IL-18 genetic variants on gene- and protein expression in stable coronary artery disease (CAD) patients...
  38. doi Circulating CD34⁺ progenitor cells and growth factors in patients treated with PCI for acute myocardial infarction or stable angina pectoris
    Haakon K Grøgaard
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:322-9. 2011
    ..To differentiate the effect of myocardial infarction from the effect of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on the circulatory profiles of CD34(+) cells and growth factors in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  39. pmc Insulin levels and HOMA index are associated with exercise capacity in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease
    Rune Byrkjeland
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, PO Box 4956, Nydalen N 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 6:36. 2014
    ....
  40. pmc Serum Fatty Acids, Traditional Risk Factors, and Comorbidity as Related to Myocardial Injury in an Elderly Population with Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Kristian Laake
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, 0450 Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Lipids 2016:4945720. 2016
    ..However, a history of hyperlipidemia and the presence of CVD were associated with lower peak TnT levels, possibly because of treatment with cardioprotective medications. ..
  41. doi Reduced endothelial activation after exercise is associated with improved HbA1c in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease
    Rune Byrkjeland
    1 Center for Clinical Heart Research CCHR, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Diab Vasc Dis Res . 2017
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of exercise on endothelial function and possible associations between changes in endothelial function and HbA1c...
  42. pmc The Time Course of Markers of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Patients Undergoing Revascularisation for Acute Myocardial Infarction or Stable Angina Pectoris
    Ragnhild Helseth
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Mediators Inflamm 2016:2182358. 2016
    ..High levels of NETs markers were observed in STEMI shortly after revascularisation and were partly associated with infarct size. The decline thereafter in both groups indicates a role for NETs in both acute and chronic atherothrombosis...
  43. pmc The MMP-9 -1562 C/T polymorphism in the presence of metabolic syndrome increases the risk of clinical events in patients with coronary artery disease
    Trine B Opstad
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e106816. 2014
    ..The non-favourable cardiometabolic state in MetS may increase the risk. We aimed to investigate the influence of MMP-9 -1562 C/T polymorphism in subjects with CAD and MetS...
  44. pmc The influence of autologous bone marrow stem cell transplantation on matrix metalloproteinases in patients treated for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Eline Bredal Furenes
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Postboks 4956, Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Kirkeveien 166, 0407 Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Postboks 1078, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mediators Inflamm 2014:385901. 2014
    ..Autologous stem cells from bone marrow (mBMC) treatment are suggested to reduce myocardial damage; however, limited data exists on the influence of mBMC on MMPs...
  45. doi The predictive value of transthoracic echocardiographic variables for sinus rhythm maintenance after electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Results from the CAPRAF study, a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Irene Grundvold
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiology 111:30-5. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to prospectively investigate if standard echocardiographic variables at the day of cardioversion could predict sinus rhythm maintenance...
  46. ncbi Decreased levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine during acute hyperinsulinemia
    Hilde Marie Angell Eid
    Center for Clinical Research, Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Metabolism 56:464-9. 2007
    ..The possible influence of insulin on ADMA levels in a chronic state of insulin resistance can, however, not be deduced from the present investigation...
  47. pmc Markers of hypercoagulability in CAD patients. Effects of single aspirin and clopidogrel treatment
    Vibeke Bratseth
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Clinical Heart Research, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, PB 4956 Nydalen, Oslo, N 0424, Norway
    Thromb J 10:12. 2012
    ..The patients were randomized to long-term treatment with the antiplatelet drugs aspirin or clopidogrel, and we further investigated the effect on hypercoagulability of such treatment for 1 year, of which limited data exists...
  48. doi Genetic variation, gene-expression and circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Trine B Opstad
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
    Clin Chim Acta 413:113-20. 2012
    ..We have investigated the influence of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 genetic variations on gene- and protein expression in stable CAD patients...
  49. ncbi Improved fibrinolysis after 1-year treatment with HMG CoA reductase inhibitors in patients with coronary heart disease
    Ingebjørg Seljeflot
    Center for Clinical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 105:285-90. 2002
    ..The results indicate that the drugs promote a profibrinolytic profile, and may in part explain the benefit of statin treatment rendered in the prevention of CHD...
  50. ncbi Reduced expression of endothelial cell markers after 1 year treatment with simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with coronary heart disease
    Ingebjørg Seljeflot
    Center for Clinical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 162:179-85. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi [Norwegian cardiology in 2004]
    Harald Arnesen
    Hjertemedisinsk poliklinikk, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1276. 2004
  52. pmc Increased levels of CRP and MCP-1 are associated with previously unknown abnormal glucose regulation in patients with acute STEMI: a cohort study
    Eva C Knudsen
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:47. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi Influence of long-term intervention with dietary counseling, long-chain n-3 fatty acid supplements, or both on circulating markers of endothelial activation in men with long-standing hyperlipidemia
    Elsa M Hjerkinn
    Center for Clinical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:583-9. 2005
    ..Elevated concentrations of circulating cell adhesion molecules, thrombomodulin (TM), von Willebrand factor (vWF), and tissue-type plasminogen activator antigen (tPAag) are related to atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease...
  54. ncbi Effect of diet or very long chain omega-3 fatty acids on progression of atherosclerosis, evaluated by carotid plaques, intima-media thickness and by pulse wave propagation in elderly men with hypercholesterolaemia
    Elsa M Hjerkinn
    Centre for Clinical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:325-33. 2006
    ..4 g/day) on the progression of atherosclerosis in carotid arteries and on finger pulse wave propagation...
  55. doi Combined Elevated Levels of the Proinflammatory Cytokines IL-18 and IL-12 Are Associated with Clinical Events in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: An Observational Study
    Trine Baur Opstad
    1 Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 14:242-8. 2016
    ..We aimed to explore if simultaneous elevation of IL-18 and IL-12, as related to glucose levels, would influence the prognosis in coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  56. pmc Effects on serum fractalkine by diet and omega-3 fatty acid intervention: relation to clinical outcome
    Kristian Laake
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Postboks 4956 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Postboks 1078 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Kirkeveien 166, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Mediators Inflamm 2015:373070. 2015
    ..Reduced levels of fractalkine from baseline to 3 years were observed, however, without any influence of Mediterranean-like diet or n-3 PUFA supplementation. Fractalkine levels at baseline were not predictive for later CVD events. ..
  57. pmc The time profile of Pentraxin 3 in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction and stable angina pectoris undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Ragnhild Helseth
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, P O Box 4956, Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1078, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mediators Inflamm 2014:608414. 2014
    ..High levels of Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) are reported in acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  58. ncbi Relationship between obesity, smoking, and the endogenous nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, asymmetric dimethylarginine
    Hilde M A Eid
    Center for Clinical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Metabolism 53:1574-9. 2004
    ..The beneficial dimethylarginine profile observed in smokers in this elderly population is not easily explainable and should be further investigated...
  59. doi Fractalkine and its receptor (CX3CR1) in patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus
    Ida Unhammer Njerve
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 10:400-6. 2012
    ..We investigated whether CAD patients with T2DM or metabolic syndrome have increased circulating and gene expression levels of fractalkine compared to CAD patients without these conditions...
  60. pmc Interleukin-18 is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events in elderly men with the metabolic syndrome: synergistic effect of inflammation and hyperglycemia
    Marius Trøseid
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 32:486-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of inflammatory markers as potential predictors of cardiovascular events in subjects with and without the metabolic syndrome...
  61. ncbi Autologous stem cell transplantation in acute myocardial infarction: The ASTAMI randomized controlled trial. Intracoronary transplantation of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells, study design and safety aspects
    Ketil Lunde
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 39:150-8. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. doi Effects of exercise training on HbA1c and VO2peak in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease: A randomised clinical trial
    Rune Byrkjeland
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Center for Heart Failure Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 12:325-33. 2015
    ..Few exercise trials have focused on patients with both type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. We investigated the effects of 1 year of exercise training on HbA1c and VO(2peak) in these patients...
  64. ncbi Coagulation factor VII, R353Q polymorphism, and serum choline-containing phospholipids in males at high risk for coronary heart disease
    Anja S Lindman
    Center for Clinical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Res 113:57-65. 2004
    ..The R353Q polymorphism of the FVII gene has been shown to modify plasma levels of FVII, and has in some studies also been associated with reduced risk for MI...
  65. ncbi Warfarin, aspirin, or both after myocardial infarction
    Mette Hurlen
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    N Engl J Med 347:969-74. 2002
    ..Although the available literature suggests that warfarin is superior to aspirin, aspirin is currently the more widely used drug. We studied the efficacy and safety of warfarin, aspirin, or both after myocardial infarction...
  66. pmc Gender differences of polymorphisms in the TF and TFPI genes, as related to phenotypes in patients with coronary heart disease and type-2 diabetes
    Trine B Opstad
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb J 8:7. 2010
    ..These genotypes and the phenotypes (TF, TFPI free and total antigen) were evaluated with special reference to gender and diabetes in the CHD population...
  67. ncbi Psychological factors, pain attribution and medical morbidity in chest-pain patients with and without coronary artery disease
    Toril Dammen
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:463-9. 2004
    ..In these patients, multifactorial complaints may explain chest pain in both patient groups. The physicians should attend to psychiatric disorders in non-CAD as well as in CAD patients...
  68. pmc The influence of CYP 2C19*2 polymorphism on platelet function testing during single antiplatelet treatment with clopidogrel
    Alf Aage R Pettersen
    Center for Clinical Heart Research, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb J 9:4. 2011
    ..The presence of CYP 2C19*2 polymorphism can reduce the formation of the active metabolite of clopidogrel, resulting in less platelet inhibition...
  69. doi Health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass grafting. The impact of a randomised controlled home-based intervention program
    Irene Lie
    Department of Nursing Research, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 18:201-7. 2009
    ..To strengthen the clinical interpretation, HRQoL data were compared to the general population...
  70. pmc Warfarin dose and INR related to genotypes of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 in patients with myocardial infarction
    Kari Bente Foss Haug
    R and D, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ulleval University Hospital, Kirkeveien 166, O407 Oslo, Norway
    Thromb J 6:7. 2008
    ....
  71. doi Vitamin C consumption is associated with less progression in carotid intima media thickness in elderly men: A 3-year intervention study
    Ingrid Ellingsen
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:8-14. 2009
    ..Plant foods may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  72. ncbi Silent coronary atheromatosis in type 1 diabetic patients and its relation to long-term glycemic control
    Jakob Larsen
    Diabetes Research Center Department of Pediatrics, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes 51:2637-41. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates a high prevalence of silent coronary atheromatosis in type 1 diabetic patients with no symptoms of coronary heart disease. Long-term glycemic control was shown to be associated with coronary atheromatosis...
  73. ncbi The effects of long-term diet and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on coagulation factor VII and serum phospholipids with special emphasis on the R353Q polymorphism of the FVII gene
    Anja S Lindman
    The University College of Akershus, Lillestrøm, Norway
    Thromb Haemost 91:1097-104. 2004
    ..The results indicate the dietary advice to be more favourable in reducing this risk factor for CVD as compared to specific VLC n-3 supplementation...
  74. ncbi [Secondary prophylaxis after myocardial infarction, bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention]
    Jan Eritsland
    Hjertemedisinsk avdeling, Hjerte lunge senteret, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:946-9. 2004
    ..These patients also seem to profit from a moderate supplement of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids...
  75. ncbi Supplementation with fish oil affects the association between very long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in serum non-esterified fatty acids and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1
    Paula Berstad
    Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, P O Box 1046 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Clin Sci (Lond) 105:13-20. 2003
    ..A moderate dietary increase in fish oil intake may, however, have an effect on decreasing inflammatory markers...
  76. ncbi Aspirin non-responsiveness as measured by PFA-100 in patients with coronary artery disease
    Kjell Andersen
    Medical Department, Central Hospital of Hedmark, Hamar N 2315, Norway
    Thromb Res 108:37-42. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to study the concept of aspirin resistance or non-responsiveness by investigating the response to long-term aspirin therapy in patients with a former acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  77. ncbi Increased levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine in populations at risk for atherosclerotic disease. Effects of pravastatin
    Hilde M Eid
    Center for Clinical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 166:279-84. 2003
    ..Treatment with pravastatin 40 mg/day for 8 weeks had no effect on the levels of ADMA in hypercholesterolemic men...
  78. ncbi Serum non-esterified very long-chain PUFA are associated with markers of endothelial dysfunction
    Paula Yli-Jama
    Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, PO Box 1046, Blindern, N 0316, Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 164:275-81. 2002
    ..The inverse relation between the levels of sVCAM-1 and very long-chain n-3 fatty acids might indicate an anti-inflammatory effect of the latter...
  79. ncbi Prothrombotic activity is associated with the anatomical as well as the functional severity of peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    Marthe Nylaende
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Thromb Haemost 95:702-7. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate a prothrombotic state in PAD patients, which might be of importance in future diagnosis and treatment of the disease...
  80. ncbi Increased levels of endothelial haemostatic markers in patients with coronary heart disease
    Anita Schumacher
    Department of Microbiology, Vestfold Central Hospital, Tønsberg, Norway
    Thromb Res 105:25-31. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that vWF and tPAag but not thrombomodulin in the present population are independent markers of atherosclerosis...
  81. ncbi Physical performance is associated with markers of vascular inflammation in patients with coronary heart disease
    Anita Schumacher
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Microbiology, Hospital of Vestfold, Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:356-62. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate whether changes in lifestyle measures with special attention to physical activity, were associated with the levels of such markers...
  82. ncbi Effect of candesartan and various inflammatory markers on maintenance of sinus rhythm after electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation
    Arnljot Tveit
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asker and Baerum Hospital, Rud, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:1544-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low hs-CRP and E-selectin at baseline were associated with maintenance of sinus rhythm after electrical cardioversion...
  83. doi Nine-year follow-up of panic disorder in chest pain patients: clinical course and predictors of outcome
    Christine B Bringager
    Psychiatric Division, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:138-46. 2008
    ....
  84. doi Anterior myocardial infarction with acute percutaneous coronary intervention and intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells: safety, clinical outcome, and serial changes in left ventricular function during 12-months' follow-up
    Ketil Lunde
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:674-6. 2008
  85. ncbi A long-term follow-up study of chest pain patients: effect of panic disorder on mortality, morbidity, and quality of life
    Christine Bull Bringager
    Department for Research and Education, Psychiatric Division, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cardiology 110:8-14. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the association between panic disorder (PD) and the long-term outcome of chest pain patients with or without coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  86. ncbi Levels of PAI-1 and outcome after electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation
    Arnljot Tveit
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asker and Baerum Hospital, Rud, Norway
    Thromb Res 121:447-53. 2008
  87. ncbi No effect of cyclooxygenase inhibition on plaque size in atherosclerosis-prone mice
    Mette Olesen
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Experimental Clinical Research, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 36:362-7. 2002
    ..To study the role of cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibition on the development of advanced atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient (apoE(-/-)) mice...
  88. ncbi Candesartan in the prevention of relapsing atrial fibrillation
    Arnljot Tveit
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asker and Baerum Hospital, 1309 Rud, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 120:85-91. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with the ARB candesartan, without adjunct antiarrhythmic therapy, would reduce the recurrence rate of AF after successful cardioversion...
  89. ncbi Marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Part I. Background, epidemiology, animal data, effects on risk factors and safety
    Erik Berg Schmidt
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Aalborg Sygehus, Arhus University Hospitals, Arhus, Denmark
    Thromb Res 115:163-70. 2005
    ..In a forthcoming paper, we will focus on the clinical trial data, current recommendations and suggest trials to further study the role of marine n-3 PUFA in the prevention and treatment of CHD...
  90. ncbi Association between the factor VII haplotype containing the -402A allele and myocardial infarction in a population of elderly men at high risk for coronary heart disease
    Anja S Lindman
    Thromb Haemost 94:226-7. 2005
  91. ncbi Intracoronary ultrasound examinations reveal significantly more advanced coronary atherosclerosis in people with type 1 diabetes than in age- and sex-matched non-diabetic controls
    Jakob R Larsen
    Department of Pediatrics and Helse Øst Centre for Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:62-5. 2007
    ..Whether this difference exists between asymptomatic individuals with diabetes and controls is not documented. In vivo imaging techniques allow quantification of the difference at a preclinical stage...