L Bjermer

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Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The use of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) as complementary therapy in asthma
    L Bjermer
    University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:76-83. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Montelukast or salmeterol combined with an inhaled steroid in adult asthma: design and rationale of a randomized, double-blind comparative study (the IMPACT Investigation of Montelukast as a Partner Agent for Complementary Therapy-trial)
    L Bjermer
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 94:612-21. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint History and future perspectives of treating asthma as a systemic and small airways disease
    L Bjermer
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 95:703-19. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive evaluation of lower airway inflammation in hyper-responsive elite cross-country skiers and asthmatics
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 93:719-25. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Montelukast does not affect exercise performance at subfreezing temperature in highly trained non-asthmatic endurance athletes
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Int J Sports Med 21:424-8. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled study of inhaled budesonide on indices of airway inflammation in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and bronchial biopsies in cross-country skiers
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respiration 67:417-25. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Perfusion magnetic resonance imaging of the lung: characterization of pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A feasibility study
    T Amundsen
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    J Magn Reson Imaging 12:224-31. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in lung vulnerability to tobacco smoking
    A Langhammer
    Nord Trøndelag Health Study Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Verdal, Norway
    Eur Respir J 21:1017-23. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A closed-chest pulmonary artery occlusion/reperfusion model in the pig: detection of experimental pulmonary embolism with MR angiography and perfusion MR imaging
    T Amundsen
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Invest Radiol 35:295-303. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the impact of adolescent smoking on lung function and respiratory symptoms. the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, Norway, 1995-1997
    T L Holmen
    HUNT Research Center, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Sicence and Technology, Trondheim
    Respir Med 96:796-804. 2002

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The use of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) as complementary therapy in asthma
    L Bjermer
    University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:76-83. 2002
    ..However, it remains to be determined which combination has the most profound effect on the inflammatory process and the structural changes in asthma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Montelukast or salmeterol combined with an inhaled steroid in adult asthma: design and rationale of a randomized, double-blind comparative study (the IMPACT Investigation of Montelukast as a Partner Agent for Complementary Therapy-trial)
    L Bjermer
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 94:612-21. 2000
    ..The results of this study are expected to provide physicians with important clinical evidence to help them make a rational and logical treatment choice for asthmatic patients experiencing breakthrough symptoms on inhaled corticosteroids...
  3. ncbi request reprint History and future perspectives of treating asthma as a systemic and small airways disease
    L Bjermer
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 95:703-19. 2001
    ..The leukotriene receptor antagonists and anti-IgE monoclonal antibodies are examples of such therapies and the emergence of other new strategies is awaited...
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive evaluation of lower airway inflammation in hyper-responsive elite cross-country skiers and asthmatics
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 93:719-25. 1999
    ..Few skiers were hyper-responsive to AMP, indicating that pre-activated mucosal mast cells are not a predominant feature in ski asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Montelukast does not affect exercise performance at subfreezing temperature in highly trained non-asthmatic endurance athletes
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Int J Sports Med 21:424-8. 2000
    ..3 [45.8] s, placebo: 340.1 [53.3] s, P = 0.22). These findings do not suggest the need for disallowing the use of this drug by asthmatic athletes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled study of inhaled budesonide on indices of airway inflammation in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and bronchial biopsies in cross-country skiers
    M Sue-Chu
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Respiration 67:417-25. 2000
    ..Asthma-like symptoms, methacholine hyperresponsiveness, use of inhaled steroids, airway inflammation, and increased tenascin expression in the reticular basement membrane have been reported in competitive cross-country skiers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Perfusion magnetic resonance imaging of the lung: characterization of pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A feasibility study
    T Amundsen
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    J Magn Reson Imaging 12:224-31. 2000
    ..Both the MR images and the SI versus time curves were different from the perfusion characteristics in normal lung and pulmonary embolism shown previously...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in lung vulnerability to tobacco smoking
    A Langhammer
    Nord Trøndelag Health Study Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Verdal, Norway
    Eur Respir J 21:1017-23. 2003
    ..Even if smoking in females was associated with a larger reduction in per cent predicted lung function compared with males, this does not fully explain the higher symptom prevalence in females...
  9. ncbi request reprint A closed-chest pulmonary artery occlusion/reperfusion model in the pig: detection of experimental pulmonary embolism with MR angiography and perfusion MR imaging
    T Amundsen
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Invest Radiol 35:295-303. 2000
    ..To establish a pig model suitable for imitating pulmonary emboli to facilitate research in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the impact of adolescent smoking on lung function and respiratory symptoms. the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, Norway, 1995-1997
    T L Holmen
    HUNT Research Center, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Sicence and Technology, Trondheim
    Respir Med 96:796-804. 2002
    ..A dose-response relation between smoking and reduced lung function was found only in girls. Girls were more vulnerable than boys to the impact of smoking on respiratory symptoms and lung function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in asthma prevalence may depend on how asthma is defined
    A H Henriksen
    Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Respir Med 97:491-7. 2003
    ..Asthma may be defined either as wheeze within the previous 12 months (current wheeze) doctor-diagnosed asthma (DDA), or current wheeze plus confirmed airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of montelukast on physical performance and exercise economy in adult asthmatics with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
    Sigurd Steinshamn
    Department of Lung Medicine, Heart and Lung Institute, University Hospital of Trondheim, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 12:211-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that montelukast has a beneficial effect on physical performance in most adults with exercise-induced asthma without any observed effect on gas-exchange parameters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise, sports, and lung function in smoking versus nonsmoking adolescents
    T L Holmen
    National Institute of Public Health, Community Medicine Research Unit, Verdal, Norway
    Eur Respir J 19:8-15. 2002
    ..Adolescents with better lung function may self-select into sports; this possibility needs to be studied in a longitudinal design...
  14. ncbi request reprint Forced spirometry reference values for Norwegian adults: the Bronchial Obstruction in Nord-Trøndelag Study
    A Langhammer
    , The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Verdal
    Eur Respir J 18:770-9. 2001
    ..Healthcare providers should be encouraged to reconsider their choice of prediction equations of spirometry in order to improve management of obstructive lung diseases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis with or without concomitant asthma: difference in perception of dyspnoea and levels of fractional exhaled nitric oxide
    D Aronsson
    Institution of Clinical Medicine and Science, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Lund, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1457-61. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether patients with AR and asthma differed from AR with or without BHR in degree of perception of dyspnoea and airway inflammation, measured as fractionated exhaled nitric oxide (NO)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of lung function and airway hyperresponsiveness in asthmatic children
    H Bisgaard
    Danish Paediatric Asthma Center, Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, DK 2900 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Respir Med 101:1477-82. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study aimed to elucidate factors contributing to such decline and the possible modifying effect of steroid treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl-leukotriene levels in sputum differentiate asthma from rhinitis patients with or without bronchial hyperresponsiveness
    E Tufvesson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1067-73. 2007
    ..We have previously reported that asthma differs from rhinitis with or without bronchial hyperresponsiveness in the perception and degree of lower airway inflammation...
  18. doi request reprint Exercise-induced asthma, respiratory and allergic disorders in elite athletes: epidemiology, mechanisms and diagnosis: part I of the report from the Joint Task Force of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Academy of Allergy and Clinica
    K H Carlsen
    Voksentoppen, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Allergy 63:387-403. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of asthma attacks and emergency visits among asthma patients with allergic rhinitis: a subgroup analysis of the investigation of montelukast as a partner agent for complementary therapy [corrected]
    J Bousquet
    Service des Maladies Respiratoires, Hopital Arnaud de Villeneuve, Montpellier, Cedex 5, France
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:723-7. 2005
    ..We assessed asthma-related medical resource use and attacks in asthmatic patients who did and did not have concomitant AR and were adding montelukast or salmeterol to baseline treatment with inhaled fluticasone...
  20. doi request reprint Treatment of exercise-induced asthma, respiratory and allergic disorders in sports and the relationship to doping: Part II of the report from the Joint Task Force of European Respiratory Society (ERS) and European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunolog
    K H Carlsen
    Voksentoppen, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Allergy 63:492-505. 2008
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