• Blood Pressure Treatment in Kidney Transplant Recipients—Can We Improve? 

      Onsøien, Mari Olsen; Midtvedt, Karsten; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Aasarød, Knut; Waldum-Grevbo, Bård; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Åsberg, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background. Hypertension in kidney transplant (KTx) recipients is common, affecting both patient and graft survival. Annual data from the Norwegian Renal Registry reveal that <50% of adult (>18 y) KTx recipients reach ...
    • Exposure to mycophenolate and fatherhood 

      Midtvedt, Karsten; Bergan, Stein; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Åsberg, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07)
      Background: Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is the active immunosuppressive substance in both mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolate sodium, and it is widely used after organ transplantation. In women, taking MPA is teratogenic ...
    • Glomerular proteomic profiling reveals early differences between preexisting and de novo type 2 diabetes in human renal allografts 

      Kipp, Anne; Marti, Hans Peter; Babickova, Janka; Nakken, Sigrid; Leh, Sabine; Strøm Halden, Thea Anine; Jenssen, Trond; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Åsberg, Anders; Spagnoli, Giulio; Furriol, Jessica (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Background Diabetes mellitus (DM), either preexisting or developing after transplantation, remains a crucial clinical problem in kidney transplantation. To obtain insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying PTDM ...
    • Kidney biopsy diagnosis in childhood in the Norwegian Kidney Biopsy Registry and the long-term risk of kidney replacement therapy: a 25-year follow-up 

      Gjerstad, Ann Christin; Skrunes, Rannveig; Tøndel, Camilla; Åsberg, Anders; Leh, Sabine; Klingenberg, Claus Andreas; Døllner, Henrik; Hammarström, Clara Louise; Bjerre, Anna Kristina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: There is scarce information on biopsy-verified kidney disease in childhood and its progression to chronic kidney disease stage 5 (CKD 5). This study aims to review biopsy findings in children, and to investigate ...
    • Klotho and Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 Are Independent of Vitamin D, and Unlike Vitamin D, Are Not Associated With Graft- and Patient Survival After Kidney Transplantation 

      Thorsen, Inga Strand; Bleskestad, Inger Hjørdis; Åsberg, Anders; Jonsson, Grete; Skadberg, Øyvind; Heldal, Kristian; Gøransson, Lasse Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Background: Short-term survival after kidney transplantation is excellent but long-term survival remains suboptimal. The aim of the study was to explore the relationship between soluble α-Klotho (sKlotho) and intact ...
    • Low Immunization Rate in Kidney Transplant Recipients Also After Dose 2 of the BNT162b2 Vaccine: Continue to Keep Your Guard up! 

      Midtvedt, Karsten; Tran, Trung; Parker, Krystina; Marti, Hans Peter; Stenehjem, Aud Eldrid; Gøransson, Lasse Gunnar; Soldal, Kari Mørkve; Madsen, Camilla; Smedbråten, Julia; Vaage, Eline Benno; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Åsberg, Anders (Journal article, 2021)
    • Titers of antibodies against ancestral SARS-CoV-2 correlate with levels of neutralizing antibodies to multiple variants 

      Tran, Trung The; Vaage, Eline Benno; Mehta, Adi; Chopra, Adity; Tietze, Lisa; Kolderup, Anette; Anthi, Aina Karen; König, Marton; Nygaard, Gro Owren; Lind, Andreas; Müller, Fredrik; Nissen-Meyer, Lise Sofie Haug; Magnus, Per Minor; Trogstad, Lill; Mjaaland, Siri; Søraas, Arne Vasli; Midtvedt, Karsten; Åsberg, Anders; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Medhus, Asle Wilhelm; Høivik, Marte Lie; Lundin, Knut; Karlsen, Randi Fuglaas; Dahle, Reidun; Danielsson, Karin; Thomassen, Kristine Stien; Kro, Grete Anette Birkeland; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Zhou, Fan; Langeland, Nina; Aukrust, Pål; Melum, Espen; Åvitsland, Tone Lise; Wiencke, Kristine; Holter, Jan Cato; Munthe, Ludvig Andre; Grødeland, Gunnveig; Andersen, Jan Terje; Vaage, John T.; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Diagnostic assays currently used to monitor the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines measure levels of antibodies to the receptor-binding domain of ancestral SARS-CoV-2 (RBDwt). However, the predictive value for protection against ...
    • Vitamin D as a risk factor for patient survival after kidney transplantation: A prospective observational cohort study 

      Thorsen, Inga Strand; Bleskestad, Inger Hjørdis; Åsberg, Anders; Hartmann, Anders; Skadberg, Øyvind; Brede, Cato; Ueland, Thor; Pasch, Andreas; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Gøransson, Lasse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Short‐term survival after kidney transplantation is excellent, but long‐term survival remains low and is equivalent to non‐end‐stage renal disease patients with many invasive malignancies. The aim of the study ...