• Dyspnea, lung function and CT findings three months after hospital admission for COVID-19 

      Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Aaløkken, Trond M; Brønstad, Eivind; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Ikdahl, Eirik; Lund, Kristine Marie Aarberg; Durheim, Michael; Rivero, Jezabel Rodriguez; Meltzer, Carin; Tonby, Kristian; Stavem, Knut; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Ashraf, Haseem; Einvik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The long-term pulmonary outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are unknown. We aimed to describe self-reported dyspnoea, quality of life, pulmonary function and chest computed tomography (CT) findings 3 months ...
    • Incidence of thrombotic complications in hospitalised and non-hospitalised patients after COVID-19 diagnosis 

      Tholin, Birgitte; Ghanima, Waleed Khalid; Einvik, Gunnar; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Brønstad, Eivind; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Stavem, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Infection with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) may predispose for venous thromboembolism (VTE). There is wide variation in reported incidence rates of VTE in COVID-19, ranging from 3% to 85%. Therefore, the true incidence ...
    • Obstructive sleep apnea, verbal memory, and executive function in a community-based high-risk population identified by the Berlin Questionnaire Akershus Sleep Apnea Project 

      Hrubos-Strøm, Harald; Nordhus, Inger Hilde; Einvik, Gunnar; Randby, Anna; Omland, Torbjørn; Sundet, Kjetil; Moum, Torbjørn; Dammen, Toril (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-02-25)
      Purpose Cognitive functions in community-dwelling adults at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea have not been described and nor are associations between cognitive functions and obstructive sleep apnea severity fully ...
    • Persistent pulmonary pathology after COVID‑19 is associated with high viral load, weak antibody response, and high levels of matrix metalloproteinase‑9 

      Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Maltzahn, Niklas; Aukrust, Pål; Trøseid, Marius; Nezvalova-Henriksen, Katerina; Kåsine, Trine; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Stiksrud, Birgitte; Haugli, Mette; Blomberg, Bjørn; Kittang, Bård Reiakvam; Johannessen, Asgeir; Hannula, Raisa; Aballi, Saad; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Eiken, Ragnhild; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Müller, Fredrik; Rivero, Jezabel Rodriguez; Meltzer, Carin; Einvik, Gunnar; Ueland, Thor; Olsen, Inge Christoffer; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Aaløkken, Trond Mogens; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The association between pulmonary sequelae and markers of disease severity, as well as pro-fibrotic mediators, were studied in 108 patients 3 months after hospital admission for COVID-19. The COPD assessment test (CAT-score), ...