• Predictors of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - results from the Bergen COPD Cohort Study 

      Husebø, Gunnar Reksten; Bakke, Per; Aanerud, Marianne; Hardie, Jon Andrew; Ueland, Thor; Grønseth, Rune; Persson, Louise Jeanette Pauline; Aukrust, Pål; Eagan, Tomas Mikal (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-03)
      Background: COPD exacerbations accelerate disease progression. Aims To examine if COPD characteristics and systemic inflammatory markers predict the risk for acute COPD exacerbation (AECOPD) frequency and duration. Methods: ...
    • The pulmonary mycobiome—A study of subjects with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Martinsen, Einar Marius Hjellestad; Eagan, Tomas Mikal Lind; Leiten, Elise Orvedal; Haaland, Ingvild; Husebø, Gunnar Reksten; Knudsen, Kristel Svalland; Drengenes, Christine; Sanseverino, Walter; Paytuví-Gallart, Andreu; Nielsen, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-04-07)
      Background: The fungal part of the pulmonary microbiome (mycobiome) is understudied. We report the composition of the oral and pulmonary mycobiome in participants with COPD compared to controls in a large-scale single-centre ...
    • Risk factors for lung cancer in COPD - results from the Bergen COPD cohort study 

      Husebø, Gunnar Reksten; Nielsen, Rune; Hardie, Jon Andrew; Bakke, Per S.; Lerner, Lorena; D'Alessandro-Gabazza, Corina; Gyuris, Jeno; Gabazza, Esteban; Aukrust, Pål; Eagan, Tomas Mikal (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: COPD patients have an increased risk of developing lung cancer, but the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. We aimed to identify risk factors for lung cancer in patients from the Bergen COPD Cohort ...
    • Systemic inflammatory markers as predictors of longitudinal outcomes in COPD : Results from the Bergen COPD Cohort Study 

      Husebø, Gunnar Reksten (Doctoral thesis, 2021-06-02)
      Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The prevalence is increasing worldwide, as a result of an increase in cigarette smoking the last decades. The ...