• Association of fatal myocardial infarction with past level of physical activity: a pooled analysis of cohort studies 

      Hansen, Kim Wadt; Peytz, Nina; Blokstra, Anneke; Bojesen, Stig E.; Celis-Morales, Carlos; Chrysohoou, Christina; Clays, Els; De Bacquer, Dirk; Galatius, Søren; Gray, Stuart R.; Ho, Frederick; Kavousi, Maryam; Koolhaas, Chantal M.; Kouvari, Matina; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Marques-Vidal, Pedro; Osler, Merete; Panagiotakos, Demosthenes; Pell, Jill P.; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Vassiliou, Vassilios; Verschuren, W.M. Monique; Prescott, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims To assess the association between past level of physical activity (PA) and risk for death during the acute phase of myocardial infarction (MI) in a pooled analysis of cohort studies. Methods and results European ...
    • Data on gender contrasts in the risk of incident myocardial infarction by age. The Tromsø Study 1979-2012 

      Albrektsen, Grethe; Heuch, Ivar; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Thelle, Dag Steinar; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Bønaa, Kaare (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08)
      The data presented in this article relate to the research article entitled “Risk of incident myocardial infarction by gender: Interactions with serum lipids, blood pressure and smoking. The Tromsø Study 1979–2012” (Albrektsen ...
    • Increased risk of atrial fibrillation among elderly Norwegian men with a history of long-term endurance sport practice 

      Myrstad, Marius; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Gulsvik, Anne Kristine; Thelle, Dag Steinar; Stigum, Hein; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. The prevalence increases with increasing age. In middle-aged men, endurance sport practice is associated with increased risk of AF but there are few studies ...
    • Long-term blood pressure trajectories and incident atrial fibrillation in women and men: the Tromsø Study 

      Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Ball, Jocasta; Morseth, Bente; Gerdts, Eva; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Schirmer, Henrik; Løchen, Maja-Lisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Aims: To explore sex-specific associations between long-term individual blood pressure (BP) patterns and risk of incident atrial fibrillation (AF) in the general population. Methods and results: Blood pressure was measured ...
    • Sex-Specific Associations between Blood Pressure and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Subtypes in the Tromsø Study 

      Espnes, Hilde; Ball, Jocasta; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B; Gerdts, Eva; Sharashova, Ekaterina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The aim of this study was to explore sex-specific associations between systolic blood pressure (SBP), hypertension, and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation (AF) subtypes, including paroxysmal, persistent, and permanent ...