• Covariables of Myocardial Function in Women and Men with Increased Body Mass Index 

      Pristaj, Nadia; Saeed, Sahrai; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Halland, Hilde; Matre, Knut; Gerdts, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction Sex-difference in types of cardiac organ damage has been reported in subjects with increased body mass index (BMI). However less is known about sex-differences in left ventricular (LV) myocardial function ...
    • Factors associated with increase in blood pressure and incident hypertension in early midlife: the Hordaland Health Study 

      Kringeland, Ester Anne; Tell, Grethe S.; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Igland, Jannicke; Gerdts, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose: We aimed to identify sex-specific factors associated with increase in blood pressure (BP) and incident hypertension in early midlife. Materials and methods: 2,008 women and 1,610 men aged 40-43 years were ...
    • Impact of aortic stiffness on myocardial ischaemia in non-obstructive coronary artery disease 

      Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Eskerud, Ingeborg; Larsen, Terje H; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Kokorina, Marina Victorovna; Gerdts, Eva (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: High aortic stiffness may reduce myocardial perfusion pressure and contribute to development of myocardial ischaemia. Whether high aortic stiffness is associated with myocardial ischaemia in patients with stable ...
    • Masked hypertension in obesity: Potential predictors and arterial damage 

      Kenny, Isabel E.; Saeed, Sahrai; Gerdts, Eva; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Halland, Hilde; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02)
      Background: Masked hypertension (MHT), defined as normal office blood pressure (BP) but high ambulatory BP, has been associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Although MHT has been associated with obesity, there is ...