• Association of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol with risk of aortic valve stenosis in familial hypercholesterolemia 

      Mundal, Liv; Hovland, Anders; Igland, Jannicke; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Tell, Grethe S.; Leren, Trond Paul; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Importance: Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valve disease. Elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol are a risk factor; however, lipid-lowering treatment seems not to prevent progression ...
    • High mortality due to cutaneous melanoma in norway: A study of prognostic factors in a nationwide cancer registry 

      Robsahm, Trude Eid; Helsing, Per; Nilssen, Yngvar; Vos, Linda; Rizvi, Syed Mohammad Husain; Akslen, Lars A.; Veierød, Marit Bragelien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05-09)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine why Norway has the highest rate of mortality due to cutaneous melanoma (CM) in Europe. The Norwegian Malignant Melanoma Registry (NMMR) enables the study of clinical and ...
    • Impact of age on excess risk of coronary heart disease in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia 

      Mundal, Liv; Igland, Jannicke; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Ose, Leiv; Selmer, Randi; Wisløff, Torbjørn; Kristiansen, Ivar Sønbø; Tell, Grethe S.; Leren, Trond Paul; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Objective: The primary objective was to study the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and compare with the risk in the general ...
    • Risk of Ischemic Stroke and Total Cerebrovascular Disease in Familial Hypercholesterolemia. 

      Hovland, Anders; Mundal, Liv; Igland, Jannicke; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Tell, Grethe S.; Leren, Trond Paul; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01)
      Background and Purpose—Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common autosomal dominant disease leading to increased level of serum LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol and risk of coronary heart disease. Whether FH ...
    • Terminal digit preference: a source of measurement error in breast cancer diameter reporting 

      Tsuruda, Kaitlyn; Hofvind, Solveig; Akslen, Lars A.; Hoff, Solveig Roth; Veierød, Marit Bragelien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: Women diagnosed with breast cancer are offered treatment and therapy based on tumor characteristics, including tumor diameter. There is scarce knowledge whether tumor diameter is accurately reported, or whether ...