• Associations of neopterin and kynurenine–tryptophan ratio with survival in primary sclerosing cholangitis 

      Dhillon, Amandeep Kaur; Rupp, Christian; Bergquist, Annika; Voitl, Robert; Folseraas, Trine; Trøseid, Marius; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal; Kummen, Martin; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and aims Biomarkers of inflammation may be of clinical utility in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). We aimed to investigate the interferon gamma-related biomarkers neopterin and kynurenine–tryptophanratio ...
    • Circulating Macrophage Activation Markers Predict Transplant-Free Survival in Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 

      Bossen, Lars; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund; Färkkilä, Martti; Rosenberg, William; Møller, Holger J.; Boberg, Kirsten Muri; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Grønbæk, Henning (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      INTRODUCTION: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a progressive liver disease characterized by bile duct inflammation and fibrosis. The role of macrophages in PSC development and progression is less studied. Macrophage ...
    • Controlled Attenuation Parameter in Healthy Individuals Aged 8–70 Years 

      Mjelle, Anders Batman; Mulabecirovic, Anesa; Olafsdottir, Edda Jonina; Gilja, Odd Helge; Havre, Roald Flesland; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose Controlled attenuation parameter (CAP) is a non-invasive method to assess the presence of liver steatosis. It has been evaluated in children and adults, mainly in either the obese or in subjects with suspected ...
    • Diagnostikk og behandling av autoimmun hepatitt 

      Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal; Wiencke, Kristine; Haukeland, John Willy; Frigstad, Svein Oskar; Karlsen, Lars Normann; Jørgensen, Kristin Kaasen; Folseraas, Trine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Autoimmun hepatitt er en kronisk leversykdom som ubehandlet kan føre til levercirrhose og leversvikt. Majoriteten av pasientene responderer godt på standard immunsuppressiv behandling, men noen opplever bivirkninger eller ...
    • Fluctuating biomarkers in primary sclerosing cholangitis: A longitudinal comparison of alkaline phosphatase, liver stiffness, and ELF 

      Fossdal, Guri; Mjelle, Anders Batman; Wiencke, Kristine; Bjørk, Ida Torunn; Gilja, Odd Helge; Folseraas, Trine; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Rosenberg, William; Melvær, Giil Lasse; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background & Aims Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a progressive liver disease characterised by fluctuating liver biochemistries and highly variable disease progression. The Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF®) test and ...