• 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 ...
    • The effect of drug-eluting stents on target lesion revascularization in native coronary arteries: results from the NORSTENT randomized study 

      Mølstad, Per; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Steigen, Terje; Melvær, Giil Lasse; Wilsgaard, Tom; Wiseth, Rune; Bønaa, Kaare Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: The NORSTENT trial randomized 9,013 patients to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with a drug-eluting stent (DES) or bare-metal stent (BMS) with 5-year follow-up. No difference was found in the composite ...
    • Effect of Perioperative Dexamethasone and Different NSAIDs on Anastomotic Leak Risk: A Propensity Score Analysis 

      Rushfeldt, Christian; Agledahl, Uwe; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Søreide, Kjetil; Wilsgaard, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11)
      Background: Perioperative use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with risk of anastomotic leak (AL). However, concomitant use of other drugs could infer a bias in risk assessment. Thus, we aimed ...
    • Exploring the effects of lifestyle on breast cancer risk, age at diagnosis, and survival: the EBBA-Life study 

      Lofterød, Trygve; Frydenberg, Hanne; Flote, Vidar Gordon; Eggen, Anne Elise; McTiernan, A; Mortensen, Elin Synnøve; Akslen, Lars A.; Reitan, J. B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Inger, Thune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose Whether an unfavorable lifestyle not only affects breast cancer risk, but also influences age at onset of breast cancer and survival, is under debate. Methods In a population-based cohort, the Energy Balance ...
    • Fetal size in the second trimester is associated with the duration of pregnancy, small fetuses having longer pregnancies 

      Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Wilsgaard, Tom; Rasmussen, Svein; Hanson, Mark A.; Godfrey, Keith M.; Kiserud, Torvid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-07-16)
      Background: Conventionally, the pregnancy duration is accepted to be 280–282 days. Fetuses determined by ultrasound biometry to be small in early pregnancy, have an increased risk of premature birth. We speculate that the ...
    • Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants 

      Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Zhou, Bin; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Bentham, James; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Turilli, Maria L.C.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grete S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Bennett, James E.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Taddei, Cristina; Bixby, Honor; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Danaei, Goodarz; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Kengne, Andre P; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Malekzadeh, Reza; Miranda, Jaime; Moon, Jin Soo; Popovic, Stevo; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Soric, Maroje; Starc, Gregor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which ...
    • Impact of pre-diagnostic triglycerides and HDL-cholesterol on breast cancer recurrence and survival by breast cancer subtypes 

      Lofterød, Trygve; Mortensen, Elin Synnøve; Nalwoga, Hawa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Frydenberg, Hanne; Risberg, Terje; Eggen, Anne Elise; McTiernan, Anne; Aziz, Sura Mohammed; Wist, Erik; Stensvold, Andreas; Reitan, Jon Brinchmann; Akslen, Lars A.; Thune, Inger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-06-15)
      Background High triglycerides and low levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol are observed to promote tumor growth. However, whether breast cancer heterogeneity may explain the contradictory influence of ...
    • Incidence and risk factors for major bleeding among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Findings from the Norwegian Coronary Stent Trial (NORSTENT) 

      Samuelsen, Per-Jostein; Eggen, Anne Elise; Steigen, Terje; Wilsgaard, Tom; Kristensen, Andreas; Skogsholm, Anne; Holme, Elizabeth; van den Heuvel, Christian; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Bendz, Bjørn; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Bønaa, Kaare Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction Bleeding is a concern after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and subsequent dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT). We herein report the incidence and risk factors for major bleeding in the Norwegian ...
    • 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 ...
    • Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol 

      Taddei, Cristina; Zhou, Bin; Bixby, Honor; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Jackson, Rod T.; Ahmed, Soheir H; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meyer, Haakon E; Sen, Abhijit; Tell, Grete S.; Vatten, Lars Johan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Farzadfar, Farshad; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Martinez, Andrea Rodriguez; Asghari, Golaleh; Dhana, Klodian; Gulayin, Pablo; Kakarmath, Sujay; Santero, Marilina; Voortman, Trudy; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Bennett, James E.; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Cifkova, Renata; Giampaoli, Simona; Kengne, Andre Pascal; Khang, Young-Ho; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Laxmaiah, Avula; Margozzini, Paula; Mathur, Prashant (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06)
      High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using ...
    • Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults 

      Bixby, Honor; Bentham, James; Zhou, Bin; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Bennett, James E.; Taddei, Cristina; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ekelund, Ulf; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Ariansen, Inger; Biehl, Anna Månsson; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Meyer, Haakon E; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Tell, Grethe S.; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Sen, Abhijit; Vatten, Lars Johan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Khang, Young-Ho; Soric, Maroje; Gregg, Edward W.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Savin, Stefan; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Riley, Leanne M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Bovet, Pascal; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hambleton, Ian R; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Kengne, Andre P; Laxmaiah, Avula (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Body-mass index (BMI) has increased steadily in most countries in parallel with a rise in the proportion of the population who live in cities1,2. This has led to a widely reported view that urbanization is one of the most ...
    • Sex differences in umbilical artery Doppler indices: A longitudinal study 

      Widnes, Christian; Flo, Kari; Wilsgaard, Tom; Kiserud, Torvid; Acharya, Ganesh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04-18)
      Background Sexual dimorphism in placental size and function has been described. Whether this influences the clinically important umbilical artery (UA) waveform remains controversial, although a few cross-sectional studies ...
    • 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 ...
    • Volume blood flow-based indices of fetal brain sparing in the second half of pregnancy: A longitudinal study 

      Stefopoulou, Maria; Johnson, Jonas; Wilsgaard, Tom; Lindgren, Peter; Herling, Lotta; Kiserud, Torvid; Acharya, Ganesh (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction Cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) and umbilicocerebral ratio (UCR) are clinically used as a measure of fetal brain sparing. These are calculated as the ratios between the pulsatility indices (PIs) of middle cerebral ...