• Birth Weight Is Associated With Kidney Size in Middle-Aged Women 

      Lillås, Bjørn Steinar; Qvale, Tor Hatlestad; Richter, Blazej Konrad; Vikse, Bjørn Egil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction Low birth weight (LBW) is associated with increased risk of kidney disease due to lower nephron endowment leading to hyperfiltration and subsequent nephron loss. Kidney size is commonly used as a proxy for ...
    • Clinical phenotypes and long-term prognosis in white patients with biopsy-verified hypertensive nephrosclerosis 

      Øvrehus, Marius Altern; Oldereid, Tine Simensen; Dadfar, Aydin; Bjørneklett, Rune; Aasarød, Knut; Fogo, Agnes B.; Ix, Joachim H.; Hallan, Stein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction Hypertensive nephrosclerosis is considered the second most common cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but it is still an insufficiently studied and controversial disease entity. More information on the ...
    • Familial Contributions to the Association Between Low Birth Weight and Risk of CKD in Adult Life 

      Gjerde, Anna; Skrunes, Rannveig; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Marti, Hans Peter; Vikse, Bjørn Egil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction Previous studies have revealed that individuals with low birth weight (LBW) have higher risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and that LBW and CKD cluster in families. This study investigates how familial ...