• Angiopoietin-2 and angiopoietin-like 4 protein provide prognostic information in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome 

      Aarsetøy, Reidun; Ueland, Thor; Aukrust, Pål; Michelsen, Annika E.; de la Fuente, Ricardo Leon; Pønitz, Volker; Andersen, Trygve Brugger; Grundt, Heidi; Staines, Harry; Nilsen, Dennis W.T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Plasma levels of angiopoietin-2 (ANGPT2) and angiopoietin-like 4 protein (ANGPTL4) reflect different pathophysiological aspects of cardiovascular disease. We evaluated their association with outcome in a ...
    • Changes in eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid and risk of cardiovascular events and atrial fibrillation: A secondary analysis of the OMEMI trial 

      Myhre, Peder Langeland; Kalstad, Are; Tveit, Sjur Hansen; Laake, Kristian; Schmidt, Erik B.; Smith, Pål; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Tveit, Arnljot; Solheim, Svein; Arnesen, Harald; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background The cardiovascular benefit from n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is controversial, and the importance of serum eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid ...
    • Circulating trimethyllysine and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with suspected stable coronary heart disease 

      Bjørnestad, Espen Ø.; Olset, Hilde; Dhar, Indu; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Berge, Rolf K; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe S.; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Jan E., Nordrehaug; Nygaard, Ellisif; Nygård, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The carnitine precursor trimethyllysine (TML) is associated with progression of atherosclerosis, possibly through a relationship with trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO). Riboflavin is a cofactor in TMAO synthesis. ...
    • Elevated markers of gut leakage and inflammasome activation in COVID-19 patients with cardiac involvement 

      Hoel, Hedda Benedicte; Heggelund, Lars; Reikvam, Dag Henrik; Stiksrud, Birgitte; Ueland, Thor; Michelsen, Annika; Otterdal, Kari; Muller, Karl Erik; Lind, Andreas; Müller, Fredrik; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Aukrust, Pål; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Holter, Jan Cato; Trøseid, Marius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background A high proportion of COVID‐19 patients have cardiac involvement, even those without known cardiac disease. Downregulation of angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), a receptor for SARS‐CoV‐2 and the renin‐angiotensin ...
    • Urinary excretion of homocysteine thiolactone and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in coronary artery disease patients: the WENBIT trial 

      Borowczyk, Kamila; Piechocka, Justyna; Głowacki, Rafał; Dhar, Indu; Midttun, Øivind; Tell, Grethe S.; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar; Jakubowski, Hieronim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Objectives: No individual homocysteine (Hcy) metabolite has been studied as a risk marker for coronary artery disease (CAD). Our objective was to examine Hcy‐thiolactone, a chemically reactive metabolite generated by ...
    • Weight of salivary gland ultrasonography compared to other items of the 2016 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for Primary Sjögren's syndrome 

      Jousse-Joulin, Sandrine; Gatineau, Florence; Baldini, Chiara; Baer, Alan; Barone, Francesca; Bootsma, Hendrika; Bowman, Simon Jonathan; Brito-Zerón, Pilar; Cornec, Divi; Dörner, Thomas; de Vita, Salvatore; Fisher, Benjamin A.; Hammenfors, Daniel; Jonsson, Malin V; Mariette, Xavier; Milić, Vera D.; Nakamura, Hideki; Ng, Wan-Fai; Nowak, Emmanuel; Ramos-Casals, Manuel; Rasmussen, Astrid; Séror, Raphaèle; Shiboski, Caroline H.; Nakamura, Takashi; Vissink, Arjan; Saraux, Alain; Devauchelle-Pensec, Valérie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective: Major salivary gland ultrasonography (SGUS) is widely used for the diagnosis of primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS). Our objective was to assess the contribution of SGUS compared to other items of the 2016 ACR/EULAR ...