• Blood Pressure Treatment in Kidney Transplant Recipients—Can We Improve? 

      Onsøien, Mari Olsen; Midtvedt, Karsten; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Aasarød, Knut; Waldum-Grevbo, Bård; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Åsberg, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background. Hypertension in kidney transplant (KTx) recipients is common, affecting both patient and graft survival. Annual data from the Norwegian Renal Registry reveal that <50% of adult (>18 y) KTx recipients reach ...
    • Exposure to mycophenolate and fatherhood 

      Midtvedt, Karsten; Bergan, Stein; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Åsberg, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07)
      Background: Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is the active immunosuppressive substance in both mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolate sodium, and it is widely used after organ transplantation. In women, taking MPA is teratogenic ...
    • Vitamin D as a risk factor for patient survival after kidney transplantation: A prospective observational cohort study 

      Thorsen, Inga Strand; Bleskestad, Inger Hjørdis; Åsberg, Anders; Hartmann, Anders; Skadberg, Øyvind; Brede, Cato; Ueland, Thor; Pasch, Andreas; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Gøransson, Lasse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Short‐term survival after kidney transplantation is excellent, but long‐term survival remains low and is equivalent to non‐end‐stage renal disease patients with many invasive malignancies. The aim of the study ...