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  • Can spirometric norms be set using pre- or post- bronchodilator test results in older people? 

    Kato, Bernet; Gulsvik, Amund; Vollmer, William; Janson, Christer; Studnika, Michael; Buist, Sonia; Burney, Peter (BioMed Central, 2012-11-16)
    Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is defined by post-bronchodilator spirometry. Data on “normal values” come predominantly from pre-bronchodilator spirometry. The effects of this on diagnosis are ...
  • Diagnostic validity of fatal cerebral strokes and coronary deaths 

    Gulsvik, Anne K.; Gulsvik, Amund; Svendsen, Einar; Mæhle, Bjørn Ove; Thelle, Dag S.; Wyller, Torgeir B. (Springer, 2011-03)
    Mortality statistics represent important endpoints in epidemiological studies. The diagnostic validity of cerebral stroke and ischemic heart disease recorded as the underlying cause of death in Norwegian mortality statistics ...
  • Early life environment and snoring in adulthood 

    Franklin, Karl A.; Janson, Christer; Gíslason, Thórarinn; Gulsvik, Amund; Gunnbjörnsdottir, Maria; Lærum, Birger Norderud; Lindberg, Eva; Norrman, Eva; Nyström, Lennarth; Omenaas, Ernst; Torén, Kjell; Svanes, Cecilie (BioMed Central, 2008-08-22)
    Background: To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with ...
  • Genetic susceptibility for chronic bronchitis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

    Lee, Jin H.; Cho, Michael H.; Hersh, Craig P.; McDonald, Merry-Lynn N.; Crapo, James D.; Bakke, Per; Gulsvik, Amund; Comellas, Alejandro P.; Wendt, Christine H.; Lomas, David A.; Kim, Victor; Silverman, Edwin K.; on behalf of the COPDGene and ECLIPSE Investigators (BioMed Central, 2014-09-21)
    Background: Chronic bronchitis (CB) is one of the classic phenotypes of COPD. The aims of our study were to investigate genetic variants associated with COPD subjects with CB relative to smokers with normal spirometry, and ...
  • Genetics of Sputum Gene Expression in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 

    Qiu, Weiliang; Cho, Michael H.; Riley, John H.; Anderson, Wayne H.; Singh, Dave; Bakke, Per; Gulsvik, Amund; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Lomas, David A.; Crapo, James D.; Beaty, Terri H.; Celli, Bartolome R.; Rennard, Stephen I.; Tal-Singer, Ruth; Fox, Steven M.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Hersh, Craig P. (Public Library of Science, 2011-09-16)
    Previous expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) studies have performed genetic association studies for gene expression, but most of these studies examined lymphoblastoid cell lines from non-diseased individuals. We ...
  • Nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms, gene expression and lung function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

    Aminuddin, Farzian; Hackett, Tillie-Louise; Stefanowicz, Dorota; Saferali, Aabida; Paré, Peter D.; Gulsvik, Amund; Bakke, Per; Cho, Michael H.; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Lomas, David A.; Anderson, Wayne H.; Beaty, Terri H.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Sandford, Andrew J. (BioMed Central, 2013-11-06)
    Background: Due to the pleiotropic effects of nitric oxide (NO) within the lungs, it is likely that NO is a significant factor in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was ...
  • Susceptibility to chronic mucus hypersecretion, a genome wide association study 

    Dijkstra, Akkelies E.; Smolonska, J; Van Den Berge, M; Wijmenga, C; Zanen, P; Luinge, MA; Platteel, M; Lammers, JW; Dahlback, M; Tosh, K; Hiemstra, PS; Sterk, PJ; Spira, A; Vestbo, J; Nordestgaard, BG; Benn, M; Nielsen, SF; Dahl, M; Verschuren, WM; Picavet, HSJ; Smit, HA; Owsijewitsch, M; Kauczor, HU; De Koning, HJ; Nizankowska-Mogilnicka, E; Mejza, F; Nastalek, P; Van Diemen, CC; Cho, MH; Silverman, EK; Crapo, JD; Beaty, TH; Lomas, DA; Bakke, Per; Gulsvik, Amund; Bosse, Y; Obeidat, MA; Loth, DW; Lahousse, L; Rivadeneira, F; Uitterlinden, AG; Hofman, A; Stricker, BH; Brusselle, GG; Van Duijn, CM; Brouwer, U; Koppelman, GH; Vonk, JM; Nawijn, MC; Groen, HJM; Timens, W; Boezen, HM; Postma, DS; Alizadeh, BZ; De Boer, RA; Bruinenberg, M; Franke, L; Van Der Harst, P; Hillege, HL; Van Der Klauw, MM; Navis, G; Ormel, J; Rosmalen, J; Slaets, JP; Snieder, H; Stolk, RP; Wolffenbuttel, B (PLoS, 2014-04-08)
    Background: Chronic mucus hypersecretion (CMH) is associated with an increased frequency of respiratory infections, excess lung function decline, and increased hospitalisation and mortality rates in the general population. ...