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Melsom, Toralf

Førsteamanuensis II
Institutt for klinisk medisin




Arbeider i CRIStin


  • Melsom, Toralf; Nair, Viji; Schei, Jørgen; Mariani, Laura; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Harder, Jennifer L.; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Looker, Helen; Knowler, William C.; Kretzler, Matthias; Nelson, Robert G.; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Correlation between baseline GFR and subsequent change in GFR in Norwegian adults without diabetes and in Pima Indians. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2019; Volum 76 (6). ISSN 0272-6386.s 777 - 785.s doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.11.011.

  • Småbrekke, Silje; Schirmer, Henrik; Melsom, Toralf; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Low-grade impairments in cognitive and kidney function in a healthy middle-aged general population: a cross-sectional study. BMC Nephrology 2019; Volum 20 (166). ISSN 1471-2369.s doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1356-4.

  • Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Melsom, Toralf; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Metabolic syndrome but not obesity measures are risk factors for accelerated age-related glomerular filtration rate decline in the general population. Kidney International 2018; Volum 93 (5). ISSN 0085-2538.s 1183 - 1190.s doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.11.012.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Småbrekke, Silje; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Schei, Jørgen; Schirmer, Henrik; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Melsom, Toralf. Office and ambulatory heart rate as predictors of age-related kidney function decline. Hypertension 2018; Volum 72 (3). ISSN 0194-911X.s 594 - 601.s doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.11594.

  • Solbu, Marit Dahl; Kolset, Svein Olav; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Melsom, Toralf; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Reine, Trine M.. Gender differences in the association of syndecan-4 with myocardial infarction: The population-based Tromsø Study. Atherosclerosis 2018; Volum 278. ISSN 0021-9150.s 166 - 173.s doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.08.005.

  • Schei, Jørgen; Fuskevåg, Ole-Martin; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf. Urinary Markers of Oxidative Stress Are Associated With Albuminuria But Not GFR Decline. Kidney International Reports 2018; Volum 3 (3). ISSN 2468-0249.s 573 - 582.s doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2017.11.020.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Wilsgaard, Tom; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Mild Albuminuria Is a Risk Factor for Faster GFR Decline in the Nondiabetic Population. Kidney International Reports 2018. ISSN 2468-0249.s doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2018.01.015.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Wilsgaard, Tom; Melsom, Toralf. Blood pressure and age-related GFR decline in the general population. BMC Nephrology 2017; Volum 18:77. ISSN 1471-2369.s 1 - 9.s doi: 10.1186/s12882-017-0496-7.

  • Pottel, Hans; Delanaye, Pierre; Schaeffner, Elke; Dubourg, Laurence; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Lamb, Edmund J.; Rule, Andrew D.; Turner, Stephen T.; Glassock, Richard J.; De Souza, Vandréa; Selistre, Luciano; Goffin, Karolien; Pauwel, Steven; Mariat, Christophe; Flamant, Martin; Ebert, Natalie. Estimating glomerular filtration rate for the full age spectrum from serum creatinine and cystatin C. Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2017; Volum 32 (3). ISSN 0931-0509.s 497 - 507.s doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw425.

  • Pottel, Hans; Dubourg, Laurence; Schaeffner, Elke; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Lamb, Edmund J.; Rule, Andrew D.; Turner, Stephen T; Glassock, Richard J.; De Souza, Vandrea; Selistre, Luciano; Goffin, Karolien; Pawson, Steven; Mariat, Christophe; Flamant, Martin; Bevc, Sebastjan; Delanaye, Pierre; Ebert, Natalie. The diagnostic value of rescaled renal biomarkers serum creatinine and serum cystatin C and their relation with measured glomerular filtration rate. Clinica Chimica Acta 2017; Volum 471. ISSN 0009-8981.s 164 - 170.s doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.06.005.

  • Pottel, Hans; Dubourg, Laurence; Schaeffner, Elke; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Lamb, Edmund J.; Rule, Andrew D.; Turner, Stephen T; Glassock, Richard J.; De Souza, Vandrea; Selistre, Luciano; Goffin, Karolien; Pauwels, Steven; Mariat, Christophe; Flamant, Martin; Bevc, Sebastjan; Delanaye, Pierre; Ebert, Natalie. Data on the relation between renal biomarkers and measured glomerular filtration rate. Data in Brief 2017; Volum 14. ISSN 2352-3409.s 763 - 772.s doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.08.034.

  • Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Wilsgaard, Tom; Melsom, Toralf. Association of TNF receptor 2 and CRP with GFR decline in the general nondiabetic population. American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2017; Volum 12 (4). ISSN 1555-9041.s 624 - 634.s doi: 10.2215/CJN.09280916.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Wilsgaard, Tom; Melsom, Toralf. High ambulatory arterial stiffness index is an independent risk factor for rapid age-related glomerular filtration rate decline in the general middle-aged population. Hypertension 2017; Volum 69 (4). ISSN 0194-911X.s 651 - 659.s doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09020.

  • Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Jenssen, Trond Geir. N-Acetyl-b-D-Glucosaminidase Does Not Enhance Prediction of Cardiovascular or All-Cause Mortality by Albuminuria in a Low-Risk Population. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2016; Volum 27 (2). ISSN 1046-6673.s 533 - 542.s doi: 10.1681/ASN.2014100960.

  • Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Melsom, Toralf. Residual Associations of Inflammatory Markers with eGFR after Accounting for Measured GFR in a Community-Based Cohort without CKD. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2016; Volum 11. ISSN 1046-6673.s 280 - 286.s doi: 10.2215/CJN.07360715.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Wilsgaard, Tom; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Association of Increasing GFR with Change in Albuminuria in the General Population. American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2016; Volum 11 (12). ISSN 1555-9041.s 2186 - 2194.s doi: 10.2215/CJN.04940516.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Wilsgaard, Tom; Melsom, Toralf. Elevated blood pressure is not associated with accelerated glomerular filtration rate decline in the general non-diabetic middle-aged population. Kidney International 2016; Volum 90 (2). ISSN 0085-2538.s 404 - 410.s doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2016.03.021.

  • Delanaye, Pierre; Melsom, Toralf; Ebert, Natalie; Bäck, Sten-Erik; Mariat, Christophe; Cavalier, Etienne; Björk, Jonas; Christensson, Anders; Nyman, Ulf; Porrini, Esteban; Remuzzi, Giuseppe; Ruggenenti, Piero; Schaeffner, Elke; Soveri, Inga; Sterner, Gunnar; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Gasperi, Flavia. Iohexol plasma clearance for measuring glomerular filtration rate in clinical practice and research: a review. Part 2: Why to measure glomerular filtration rate with iohexol?. Clinical Kidney Journal 2016; Volum 9 (5). ISSN 2048-8505.s 700 - 704.s doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfw071.

  • Delanaye, Pierre; Ebert, Natalie; Melsom, Toralf; Gasperi, Flavia; Mariat, Christophe; Cavalier, Etienne; Björk, Jonas; Christensson, Anders; Nyman, Ulf; Porrini, Esteban; Remuzzi, Giuseppe; Ruggenenti, Piero; Schaeffner, Elke; Soveri, Inga; Sterner, Gunnar; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Bäck, Sten-Erik. Iohexol plasma clearance for measuring glomerular filtration rate in clinical practice and research: a review. Part 1: How to measure glomerular filtration rate with iohexol?. Clinical Kidney Journal 2016; Volum 9 (5). ISSN 2048-8505.s 682 - 699.s doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfw070.

  • Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Schei, Jørgen; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Melsom, Toralf; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Central obesity associates with renal hyperfiltration in the non-diabetic general population: a cross-sectional study. BMC Nephrology 2016; Volum 17. ISSN 1471-2369.s doi: 10.1186/s12882-016-0386-4.

  • Solbu, Marit Dahl; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Storhaug, Hilde-Merete; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Eggen, Anne Elise; Zykova, Svetlana; Kronborg, Jens; Jenssen, Trond Geir. The association between adiponectin, serum uric acid and urinary markers of renal damage in the general population: Cross-sectional data from the Tromsø Study. Kidney and Blood Pressure Research 2016; Volum 41 (5). ISSN 1420-4096.s 623 - 634.s doi: 10.1159/000447931.

  • Pottel, Hans; Hoste, Liesbeth; Dubourg, Laurence; Ebert, Natalie; Schaeffner, Elke; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Lamb, Edmund J.; Rule, Andrew D.; Turner, Stephen T; Glassock, Richard J.; De Souza, Vandrea; Selistre, Luciano; Mariat, Christophe; Martens, Frank; Delanaye, Pierre. An estimated glomerular filtration rate equation for the full age spectrum. Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2016; Volum 31 (5). ISSN 0931-0509.s 798 - 806.s doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfv454.

  • Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Melsom, Toralf. Residual associations of inflammatory markers with eGFR after accounting for measured GFR in a community-based cohort without CKD. American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2016; Volum 11 (2). ISSN 1555-9041.s 280 - 286.s doi: 10.2215/CJN.07360715.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Wilsgaard, Tom; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Prediabetes and risk of glomerular hyperfiltration and albuminuria in the general nondiabetic population: A prospective cohort study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2016; Volum 67 (6). ISSN 0272-6386.s 841 - 850.s doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.10.025.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Fuskevåg, Ole-Martin; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Strand, Harald; Schei, Jørgen; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Estimated GFR is biased by non-traditional cardiovascular risk factors. American Journal of Nephrology 2015; Volum 41 (1). ISSN 0250-8095.s 7 - 15.s doi: 10.1159/000371557.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Bertelsen, Geir; Eilertsen, Britt-Ann; Hanno, Therese von; Herder, Marit; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.. Estimated and Measured GFR Associate Differently with Retinal Vasculopathy in the General Population. Nephron 2015. ISSN 1660-8151.s doi: 10.1159/000441092.

  • Storhaug, Hilde-Merete; Toft, Ingrid; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Solbu, Marit Dahl. Uric acid is associated with microalbuminuria and decreased glomerular filtration rate in the general population during 7 and 13 years of follow-up: The Tromsø Study. BMC Nephrology 2015; Volum 16:210. ISSN 1471-2369.s 1 - 10.s doi: 10.1186/s12882-015-0207-1.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Bertelsen, Geir; Eilertsen, Britt-Ann; Hanno, Therese von; Herder, Marit; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.. Subclinical cardiovascular disease is associated with a high glomerular filtration rate in the nondiabetic general population. Kidney International 2014; Volum 86 (1). ISSN 0085-2538.s 146 - 153.s doi: 10.1038/ki.2013.470.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid. The Role of Cystatin C in Improving GFR Estimation in the General Population. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2012; Volum 59 (1). ISSN 0272-6386.s 32 - 40.s doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2011.09.001.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Eilertsen, Britt-Ann; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Physical Exercise, Fasting Glucose, and Renal Hyperfiltration in the General Population: The Renal Iohexol Clearance Survey in Tromso 6 (RENIS-T6). American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2012; Volum 7 (11). ISSN 1555-9041.s 1801 - 1810.s doi: 10.2215/CJN.02980312.

  • Toft, Ingrid; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Kronborg, Jens; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Storhaug, Hilde-Merete; Melsom, Toralf; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brox, Jan. Cystatin C as risk factor for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in the general population. The Tromso Study. Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2012; Volum 27 (7). ISSN 0931-0509.s 2780 - 2787.s doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfr751.

  • Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Ambulatory blood pressure is associated with measured glomerular filtration rate in the general middle-aged population. Journal of Hypertension 2012; Volum 30 (3). ISSN 0263-6352.s 497 - 504.s doi: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e32834f973a.

  • Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Estimated GFR Associates with Cardiovascular Risk Factors Independently of Measured GFR. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2011; Volum 22 (5). ISSN 1046-6673.s 927 - 937.s doi: 10.1681/ASN.2010050479.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid. GFR Normalized to Total Body Water Allows Comparisons across Genders and Body Sizes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2011; Volum 22 (8). ISSN 1046-6673.s 1517 - 1525.s doi: 10.1681/ASN.2010121321.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. Impaired Fasting Glucose Is Associated With Renal Hyperfiltration in the General Population. Diabetes Care 2011; Volum 34 (7). ISSN 0149-5992.s 1546 - 1551.s doi: 10.2337/dc11-0235.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid. Cystatin C is not a better estimator of GFR than plasma creatinine in the general population. Kidney International 2010; Volum 78 (12). ISSN 0085-2538.s 1305 - 1311.s doi: 10.1038/ki.2010.321.

  • Melsom, Toralf; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Norvik, Jon Viljar; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Schei, Jørgen; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg. Hyperfiltration Predicts Rapid GFR Decline in a General Non-Diabetic Population and in Type 2 Diabetes. ASN Kidney Week 2017-10-31 - 2017-11-05 2017.

  • Norvik, Jon Viljar; Melsom, Toralf; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Schei, Jørgen; Stefansson, Vidar Tor Nyborg. Urinary epidermal Growth Factor Predicts Rapid GFR Decline in the General Non-Diabetic Population. ASN Kidney Week 2017-10-31 - 2017-11-05 2017.

  • Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Melsom, Toralf; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid. Glomerular Filtration Rate Should Be Adjusted for Total Body Water, Not For Body Surface Area. World Congress of Nephrology 2011-04-09 - 2011-04-10 2011.

  • Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Melsom, Toralf; Ingebretsen, Ole C; Jenssen, Trond Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, ingrid; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar. The Relationship Between Glomerular Filtration Rate Measured As Iohexol-Clearance and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in the General Population. Journal of Hypertension 2010; Volum 28. ISSN 0263-6352.s E159 - E159.

  • Storhaug, Hilde-Merete; Toft, ingrid; Melsom, Toralf; Mathisen, Ulla Dorte; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Eriksen, Bjørn Odvar; Jenssen, Trond Geir. Serum Uric Acid, Cardiovascular Disease, and All Cause Mortality; Impact of Gender, Blood Pressure, Renal Function and Cardiovascular Risk Factors. The Tromsø Study 1994/95. Journal of Hypertension 2010; Volum 28. ISSN 0263-6352.s E130 - E130.