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Leder for Tromsø Øyestudie

Epidemiologisk forskning på øyesykdommer samt øyesykdommers relasjon til systemsykdommer med spesiell fokus på diabetes retinopati, aldersrelatert makuladegenerasjon og grønn stær. 

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  • Øhrn, Andrea Sofie Henriette Milde; Schirmer, Henrik; von Hanno, Therese; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Bertelsen, Geir; Njølstad, Inger; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Merz, C. Noel Bairey; Lindekleiv, Haakon. Small and large vessel disease in persons with unrecognized compared to recognized myocardial infarction: The Tromsø Study 2007 – 2008. International Journal of Cardiology 2018; Volum 253. ISSN 0167-5273.s 14 - 19.s doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.009.

  • Colijn, Johanna M.; den Hollander, Anneke I.; Demirkan, Ayse; Cougnard-Grégoire, Audrey; Verzijden, Timo; Kersten, Eveline; Meester-Smoor, Magda A.; Merle, Bénédicte M.J.; Papageorgiou, Grigorios; Ahmad, Shahzad; Mulder, Monique T.; Costa, Miguel Angelo; Benlian, Pascale; Bertelsen, Geir; Bron, Alain M.; Claes, Birte; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Erke, Maja Gran; Fauser, Sascha; Foster, Paul J.; Hammond, Christopher J.; Hense, Hans-Werner; Hoyng, Carel B.; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Piermarocchi, Stefano; Segato, Tatiana; Silva, Rufino; Souied, Eric H.; Williams, Kate M.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Delcourt, Cécile; Klaver, Caroline C.W.. Increased high-density lipoprotein levels associated with age-related macular degeneration: Evidence from the EYE-RISK and European Eye Epidemiology Consortia. Ophthalmology (Rochester, Minn.) 2018. ISSN 0161-6420.s 1 - 14.s doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.09.045.

  • Delcourt, Cécile; Le Goff, Mélanie; von Hanno, Therese; Mirshahi, Alireza; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Verhoeven, Virginie J.M.; Hogg, Ruth E.; Anastosopoulos, Eleftherios; Cachulo, Maria Luz; Höhn, René; Wolfram, Christian; Bron, Alain; Miotto, Stefania; Carrière, Isabelle; Colijn, Johanna M.; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Evans, Jennifer; Nitsch, Dorothea; Founti, Panayiota; Yip, Jennifer L.Y.; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Silva, Rufino; Piermarocchi, Stefano; Topouzis, Fotis; Bertelsen, Geir; Foster, Paul J.; Fletcher, Astrid; Klaver, Caroline C.W.; Korobelnik, Jean-François. The decreasing prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment in older Europeans: a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data. Ophthalmology (Rochester, Minn.) 2018; Volum 125 (8). ISSN 0161-6420.s 1149 - 1159.s doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.02.005.

  • Cosh, S; von Hanno, Therese; Helmer, C; Bertelsen, Geir; Delcourt, C; Schirmer, Henrik. The association amongst visual, hearing, and dual sensory loss with depression and anxiety over 6 years: The Tromsø Study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2018; Volum 33 (4). ISSN 0885-6230.s 598 - 605.s doi: 10.1002/gps.4827.

  • Hanno, Therese von; Lade, Anette Caroline; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Peto, Tunde; Njølstad, Inger; Bertelsen, Geir. Macular thickness in healthy eyes of adults (N=4508) and relation to sex, age and refraction: The Tromsø Eye Study (2007-08). Acta Ophthalmologica 2017; Volum 95 (3). ISSN 1755-375X.s 262 - 269.s doi: 10.1111/aos.13337.

  • Colijn, Johanna M.; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Prokofyeva, Elena; Alves, Dalila; Cachulo, Maria L.; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Cougnard-Gregoire, Audrey; Merle, Bénédicte M.J.; Korb, Christina; Erke, Maja Gran; Bron, Alain; Anastasopoulos, Eleftherios; Meester-Smoor, Magda A.; Segato, Tatiana; Piermarocchi, Stefano; de Jong, Paulus T.V.M.; Vingerling, Johannes R.; Topouzis, Fotis; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Bertelsen, Geir; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Fletcher, Astrid E.; Foster, Paul J.; Silva, Rufino; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Delcourt, Cécile; Klaver, Caroline C.W.. Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in Europe: the past and the future. Ophthalmology (Rochester, Minn.) 2017; Volum 124 (12). ISSN 0161-6420.s 1753 - 1763.s doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.05.035.

  • Williams, Katie M.; Verhoeven, Virginie J.M.; Cumberland, Phillippa; Bertelsen, Geir; Wolfram, Christian; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Hofman, Albert; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Vingerling, Johannes R.; Kuijpers, Robert W.A.M.; Höhn, René; Mirshahi, Alireza; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Luben, Robert N.; Erke, Maja Gran; Hanno, Therese von; Mahroo, Omar; Hogg, Ruth; Gieger, Christian; Cougnard-Grégoire, Audrey; Anastasopoulos, Eleftherios; Bron, Alain; Dartigues, Jean-François; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Topouzis, Fotis; Delcourt, Cecile; Rahi, Jugnoo; Meitinger, Thomas; Fletcher, Astrid; Foster, Paul J.; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Klaver, Caroline C.W.; Hammond, Christopher J.. Prevalence of refractive error in Europe: the European Eye Epidemiology (E(3)) Consortium. European Journal of Epidemiology (EJE) 2015; Volum 30 (4). ISSN 0393-2990.s 305 - 315.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-015-0010-0.

  • Delcourt, Cécile; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Foster, Paul J.; Hammond, Christopher J.; Piermarocchi, Stefano; Peto, Tunde; Jansonius, Nomdo; Mirshahi, Alireza; Hogg, Ruth E.; Bretillon, Lionel; Topouzis, Fotis; Deak, Gabor; Grauslund, Jakob; Broe, Rebecca; Souied, Eric H.; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Sahel, José; Daien, Vincent; Lehtimäki, Terho; Hense, Hans-Werner; Prokofyeva, Elena; Oexle, Konrad; Rahi, Jugnoo S.; Cumberland, Phillippa M.; Schmitz-Valckenberg, Steffen; Fauser, Sascha; Bertelsen, Geir; Hoyng, Carel; Bergen, Arthur; Silva, Rufino; Wolf, Sebastian; Lotery, Andrew; Chakravarthy, Usha; Fletcher, Astrid; Klaver, Caroline C.W.. Ophthalmic epidemiology in Europe: the “European Eye Epidemiology” (E3) consortium. European Journal of Epidemiology (EJE) 2015; Volum Published ahead of print. ISSN 0393-2990.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-015-0098-2.

  • 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.

  • Williams, Katie M.; Bertelsen, Geir; Cumberland, Phillippa; Wolfram, Christian; Verhoeven, Virginie J.M.; Anastasopoulos, Eleftherios; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Cougnard-Grégoire, Audrey; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Erke, Maja Gran; Hogg, Ruth; Höhn, René; Hysi, Pirro; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Ried, Janina; Vingerling, Johannes R.; Bron, Alain; Dartigues, Jean-François; Fletcher, Astrid; Hofman, Albert; Kuijpers, Robert W.A.M.; Luben, Robert N; Oxele, Konrad; Topouzis, Fotis; Hanno, Therese von; Mirshahi, Alireza; Foster, Paul J.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Delcourt, Cécile; Klaver, Caroline C.W.; Rahi, Jugnoo; Hammond, Christopher J.. Increasing prevalence of myopia in Europe and the impact of education. Ophthalmology (Rochester, Minn.) 2015; Volum 122 (7). ISSN 0161-6420.s 1489 - 1497.s doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.03.018.

  • Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Schirmer, Henrik; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Njølstad, Inger. Sex differences in risk factors for retinopathy in non-diabetic men and women: The Tromsø Eye Study. Acta Ophthalmologica 2014; Volum 92 (4). ISSN 1755-375X.s 316 - 322.s doi: 10.1111/aos.12199.

  • Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Njølstad, Inger. Cardiovascular risk factors associated with agerelated macular degeneration: the Tromsø Study. Acta Ophthalmologica 2014; Volum 92 (7). ISSN 1755-375X.s 662 - 669.s doi: 10.1111/aos.12346.

  • 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.

  • Hanno, Therese von; Bertelsen, Geir; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.. Retinal vascular calibres are significantly associated with cardiovascular risk factors: The Tromsø Eye Study. Acta Ophthalmologica 2014; Volum 92 (1). ISSN 1755-375X.s 40 - 46.s doi: 10.1111/aos.12102.

  • Bertelsen, Geir; Erke, Maja Gran; Hanno, Therese von; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Peto, Tunde; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Njølstad, Inger. The Tromsø Eye Study: study design, methodology and results on visual acuity and refractive errors. Acta Ophthalmologica 2013; Volum 91 (7). ISSN 1755-375X.s 635 - 642.s doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2012.02511.x.

  • Hanno, Therese von; Bertelsen, Geir; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.. Serum Ferritin and Hemoglobin Are Independently Associated With Wider Retinal Venular Caliber: The Tromso Study 2001-2008. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2013; Volum 54 (10). ISSN 0146-0404.s 7053 - 7060.s doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-12204.

  • Lindekleiv, Haakon; Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Schirmer, Henrik; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger. Cognitive function, drusen, and age-related macular degeneration: a cross-sectional study. Eye (London. 1987) 2013; Volum 27 (11). ISSN 0950-222X.s 1281 - 1287.s doi: 10.1038/eye.2013.181.

  • Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Njølstad, Inger. Lactation, female hormones and age-related macular degeneration: the TromsO Study. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2013; Volum 97 (8). ISSN 0007-1161.s 1036 - 1039.s doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-302461.

  • Sundling, Vibeke; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Jansson, Ragnhild Wivestad; Bertelsen, Geir; Wøllo, Erik; Gulbrandsen, Pål. Retinopathy and visual impairment in diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance and normal glucose tolerance: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (the HUNT study). Acta Ophthalmologica 2012; Volum 90 (3). ISSN 1755-375X.s 237 - 243.s doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2010.01998.x.

  • Xu, Xiayu; Reinhardt, Joseph M.; Hu, Qiao; Bakall, Benjamin; Tlucek, Paul S.; Bertelsen, Geir; Abràmoff, Michael D.. Retinal Vessel Width Measurement at Branchings Using an Improved Electric Field Theory-Based Graph Approach. PLOS ONE 2012; Volum 7 (11). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049668.

  • Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Njølstad, Inger. Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in elderly Caucasians: The Tromsø Eye Study. Ophthalmology (Rochester, Minn.) 2012; Volum 119 (9). ISSN 0161-6420.s 1737 - 1743.s doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.03.016.

  • Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Schirmer, Henrik; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Toft, Ingrid; Sjølie, Anne Katrin; Njølstad, Inger. Tromsø eye study: prevalence and risk factors of diabetic retinopathy. Acta Ophthalmologica 2012; Volum 91 (8). ISSN 1755-375X.s 716 - 721.s doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2012.02542.x.

  • Kilstad, Hilde N; Sjølie, Anne Katrine; Gøransson, Lasse G; Hapnes, Rune; Henscien, Hans Jørgen; Alsbirk, Knud Erik; Fossen, Kristian; Bertelsen, Geir; Holstad, Gro; Bergrem, Harald. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in Norway: report from a screening study. Acta Ophthalmologica 2012; Volum 90 (1). ISSN 1755-375X.s doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2011.02160.x.

  • Arvola, Laila; Bertelsen, Geir; Ytrehus, Kirsti. Bradykinin induced sustained anti-adrenergic actions in guinea pig heart muscle involves PKC. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal 2007; Volum 41. ISSN 1401-7431.s 89 - 94.s doi: 10.1080/14017430601187124.

  • Rypdal, Veronika Gjertsen; Glerup, Mia; Christoffersen, terje; Bertelsen, Geir; Arnstad, Ellen Dalen; Aalto, Kristiina; Peltoniemi, Suvi; Berntson, Lillemor; Ekelund, Maria; Fasth, Anders; Herlin, T; Nielsen, Susan; Toftedal, Peter; Nielsen, R.; Leinnonen, L.; Bangsgaard, R.; Lindqvist, Susanne; Rygg, Marite; Nordal, Ellen Berit. Long-term outcome and complications in uveitis, 17 years after disease onset in a population-based Nordic Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis cohort. Proceedings of the 25th European Paediatric Rheumatology Congress (PReS 2018), Lisbon, Portugal.. Pediatric Rheumatology 2018; Volum 16. ISSN 1546-0096.s 52, P115 - .s doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0265-6.

  • Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, Tunde; Njølstad, Inger. COD LIVER OIL AND FATTY FISH CONSUMPTION IN RELATION TO AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION. THE TROMSO STUDY. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2013; Volum 23 (4). ISSN 1120-6721.s 611 - 611.

  • Lindekleiv, Haakon; Erke, Maja Gran; Peto, T; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Schirmer, Henrik; Wilsgaard, Tom; Bertelsen, Geir; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger. Drusen and AMD are associated with reduced cognitive function: the Tromso study. European Journal of Neurology 2012; Volum 19. ISSN 1351-5101.s 431 - 431.

  • Erke, Maja Gran; Bertelsen, Geir; Peto, T; Sjolie, AK; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Njølstad, Inger. DIABETES MELLITUS IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION: THE TROMSO EYE STUDY. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2012; Volum 22 (3). ISSN 1120-6721.s 520 - 520.

  • Bertelsen, Geir; Erke, Maja Gran; Sjølie, AK; Njølstad, Inger. NO DIFFERENCE IN PREVALENCE OF RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSIONS BETWEEN AND NONDIABETIC PARTICIPANTS IN THE TROMSO EYE STUDY. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2011; Volum 21 (3). ISSN 1120-6721.s 350 - 350.

  • von Hanno, T; Bertelsen, Geir; Grauslund, J; Sjolie, AK; Mathiesen, EB. DIABETES IS ASSOCIATED WITH CHANGES IN RETINAL VESSEL CALIBER IN WOMEN. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2011; Volum 21 (3). ISSN 1120-6721.s 349 - 350.

  • Bertelsen, Geir; fossen, Kristian; Njølstad, Inger. Diabetic retinopathy in the Tromso cohort. Acta Ophthalmologica 2008; Volum 86. ISSN 1755-375X.s 2 - 3.