Gunnar Erikssen

  • Cardiologist PhD
Gunnar Erikssen has contributed to over 40 OIS publications spanning over 2 decades. He currently works as a cardiologist at Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet.
 

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Publications 2018

Erikssen G, Aboulhosn J, Lin J, Liestøl K, Estensen ME, Gjesdal O, Skulstad H, Døhlen G, Lindberg HL (2018)
Survival in patients with univentricular hearts: the impact of right versus left ventricular morphology
Open Heart, 5 (2), e000902
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2018-000902, PubMed 30364544

Storsten P, Eriksen M, Remme EW, Boe E, Erikssen G, Smiseth OA, Skulstad H (2018)
Dysfunction of the Systemic Right Ventricle After Atrial Switch: Physiological Implications of Altered Septal Geometry and Load
J Appl Physiol (1985) (in press)
DOI 10.1152/japplphysiol.00255.2018, PubMed 30188795

Publications 2017

Mariampillai JE, Engeseth K, Kjeldsen SE, Grundvold I, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Erikssen J, Bodegard J, Skretteberg PT (2017)
Exercise systolic blood pressure at moderate workload predicts cardiovascular disease and mortality through 35 years of follow-up in healthy, middle-aged men
Blood Press, 26 (4), 229-236
DOI 10.1080/08037051.2017.1291276, PubMed 28276720

Publications 2014

Engeseth K, Hodnesdal C, Grundvold I, Liestøl K, Gjesdal K, Erikssen G, Kjeldsen SE, Erikssen JE, Bodegard J, Skretteberg PT (2014)
Heart rate reserve predicts cardiovascular death among physically unfit but otherwise healthy middle-aged men: a 35-year follow-up study
Eur J Prev Cardiol, 23 (1), 59-66
DOI 10.1177/2047487314553202, PubMed 25281482

Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Seem E, Birkeland S, Saatvedt KJ, Hoel TN, Døhlen G, Skulstad H, Svennevig JL, Thaulow E, Lindberg HL (2014)
Achievements in congenital heart defect surgery: a prospective, 40-year study of 7038 patients
Circulation, 131 (4), 337-46; discussion 346
DOI 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.012033, PubMed 25538230

Hetland M, Haugaa KH, Sarvari SI, Erikssen G, Kongsgaard E, Edvardsen T (2014)
A novel ECG-index for prediction of ventricular arrhythmias in patients after myocardial infarction
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol, 19 (4), 330-7
DOI 10.1111/anec.12152, PubMed 24612066

Publications 2013

Grundvold I, Skretteberg PT, Engeseth K, Gjesdal K, Kjeldsen SE, Arnesen H, Bodegard J, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Erikssen J (2013)
Response to Letter by Morris et al regarding article, "Low heart rates predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men" by Grundvold et al
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 6 (6), e102
DOI 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.001154, PubMed 24347602

Grundvold I, Skretteberg PT, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Engeseth K, Gjesdal K, Kjeldsen SE, Arnesen H, Erikssen J, Bodegard J (2013)
Low heart rates predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 6 (4), 726-31
DOI 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000267, PubMed 23873309

Skretteberg PT, Grundvold I, Kjeldsen SE, Engeseth K, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Erikssen J, Gjesdal K, Bodegard J (2013)
Seven-year increase in exercise systolic blood pressure at moderate workload predicts long-term risk of coronary heart disease and mortality in healthy middle-aged men
Hypertension, 61 (5), 1134-40
DOI 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.00793, PubMed 23529164

Skretteberg PT, Grytten AN, Gjertsen K, Grundvold I, Kjeldsen SE, Erikssen J, Mellbin L, Liestøl K, Fraser DA, Erikssen G, Pedersen TR, Bodegard J (2013)
Triglycerides-diabetes association in healthy middle-aged men: modified by physical fitness? A long term follow-up of 1962 Norwegian men in the Oslo Ischemia Study
Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 101 (2), 201-9
DOI 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.06.001, PubMed 23827210

Publications 2012

Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Gullestad L, Haugaa KH, Bendz B, Amlie JP (2012)
The terminal part of the QT interval (T peak to T end): a predictor of mortality after acute myocardial infarction
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol, 17 (2), 85-94
DOI 10.1111/j.1542-474X.2012.00493.x, PubMed 22537325

Grundvold I, Skretteberg PT, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Kjeldsen SE, Arnesen H, Erikssen J, Bodegard J (2012)
Upper normal blood pressures predict incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-aged men: a 35-year follow-up study
Hypertension, 59 (2), 198-204
DOI 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.179713, PubMed 22252392

Grundvold I, Skretteberg PT, Liestøl K, Gjesdal K, Erikssen G, Kjeldsen SE, Arnesen H, Erikssen J, Bodegard J (2012)
Importance of physical fitness on predictive effect of body mass index and weight gain on incident atrial fibrillation in healthy middle-age men
Am J Cardiol, 110 (3), 425-32
DOI 10.1016/j.amjcard.2012.03.043, PubMed 22579085

Hodnesdal C, Prestgaard E, Erikssen G, Gjesdal K, Kjeldsen SE, Liestol K, Skretteberg PT, Erikssen J, Bodegard J (2012)
Rapidly upsloping ST-segment on exercise ECG: a marker of reduced coronary heart disease mortality risk
Eur J Prev Cardiol, 20 (4), 541-8
DOI 10.1177/2047487312444370, PubMed 22492865

Meen O, Brosstad F, Liestøl K, Kunszt G, Bendz B, Wettergreen M, Schjelderup NM, Andreassen T, Erikssen G (2012)
Sequential ADP-stimulated light transmission and multiple electrode aggregometry in patients taking aspirin and clopidogrel after non ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Scand J Clin Lab Invest, 72 (4), 318-25
DOI 10.3109/00365513.2012.666565, PubMed 22724626

Publications 2011

Bodegard J, Skretteberg PT, Gjesdal K, Pyörälä K, Kjeldsen SE, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Erikssen J (2011)
Low-grade systolic murmurs in healthy middle-aged individuals: innocent or clinically significant? A 35-year follow-up study of 2014 Norwegian men
J Intern Med, 271 (6), 581-8
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02480.x, PubMed 22061296

Skretteberg PT, Grundvold I, Kjeldsen SE, Erikssen JE, Sandvik L, Liestøl K, Erikssen G, Pedersen TR, Bodegard J (2011)
HDL-cholesterol and prediction of coronary heart disease: modified by physical fitness? A 28-year follow-up of apparently healthy men
Atherosclerosis, 220 (1), 250-6
DOI 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.10.009, PubMed 22062589

Publications 2010

Skretteberg PT, Bodegård J, Kjeldsen SE, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Sandvik L, Erikssen JE (2010)
Interaction between inflammation and blood viscosity predicts cardiovascular mortality
Scand Cardiovasc J, 44 (2), 107-12
DOI 10.1080/14017430903171248, PubMed 19670036

Publications 2009

Meen O, Brosstad F, Bjornsen S, Pedersen TM, Erikssen G (2009)
Variability in aggregometry response before and after initiation of clopidogrel therapy
Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest., 69 (6), PII 911832516-679

Meen Ø, Brosstad F, Bjørnsen S, Pedersen TM, Erikssen G (2009)
Variability in aggregometry response before and after initiation of clopidogrel therapy
Scand J Clin Lab Invest, 69 (6), 673-9
DOI 10.3109/00365510902971875, PubMed 19484660

Publications 2008

Meen O, Brosstad F, Khiabani H, Gjertsen E, Lauritsen ME, Pedersen TM, Bjørnsen S, Schjelderup NM, Ameln W, Ng EC, Wettergreen M, Siddique SP, Erikssen G (2008)
No case of COX-1-related aspirin resistance found in 289 patients with symptoms of stable CHD remitted for coronary angiography
Scand J Clin Lab Invest, 68 (3), 185-91
DOI 10.1080/00365510701601673, PubMed 17934975

Publications 2005

Bodegard J, Erikssen G, Bjørnholt JV, Gjesdal K, Liestøl K, Erikssen J (2005)
Reasons for terminating an exercise test provide independent prognostic information: 2014 apparently healthy men followed for 26 years
Eur Heart J, 26 (14), 1394-401
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehi278, PubMed 15855193

Stavem K, Aaser E, Sandvik L, Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2005)
Lung function, smoking and mortality in a 26-year follow-up of healthy middle-aged males
Eur Respir J, 25 (4), 618-25
DOI 10.1183/09031936.05.00008504, PubMed 15802334

Publications 2004

Bodegard J, Erikssen G, Bjornholt JV, Thelle D, Erikssen J (2004)
Possible angina detected by the WHO angina questionnaire in apparently healthy men with a normal exercise ECG: coronary heart disease or not? A 26 year follow up study
Heart, 90 (6), 627-32
DOI 10.1136/hrt.2003.012542, PubMed 15145862

Bodegard J, Erikssen G, Bjørnholt JV, Gjesdal K, Thelle D, Erikssen J (2004)
Symptom-limited exercise testing, ST depressions and long-term coronary heart disease mortality in apparently healthy middle-aged men
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 11 (4), 320-7
DOI 10.1097/01.hjr.0000136460.57921.46, PubMed 15292766

Erikssen G, Bodegard J, Bjørnholt JV, Liestøl K, Thelle DS, Erikssen J (2004)
Exercise testing of healthy men in a new perspective: from diagnosis to prognosis
Eur Heart J, 25 (11), 978-86
DOI 10.1016/j.ehj.2004.04.009, PubMed 15172470

Erikssen G, Bodegard J, Erikssen J (2004)
[Exercise ECG]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (3), 339-41
PubMed 14963507

Publications 2003

Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Kjeldsen SE, Bodegård J, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2003)
Fasting blood glucose is independently associated with resting and exercise blood pressures and development of elevated blood pressure
J Hypertens, 21 (7), 1383-9
DOI 10.1097/01.hjh.0000059085.43904.cc, PubMed 12817188

Publications 2002

Bodegard J, Erikssen G, Sandvik L, Kjeldsen SE, Bjørnholt J, Erikssen JE (2002)
Early versus late morning measurement of blood pressure in healthy men. A potential source of measurement bias?
Blood Press, 11 (6), 366-70
DOI 10.1080/080370502321095339, PubMed 12523680

Publications 2001

Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Jervell J, Erikssen J, Thaulow E (2001)
Prediction of Type 2 diabetes in healthy middle-aged men with special emphasis on glucose homeostasis. Results from 22.5 years' follow-up
Diabet Med, 18 (4), 261-7
DOI 10.1046/j.1464-5491.2001.00488.x, PubMed 11437855

Erikssen G (2001)
Physical fitness and changes in mortality: the survival of the fittest
Sports Med, 31 (8), 571-6
DOI 10.2165/00007256-200131080-00001, PubMed 11475318

Kjeldsen SE, Mundal R, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2001)
Supine and exercise systolic blood pressure predict cardiovascular death in middle-aged men
J Hypertens, 19 (8), 1343-8
DOI 10.1097/00004872-200108000-00001, PubMed 11518841

Publications 2000

Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Jervell J, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2000)
Type 2 diabetes and maternal family history: an impact beyond slow glucose removal rate and fasting hyperglycemia in low-risk individuals? Results from 22.5 years of follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men
Diabetes Care, 23 (9), 1255-9
DOI 10.2337/diacare.23.9.1255, PubMed 10977015

Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Bjørnholt JV, Stormorken H, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2000)
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate: a possible marker of atherosclerosis and a strong predictor of coronary heart disease mortality
Eur Heart J, 21 (19), 1614-20
DOI 10.1053/euhj.2000.2148, PubMed 10988014

Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Bjørnholt JV, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (2000)
Hypothesis: the recent decline in coronary heart disease mortality--mainly a shift from fatal to non-fatal events?
Scand Cardiovasc J, 34 (5), 468-74
PubMed 11191936

Publications 1999

Bjørnholt JV, Erikssen G, Aaser E, Sandvik L, Nitter-Hauge S, Jervell J, Erikssen J, Thaulow E (1999)
Fasting blood glucose: an underestimated risk factor for cardiovascular death. Results from a 22-year follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men
Diabetes Care, 22 (1), 45-9
DOI 10.2337/diacare.22.1.45, PubMed 10333902

Publications 1998

Erikssen G, Liestøl K, Bjørnholt J, Thaulow E, Sandvik L, Erikssen J (1998)
Changes in physical fitness and changes in mortality
Lancet, 352 (9130), 759-62
DOI 10.1016/S0140-6736(98)02268-5, PubMed 9737279

Mundal R, Kjeldsen SE, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1998)
Clustering of coronary risk factors with increasing blood pressure at rest and during exercise
J Hypertens, 16 (1), 19-22
DOI 10.1097/00004872-199816010-00004, PubMed 9533412

Publications 1997

Kjeldsen SE, Mundal R, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1997)
Exercise blood pressure predicts cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction
Blood Press Monit, 2 (3), 147-153
PubMed 10234108

Mundal R, Kjeldsen SE, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1997)
Seasonal covariation in physical fitness and blood pressure at rest and during exercise in healthy middle-aged men
Blood Press, 6 (5), 269-73
PubMed 9359996

Mundal R, Kjeldsen SE, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1997)
Predictors of 7-year changes in exercise blood pressure: effects of smoking, physical fitness and pulmonary function
J Hypertens, 15 (3), 245-9
DOI 10.1097/00004872-199715030-00005, PubMed 9468451

Ostbye T, Moen A, Erikssen G, Hurlen P (1997)
Introducing a module for laboratory test order entry and reporting of results at a hospital ward: an evaluation study using a multi-method approach
J Med Syst, 21 (2), 107-17
PubMed 9297619

Publications 1996

Høgalmen G, Erikssen G, Rollag A, Nerdrum HJ, Harket G (1996)
[Measurement of ejection fraction after acute myocardial infarction. A comparison of measurements by means of radionuclide technique one week and 8 weeks after the infarction]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 116 (15), 1785-8
PubMed 8693461

Mundal R, Kjeldsen SE, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1996)
Exercise blood pressure predicts mortality from myocardial infarction
Hypertension, 27 (3 Pt 1), 324-9
DOI 10.1161/01.HYP.27.3.324, PubMed 8698433

Publications 1995

Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E (1995)
Long term effects of smoking on physical fitness and lung function: a longitudinal study of 1393 middle aged Norwegian men for seven years
BMJ, 311 (7007), 715-8
DOI 10.1136/bmj.311.7007.715, PubMed 7549684

Sandvik L, Erikssen J, Ellestad M, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Mundal R, Rodahl K (1995)
Heart rate increase and maximal heart rate during exercise as predictors of cardiovascular mortality: a 16-year follow-up study of 1960 healthy men
Coron Artery Dis, 6 (8), 667-79
DOI 10.1097/00019501-199508000-00012, PubMed 8574463

Publications 1994

Erikssen G, Wettergreen A (1994)
[Computer technology and electronic medical records in hospitals]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 114 (2), 203-4
PubMed 8122209

Mundal R, Kjeldsen SE, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Erikssen J (1994)
Exercise blood pressure predicts cardiovascular mortality in middle-aged men
Hypertension, 24 (1), 56-62
DOI 10.1161/01.HYP.24.1.56, PubMed 8021008

Publications 1993

Erikssen G, Thaulow E, Sandvik L, Stormorken H, Erikssen J (1993)
Haematocrit: a predictor of cardiovascular mortality?
J Intern Med, 234 (5), 493-9
PubMed 8228794

ERIKSSEN G, THAULOW E, SANDVIK L, STORMORKEN H, ERIKSSEN J (1993)
HEMATOCRIT - A PREDICTOR OF CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY
J. Intern. Med., 234 (5), 493-499

Sandvik L, Erikssen J, Thaulow E, Erikssen G, Mundal R, Rodahl K (1993)
Physical fitness as a predictor of mortality among healthy, middle-aged Norwegian men
N Engl J Med, 328 (8), 533-7
DOI 10.1056/NEJM199302253280803, PubMed 8426620

Sandvik L, Erikssen J, Thaulow E, Erikssen G, Mundal R, Aakhus T (1993)
Heart volume and cardiovascular mortality. A 16 year follow-up study of 1984 healthy middle-aged men
Eur Heart J, 14 (5), 592-6
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/14.5.592, PubMed 8508851

Thaulow E, Erikssen J, Sandvik L, Erikssen G, Jorgensen L, Cohn PF (1993)
Initial clinical presentation of cardiac disease in asymptomatic men with silent myocardial ischemia and angiographically documented coronary artery disease (the Oslo Ischemia Study)
Am J Cardiol, 72 (9), 629-33
DOI 10.1016/0002-9149(93)90875-D, PubMed 8249835

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