Ragnar Gunnarsson
Position: Senior consulting rheumatologist and internist, MD, PhD
Phone: +47 23 07 08 17
Research topics; MCTD, ANCA vasculitis

Publications 2016

Gunnarsson R, Hetlevik SO, Lilleby V, Molberg Ø (2016)
Mixed connective tissue disease
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol, 30 (1), 95-111
PubMed 27421219

Publications 2015

Gunnarsson R, El-Hage F, Aaløkken TM, Reiseter S, Lund MB, Garen T, Norwegian MCTD study group, Molberg Ø (2015)
Associations between anti-Ro52 antibodies and lung fibrosis in mixed connective tissue disease
Rheumatology (Oxford), 55 (1), 103-8
PubMed 26320136

Høyvoll LR, Fløisand Y, Orrem HL, Gunnarsson R, Landrø L, Brevig T, Gaustad P, Nordøy I (2015)
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in leprosy
Lepr Rev, 86 (4), 403-6
PubMed 26964439

Reiseter S, Molberg Ø, Gunnarsson R, Lund MB, Aalokken TM, Aukrust P, Ueland T, Garen T, Brunborg C, Michelsen A, Abraityte A, Hoffmann-Vold AM (2015)
Associations between circulating endostatin levels and vascular organ damage in systemic sclerosis and mixed connective tissue disease: an observational study
Arthritis Res Ther, 17, 231
PubMed 26315510

Publications 2014

Flåm ST, Gunnarsson R, Garen T, Norwegian MCTD Study Group, Lie BA, Molberg Ø (2014)
The HLA profiles of mixed connective tissue disease differ distinctly from the profiles of clinically related connective tissue diseases
Rheumatology (Oxford), 54 (3), 528-35
PubMed 25187641

Hoffmann-Vold AM, Gunnarsson R, Garen T, Midtvedt Ø, Molberg Ø (2014)
Performance of the 2013 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Classification Criteria for Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) in large, well-defined cohorts of SSc and mixed connective tissue disease
J Rheumatol, 42 (1), 60-3
PubMed 25274890

Publications 2013

Gunnarsson R, Andreassen AK, Molberg Ø, Lexberg ÅS, Time K, Dhainaut AS, Bertelsen LT, Palm Ø, Irgens K, Becker-Merok A, Nordeide JL, Johnsen V, Pedersen S, Prøven A, Garabet LS, Garen T, Aaløkken TM, Gilboe IM, Gran JT (2013)
Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in an unselected, mixed connective tissue disease cohort: results of a nationwide, Norwegian cross-sectional multicentre study and review of current literature
Rheumatology (Oxford), 52 (7), 1208-13
PubMed 23407386

Publications 2012

Gunnarsson R, Aaløkken TM, Molberg Ø, Lund MB, Mynarek GK, Lexberg AS, Time K, Dhainaut AS, Bertelsen LT, Palm O, Irgens K, Becker-Merok A, Nordeide JL, Johnsen V, Pedersen S, Prøven A, Garabet LS, Gran JT (2012)
Prevalence and severity of interstitial lung disease in mixed connective tissue disease: a nationwide, cross-sectional study
Ann Rheum Dis, 71 (12), 1966-72
PubMed 22550317

Ørstavik K, Svalheim S, Gunnarsson R, Gilboe IM, Torbergsen T (2012)
[A seriously ill patient who does not wake up after mechanical ventilation]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (7), 822-5
PubMed 22511094

Publications 2011

Gunnarsson R, Molberg O, Gilboe IM, Gran JT, PAHNOR1 Study Group (2011)
The prevalence and incidence of mixed connective tissue disease: a national multicentre survey of Norwegian patients
Ann Rheum Dis, 70 (6), 1047-51
PubMed 21398332

Publications 2009

Gran JT, Gunnarsson R, Mørk NJ (2009)
[A man with erythrodermia, muscle weakness and weight loss]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 129 (21), 2240-1
PubMed 19898573

Publications 2005

Omdal R, Wildhagen K, Hansen T, Gunnarsson R, Kristoffersen G (2005)
Anti-CD20 therapy of treatment-resistant Wegener's granulomatosis: favourable but temporary response
Scand J Rheumatol, 34 (3), 229-32
PubMed 16134730

Publications 2004

Omdal R, Gunnarsson R (2004)
The effect of interleukin-1 blockade on fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis--a pilot study
Rheumatol Int, 25 (6), 481-4
PubMed 15071755

Omdal R, Roos P, Wildhagen K, Gunnarsson R (2004)
Respiratory arrest in systemic lupus erythematosus due to phrenic nerve neuropathy
Lupus, 13 (10), 817-9
PubMed 15540517

Publications 2003

Gunnarsson R, Omdal R, Kjellevold KH, Ellingsen CL (2003)
Wegener's granulomatosis of the prostate gland
Rheumatol Int, 24 (2), 120-2
PubMed 12879271