Arne K. Andreassen

  • Consultant Cardiologist; MD, PhD
  • +47 230 72014

Publications 2021

Brautaset Englund KV, Østby CM, Rolid K, Gude E, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Broch K (2021)
Intravenous iron supplement for iron deficiency in cardiac transplant recipients (IronIC): A randomized clinical trial
J Heart Lung Transplant, 40 (5), 359-367
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2021.01.1390, PubMed 33612360

Didriksen H, Molberg Ø, Fretheim H, Gude E, Jordan S, Brunborg C, Palchevskiy V, Garen T, Midtvedt Ø, Andreassen AK, Distler O, Belperio J, Hoffmann-Vold AM (2021)
Lymphangiogenic factors are associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis
Arthritis Rheumatol (in press)
DOI 10.1002/art.41665, PubMed 33497027

Inoue K, Khan FH, Remme EW, Ohte N, García-Izquierdo E, Chetrit M, Moñivas-Palomero V, Mingo-Santos S, Andersen ØS, Gude E, Andreassen AK, Wang TKM, Kikuchi S, Stugaard M, Ha JW, Klein AL, Nagueh SF, Smiseth OA (2021)
Determinants of left atrial reservoir and pump strain and use of atrial strain for evaluation of left ventricular filling pressure
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (in press)
DOI 10.1093/ehjci/jeaa415, PubMed 33496314

Ueland T, Abraityte A, Norum H, Varathalingam S, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK (2021)
Circulating regulators of the wingless pathway in precapillary pulmonary hypertension
DOI 10.1111/resp.14048, PubMed 33830565

Publications 2020

Broch K, Gude E, Karason K, Dellgren G, Rådegran G, Gjesdal G, Gustafsson F, Eiskjaer H, Lommi J, Pentikäinen M, Lemström KB, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L (2020)
Cholesterol lowering with EVOLocumab to prevent cardiac allograft Vasculopathy in De-novo heart transplant recipients: Design of the randomized controlled EVOLVD trial
Clin Transplant, 34 (9), e13984
DOI 10.1111/ctr.13984, PubMed 32445429

Gustafsson F, Andreassen AK, Andersson B, Eiskjær H, Rådegran G, Gude E, Jansson K, Solbu D, Karason K, Arora S, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE (Scandinavian heart transplant everolimus de novo study with early calcineurin inhibitors avoidance) Investigators* (2020)
Everolimus Initiation With Early Calcineurin Inhibitor Withdrawal in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients: Long-term Follow-up From the Randomized SCHEDULE Study
Transplantation, 104 (1), 154-164
DOI 10.1097/TP.0000000000002702, PubMed 30893292

Lekva T, Gullestad L, Broch K, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK, Ueland T (2020)
Distinct patterns of soluble leukocyte activation markers are associated with etiology and outcomes in precapillary pulmonary hypertension
Sci Rep, 10 (1), 18540
DOI 10.1038/s41598-020-75654-w, PubMed 33122779

Nelson LM, Andreassen AK, Arora S, Andersson B, Gude E, Eiskjaer H, Rådegran G, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, Gustafsson F (2020)
Mild acute cellular rejection and development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy assessed by intravascular ultrasound and coronary angiography in heart transplant recipients-a SCHEDULE trial substudy
Transpl Int, 33 (5), 517-528
DOI 10.1111/tri.13577, PubMed 31958178

Rolid K, Andreassen AK, Yardley M, Gude E, Bjørkelund E, Authen AR, Grov I, Broch K, Gullestad L, Nytrøen K (2020)
Long-term effects of high-intensity training vs moderate intensity training in heart transplant recipients: A 3-year follow-up study of the randomized-controlled HITTS study
Am J Transplant, 20 (12), 3538-3549
DOI 10.1111/ajt.16087, PubMed 32484261

Rolid K, Andreassen AK, Yardley M, Gude E, Bjørkelund E, Authen AR, Grov I, Pettersen KI, Dall CH, Karason K, Broch K, Gullestad L, Nytrøen K (2020)
High-intensity interval training and health-related quality of life in de novo heart transplant recipients - results from a randomized controlled trial
Health Qual Life Outcomes, 18 (1), 283
DOI 10.1186/s12955-020-01536-4, PubMed 32807179

Publications 2019

Andreassen AK, Broch K, Eiskjær H, Karason K, Gude E, Mølbak D, Stueflotten W, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE (SCandinavian HEart transplant everolimus De-novo stUdy with earLy calcineurin inhibitors avoidancE) Investigators (2019)
Blood Pressure in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients Treated With Everolimus Compared With a Cyclosporine-based Regimen: Results From the Randomized SCHEDULE Trial
Transplantation, 103 (4), 781-788
DOI 10.1097/TP.0000000000002445, PubMed 30211826

Bürker BS, Gullestad L, Gude E, Havik OE, Relbo Authen A, Grov I, Andreassen AK, Fiane AE, Haraldsen IR, Dew MA, Andersson S, Malt UF (2019)
The Predictive Value of Depression in the Years After Heart Transplantation for Mortality During Long-Term Follow-Up
Psychosom Med, 81 (6), 513-520
DOI 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000702, PubMed 31033937

Nytrøen K, Rolid K, Andreassen AK, Yardley M, Gude E, Dahle DO, Bjørkelund E, Relbo Authen A, Grov I, Philip Wigh J, Have Dall C, Gustafsson F, Karason K, Gullestad L (2019)
Effect of High-Intensity Interval Training in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients in Scandinavia
Circulation, 139 (19), 2198-2211
DOI 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.036747, PubMed 30773030

Trøseid M, Mayerhofer CCK, Broch K, Arora S, Svardal A, Hov JR, Andreassen AK, Gude E, Karason K, Dellgren G, Berge RK, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Ueland T (2019)
The carnitine-butyrobetaine-TMAO pathway after cardiac transplant: Impact on cardiac allograft vasculopathy and acute rejection
J Heart Lung Transplant, 38 (10), 1097-1103
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2019.06.003, PubMed 31301965

Publications 2018

Arora S, Andreassen AK, Karason K, Gustafsson F, Eiskjær H, Bøtker HE, Rådegran G, Gude E, Ioanes D, Solbu D, Dellgren G, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE (Scandinavian Heart Transplant Everolimus De Novo Study With Early Calcineurin Inhibitors Avoidance) Investigators (2018)
Effect of Everolimus Initiation and Calcineurin Inhibitor Elimination on Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients
Circ Heart Fail, 11 (9), e004050
DOI 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.004050, PubMed 30354362

Hoffmann-Vold AM, Fretheim H, Midtvedt Ø, Kilian K, Angelshaug M, Chaudhary A, Gunnarsson R, Brunborg C, Garen T, Andreassen AK, Gude E, Molberg Ø (2018)
Frequencies of borderline pulmonary hypertension before and after the DETECT algorithm: results from a prospective systemic sclerosis cohort
Rheumatology (Oxford), 57 (3), 480-487
DOI 10.1093/rheumatology/kex435, PubMed 29237073

Hoffmann-Vold AM, Hesselstrand R, Fretheim H, Ueland T, Andreassen AK, Brunborg C, Palchevskiy V, Midtvedt Ø, Garen T, Aukrust P, Belperio JA, Molberg Ø (2018)
CCL21 as a Potential Serum Biomarker for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis
Arthritis Rheumatol, 70 (10), 1644-1653
DOI 10.1002/art.40534, PubMed 29687634

Norum HM, Michelsen AE, Lekva T, Arora S, Otterdal K, Olsen MB, Kong XY, Gude E, Andreassen AK, Solbu D, Karason K, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Ueland T (2018)
Circulating delta-like Notch ligand 1 is correlated with cardiac allograft vasculopathy and suppressed in heart transplant recipients on everolimus-based immunosuppression
Am J Transplant, 19 (4), 1050-1060
DOI 10.1111/ajt.15141, PubMed 30312541

Rolid K, Andreassen AK, Yardley M, Bjørkelund E, Karason K, Wigh JP, Dall CH, Gustafsson F, Gullestad L, Nytrøen K (2018)
Clinical features and determinants of VO2peak in de novo heart transplant recipients
World J Transplant, 8 (5), 188-197
DOI 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.188, PubMed 30211027

Publications 2017

Andersen OS, Smiseth OA, Dokainish H, Abudiab MM, Schutt RC, Kumar A, Sato K, Harb S, Gude E, Remme EW, Andreassen AK, Ha JW, Xu J, Klein AL, Nagueh SF (2017)
Estimating Left Ventricular Filling Pressure by Echocardiography
J Am Coll Cardiol, 69 (15), 1937-1948
DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.01.058, PubMed 28408024

Bürker BS, Gude E, Gullestad L, Grov I, Relbo Authen A, Andreassen AK, Havik OE, Dew MA, Fiane AE, Haraldsen IR, Malt UF, Andersson S (2017)
Cognitive function among long-term survivors of heart transplantation
Clin Transplant, 31 (12)
DOI 10.1111/ctr.13143, PubMed 29055147

Bürker BS, Gullestad L, Gude E, Relbo Authen A, Grov I, Hol PK, Andreassen AK, Arora S, Dew MA, Fiane AE, Haraldsen IR, Malt UF, Andersson S (2017)
Cognitive function after heart transplantation: Comparing everolimus-based and calcineurin inhibitor-based regimens
Clin Transplant, 31 (4)
DOI 10.1111/ctr.12927, PubMed 28185318

Gilljam T, Haugaa KH, Jensen HK, Svensson A, Bundgaard H, Hansen J, Dellgren G, Gustafsson F, Eiskjær H, Andreassen AK, Sjögren J, Edvardsen T, Holst AG, Svendsen JH, Platonov PG (2017)
Heart transplantation in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy - Experience from the Nordic ARVC Registry
Int J Cardiol, 250, 201-206
DOI 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.076, PubMed 29107359

Gude E, Gullestad L, Andreassen AK (2017)
Everolimus immunosuppression for renal protection, reduction of allograft vasculopathy and prevention of allograft rejection in de-novo heart transplant recipients: could we have it all?
Curr Opin Organ Transplant, 22 (3), 198-206
DOI 10.1097/MOT.0000000000000409, PubMed 28463861

Hoffmann-Vold AM, Midtvedt Ø, Tennøe AH, Garen T, Lund MB, Aaløkken TM, Andreassen AK, Elhage F, Brunborg C, Taraldsrud E, Molberg Ø (2017)
Cardiopulmonary Disease Development in Anti-RNA Polymerase III-positive Systemic Sclerosis: Comparative Analyses from an Unselected, Prospective Patient Cohort
J Rheumatol, 44 (4), 459-465
DOI 10.3899/jrheum.160867, PubMed 28089974

Nelson LM, Andreassen AK, Andersson B, Gude E, Eiskjær H, Rådegran G, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, Gustafsson F (2017)
Effect of Calcineurin Inhibitor-Free, Everolimus-Based Immunosuppressive Regimen on Albuminuria and Glomerular Filtration Rate After Heart Transplantation
Transplantation, 101 (11), 2793-2800
DOI 10.1097/TP.0000000000001706, PubMed 28230646

Norum HM, Broch K, Michelsen AE, Lunde IG, Lekva T, Abraityte A, Dahl CP, Fiane AE, Andreassen AK, Christensen G, Aakhus S, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, Ueland T (2017)
The Notch Ligands DLL1 and Periostin Are Associated with Symptom Severity and Diastolic Function in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
J Cardiovasc Transl Res, 10 (4), 401-410
DOI 10.1007/s12265-017-9748-y, PubMed 28474304

Relbo Authen A, Grov I, Karason K, Gustafsson F, Eiskjaer H, Rådegran G, Gude E, Jansson K, Dellgren G, Solbu D, Arora S, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L (2017)
Effect of everolimus vs calcineurin inhibitors on quality of life in heart transplant recipients during a 3-year follow-up: Results of a randomized controlled trial (SCHEDULE)
Clin Transplant, 31 (9)
DOI 10.1111/ctr.13038, PubMed 28640529

Soleng A, Edgar KS, Paulsen KM, Pedersen BN, Okbaldet YB, Skjetne IEB, Gurung D, Vikse R, Andreassen ÅK (2017)
Distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks and prevalence of tick-borne encephalitis virus among questing ticks in the Arctic Circle region of northern Norway
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 9 (1), 97-103
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.10.002, PubMed 29030314

Publications 2016

Andreassen AK, Andersson B, Gustafsson F, Eiskjaer H, Rådegran G, Gude E, Jansson K, Solbu D, Karason K, Arora S, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE investigators (2016)
Everolimus Initiation With Early Calcineurin Inhibitor Withdrawal in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients: Three-Year Results From the Randomized SCHEDULE Study
Am J Transplant, 16 (4), 1238-47
DOI 10.1111/ajt.13588, PubMed 26820618

Solberg OG, Stavem K, Ragnarsson A, Ioanes D, Arora S, Endresen K, Benth JŠ, Gullestad L, Gude E, Andreassen AK, Aaberge L (2016)
Index of microvascular resistance after early conversion from calcineurin inhibitor to everolimus in heart transplantation: A sub-study to a 1-year randomized trial
J Heart Lung Transplant, 35 (8), 1010-7
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2016.03.002, PubMed 27113960

Publications 2015

Arora S, Andreassen AK, Andersson B, Gustafsson F, Eiskjaer H, Bøtker HE, Rådegran G, Gude E, Ioanes D, Solbu D, Sigurdardottir V, Dellgren G, Erikstad I, Solberg OG, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE (SCandinavian HEart transplant everolimus De novo stUdy with earLy calcineurin inhibitors avoidancE) Investigators (2015)
The Effect of Everolimus Initiation and Calcineurin Inhibitor Elimination on Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in De Novo Recipients: One-Year Results of a Scandinavian Randomized Trial
Am J Transplant, 15 (7), 1967-75
DOI 10.1111/ajt.13214, PubMed 25783974

Broch K, Andreassen AK, Hopp E, Leren TP, Scott H, Müller F, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2015)
Results of comprehensive diagnostic work-up in 'idiopathic' dilated cardiomyopathy
Open Heart, 2 (1), e000271
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2015-000271, PubMed 26468400

Broch K, Murbræch K, Andreassen AK, Hopp E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2015)
Contemporary Outcome in Patients With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Am J Cardiol, 116 (6), 952-9
DOI 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.06.022, PubMed 26233575

Broch K, Murbraech K, Ragnarsson A, Gude E, Andersen R, Fiane AE, Andreassen J, Aakhus S, Andreassen AK (2015)
Echocardiographic evidence of right ventricular functional improvement after balloon pulmonary angioplasty in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
J Heart Lung Transplant, 35 (1), 80-86
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2015.08.007, PubMed 26476768

Publications 2014

Andreassen AK, Andersson B, Gustafsson F, Eiskjaer H, Radegran G, Gude E, Jansson K, Solbu D, Sigurdardottir V, Arora S, Dellgren G, Gullestad L, SCHEDULE Investigators (2014)
Everolimus initiation and early calcineurin inhibitor withdrawal in heart transplant recipients: a randomized trial
Am J Transplant, 14 (8), 1828-38
DOI 10.1111/ajt.12809, PubMed 25041227

Broch K, Andreassen AK, Ueland T, Michelsen AE, Stueflotten W, Aukrust P, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2014)
Soluble ST2 reflects hemodynamic stress in non-ischemic heart failure
Int J Cardiol, 179, 378-84
DOI 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.003, PubMed 25464491

Hasselberg NE, Haugaa KH, Sarvari SI, Gullestad L, Andreassen AK, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T (2014)
Left ventricular global longitudinal strain is associated with exercise capacity in failing hearts with preserved and reduced ejection fraction
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 16 (2), 217-24
DOI 10.1093/ehjci/jeu277, PubMed 25552469

Publications 2013

Andreassen AK, Ragnarsson A, Gude E, Geiran O, Andersen R (2013)
Balloon pulmonary angioplasty in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Heart, 99 (19), 1415-20
DOI 10.1136/heartjnl-2012-303549, PubMed 23846611

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
DOI 10.1093/rheumatology/kes430, PubMed 23407386

Robertsen I, Falck P, Andreassen AK, Næss NK, Lunder N, Christensen H, Gullestad L, Asberg A (2013)
Endomyocardial, intralymphocyte, and whole blood concentrations of ciclosporin A in heart transplant recipients
Transplant Res, 2 (1), 5
DOI 10.1186/2047-1440-2-5, PubMed 23566530

Publications 2012

Andreassen AK (2012)
Points in common, but different origins
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (16), 1881
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0763, PubMed 22986976

Andreassen AK (2012)
[When there are no guidelines]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (12-13), 1469-70
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0436, PubMed 22766822

Sarvari SI, Gjesdal O, Gude E, Arora S, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Geiran O, Edvardsen T (2012)
Early postoperative left ventricular function by echocardiographic strain is a predictor of 1-year mortality in heart transplant recipients
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 25 (9), 1007-14
DOI 10.1016/j.echo.2012.05.010, PubMed 22727199

Sikkeland LI, Dahl CP, Ueland T, Andreassen AK, Gude E, Edvardsen T, Holm T, Yndestad A, Gullestad L, Kongerud J, Aukrust P, Øie E (2012)
Increased levels of inflammatory cytokines and endothelin-1 in alveolar macrophages from patients with chronic heart failure
PLoS One, 7 (5), e36815
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0036815, PubMed 22615818

Publications 2011

Andreassen AK, Gude E, Solberg OG, Ueland T (2011)
[Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 131 (13-14), 1285-8
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.10.0053, PubMed 21725387

Larsen KO, Yndestad A, Sjaastad I, Løberg EM, Goverud IL, Halvorsen B, Jia J, Andreassen AK, Husberg C, Jonasson S, Lipp M, Christensen G, Aukrust P, Skjønsberg OH (2011)
Lack of CCR7 induces pulmonary hypertension involving perivascular leukocyte infiltration and inflammation
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 301 (1), L50-9
DOI 10.1152/ajplung.00048.2010, PubMed 21498626

Publications 2010

Arora S, Gunther A, Wennerblom B, Ueland T, Andreassen AK, Gude E, Endresen K, Geiran O, Wilhelmsen N, Andersen R, Aukrust P, Gullestad L (2010)
Systemic markers of inflammation are associated with cardiac allograft vasculopathy and an increased intimal inflammatory component
Am J Transplant, 10 (6), 1428-36
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2010.03118.x, PubMed 20486911

Gude E, Andreassen AK, Arora S, Gullestad L, Grov I, Hartmann A, Leivestad T, Fiane AE, Geiran OR, Vardal M, Simonsen S (2010)
Acute renal failure early after heart transplantation: risk factors and clinical consequences
Clin Transplant, 24 (6), E207-13
DOI 10.1111/j.1399-0012.2010.01225.x, PubMed 20184627

Gude E, Gullestad L, Arora S, Simonsen S, Hoel I, Hartmann A, Holdaas H, Fiane AE, Geiran OR, Andreassen AK (2010)
Benefit of early conversion from CNI-based to everolimus-based immunosuppression in heart transplantation
J Heart Lung Transplant, 29 (6), 641-7
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2010.01.005, PubMed 20304681

Øie E, Ahmed MS, Ueland T, Sikkeland LI, Dahl CP, Hagelin EM, von Lueder T, Edvardsen T, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Vinge LE, Attramadal H (2010)
Adrenomedullin is increased in alveolar macrophages and released from the lungs into the circulation in severe heart failure
Basic Res Cardiol, 105 (1), 89-98
DOI 10.1007/s00395-009-0070-y, PubMed 19823891

Publications 2009

Arora S, Aukrust P, Ueland T, Broch K, Simonsen S, Gude E, Fiane AE, Geiran O, Wergeland R, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L (2009)
Elevated serum uric acid levels following heart transplantation predict all-cause and cardiac mortality
Eur J Heart Fail, 11 (10), 1005-13
DOI 10.1093/eurjhf/hfp115, PubMed 19737803

Gjesdal O, Gude E, Arora S, Leivestad T, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Aaberge L, Brunvand H, Edvardsen T, Geiran OR, Simonsen S (2009)
Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation as a bridge to heart transplantation does not impair long-term survival
Eur J Heart Fail, 11 (7), 709-14
DOI 10.1093/eurjhf/hfp078, PubMed 19515719

Gude E, Simonsen S, Geiran OR, Fiane AE, Gullestad L, Arora S, Relbo A, Andreassen AK (2009)
Pulmonary hypertension in heart transplantation: discrepant prognostic impact of pre-operative compared with 1-year post-operative right heart hemodynamics
J Heart Lung Transplant, 29 (2), 216-23
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2009.08.021, PubMed 19837606

Yndestad A, Larsen KO, Oie E, Ueland T, Smith C, Halvorsen B, Sjaastad I, Skjønsberg OH, Pedersen TM, Anfinsen OG, Damås JK, Christensen G, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK (2009)
Elevated levels of activin A in clinical and experimental pulmonary hypertension
J Appl Physiol (1985), 106 (4), 1356-64
DOI 10.1152/japplphysiol.90719.2008, PubMed 19196915

Publications 2007

Andreassen AK (2007)
Point: Cardiac denervation does/does not play a major role in exercise limitation after heart transplantation
J Appl Physiol (1985), 104 (2), 559-60
DOI 10.1152/japplphysiol.00694.2007, PubMed 17615275

Arora S, Jenum PA, Aukrust P, Rollag H, Andreassen AK, Simonsen S, Gude E, Fiane AE, Geiran O, Gullestad L (2007)
Pre-transplant Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity among heart transplant recipients is associated with an increased risk of all-cause and cardiac mortality
J Am Coll Cardiol, 50 (20), 1967-72
DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2007.07.068, PubMed 17996562

Havik OE, Sivertsen B, Relbo A, Hellesvik M, Grov I, Geiran O, Andreassen AK, Simonsen S, Gullestad L (2007)
Depressive symptoms and all-cause mortality after heart transplantation
Transplantation, 84 (1), 97-103
DOI 10.1097/, PubMed 17627244

Otterdal K, Andreassen AK, Yndestad A, Oie E, Sandberg WJ, Dahl CP, Pedersen TM, Ueland T, Gullestad L, Brosstad FR, Aukrust P, Damås JK (2007)
Raised LIGHT levels in pulmonary arterial hypertension: potential role in thrombus formation
Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 177 (2), 202-7
DOI 10.1164/rccm.200703-506OC, PubMed 17962639

Simonsen S, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Leivestad T, Fiane AE, Geiran OR (2007)
[Survival after heart transplantation in Norway]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 127 (7), 865-8
PubMed 17435806

Wethal T, Kjekshus J, Røislien J, Ueland T, Andreassen AK, Wergeland R, Aukrust P, Fosså SD (2007)
Treatment-related differences in cardiovascular risk factors in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
J Cancer Surviv, 1 (1), 8-16
DOI 10.1007/s11764-007-0012-3, PubMed 18648940

Publications 2006

Andreassen AK, Smiseth OA, Simonsen S (2006)
Hjertetransplantasjon i Norge: festskrift til Svein Simonsen på hans 70-års dag
Hjertemedisinsk avd., Rikshospitalet, [Oslo], 125 s.
BIBSYS 060292989

Andreassen AK, Wergeland R, Simonsen S, Geiran O, Guevara C, Ueland T (2006)
N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as an indicator of disease severity in a heterogeneous group of patients with chronic precapillary pulmonary hypertension
Am J Cardiol, 98 (4), 525-9
DOI 10.1016/j.amjcard.2006.02.061, PubMed 16893710

Sandberg WJ, Yndestad A, Øie E, Smith C, Ueland T, Ovchinnikova O, Robertson AK, Müller F, Semb AG, Scholz H, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Damås JK, Frøland SS, Hansson GK, Halvorsen B, Aukrust P (2006)
Enhanced T-cell expression of RANK ligand in acute coronary syndrome: possible role in plaque destabilization
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 26 (4), 857-63
DOI 10.1161/01.ATV.0000204334.48195.6a, PubMed 16424351

Waehre T, Damås JK, Pedersen TM, Gullestad L, Yndestad A, Andreassen AK, Frøland SS, Semb AG, Hansteen V, Gjertsen E, Ueland T, Brosstad F, Solum NO, Aukrust P (2006)
Clopidogrel increases expression of chemokines in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with coronary artery disease: results of a double-blind placebo-controlled study
J Thromb Haemost, 4 (10), 2140-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2006.02131.x, PubMed 16856976

Publications 2005

Aarønaes M, Haugaa KH, Andreassen AK, Simonsen S, Strøm EH, Geiran O (2005)
[Giant cell myocarditis--a rare, but dangerous disease]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (16), 2198-201
PubMed 16138135

Fiane AE, Ueland T, Simonsen S, Scott H, Endresen K, Gullestad L, Geiran OR, Haraldsen G, Heggelund L, Andreassen AK, Wergeland R, Frøland S, Aukrust P, Mollnes TE (2005)
Low mannose-binding lectin and increased complement activation correlate to allograft vasculopathy, ischaemia, and rejection after human heart transplantation
Eur Heart J, 26 (16), 1660-5
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehi198, PubMed 15821010

Hognestad A, Endresen K, Wergeland R, Mellembakken JR, Mollnes TE, Omland T, Kjekshus JK, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK (2005)
Inflammatory response and re-stenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in heart transplant recipients and patients with native atherosclerosis
J Heart Lung Transplant, 24 (8), 1026-32
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2004.07.018, PubMed 16102437

Hognestad A, Holm T, Simonsen S, Kjekshus J, Andreassen AK (2005)
Serial measurements of peripheral vascular reactivity and exercise capacity in congestive heart failure and after heart transplantation
J Card Fail, 11 (6), 447-54
DOI 10.1016/j.cardfail.2005.01.008, PubMed 16105636

Scholz H, Sandberg W, Damås JK, Smith C, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Frøland SS, Yndestad A, Aukrust P, Halvorsen B (2005)
Enhanced plasma levels of LIGHT in unstable angina: possible pathogenic role in foam cell formation and thrombosis
Circulation, 112 (14), 2121-9
DOI 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.544676, PubMed 16186421

Publications 2004

Damås JK, Otterdal K, Yndestad A, Aass H, Solum NO, Frøland SS, Simonsen S, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK (2004)
Soluble CD40 ligand in pulmonary arterial hypertension: possible pathogenic role of the interaction between platelets and endothelial cells
Circulation, 110 (8), 999-1005
DOI 10.1161/01.CIR.0000139859.68513.FC, PubMed 15302794

Hognestad A, Aukrust P, Wergeland R, Stokke O, Gullestad L, Semb AG, Holm T, Andreassen AK, Kjekshus JK (2004)
Effects of conventional and aggressive statin treatment on markers of endothelial function and inflammation
Clin Cardiol, 27 (4), 199-203
DOI 10.1002/clc.4960270405, PubMed 15119693

Hognestad A, Michelsen A, Brosstad F, Damås JK, Holm T, Simonsen S, Kjekshus JK, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK (2004)
Platelet activation in heart transplant recipients
Clin Transplant, 18 (2), 142-7
DOI 10.1046/j.1399-0012.2003.00137.x, PubMed 15016127

Publications 2003

Andreassen AK, Geiran O, Madsen S, Hognestad A, Simonsen S (2003)
[Pulmonary arterial hypertension treated with prostacyclin or calcium blockers]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (23), 3393-6
PubMed 14713978

Andreassen AK, Jahnsen FL, Andersen R, Haga HJ (2003)
[Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in a patient with scleroderma and the CREST syndrome]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (23), 3391-2
PubMed 14713977

Hognestad A, Endresen K, Wergeland R, Stokke O, Geiran O, Holm T, Simonsen S, Kjekshus JK, Andreassen AK (2003)
Plasma C-reactive protein as a marker of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in heart transplant recipients
J Am Coll Cardiol, 42 (3), 477-82
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(03)00645-4, PubMed 12906976

Ueland T, Sikkeland LI, Yndestad A, Eiken HG, Holm T, Guevara C, Haug T, Endresen K, Frøland SS, Gullestad L, Andreassen AK, Geiran O, Simonsen S, Aukrust P (2003)
Myocardial gene expression of inflammatory cytokines after heart transplantation in relation to the development of transplant coronary artery disease
Am J Cardiol, 92 (6), 715-7
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9149(03)00836-1, PubMed 12972116

Publications 2002

Holm T, Aukrust P, Aagaard E, Ueland T, Haugstad TS, Kjekshus J, Simonsen S, Frøland SS, Gullestad L, Andreassen AK (2002)
Hypertension in relation to nitric oxide, asymmetric dimethylarginine, and inflammation: different patterns in heart transplant recipients and individuals with essential hypertension
Transplantation, 74 (10), 1395-400
DOI 10.1097/00007890-200211270-00009, PubMed 12451238

Publications 2001

Andreassen AK, Madsen S, Kjekshus J, Simonsen S (2001)
[Inhalation of a prostacyclin analog (iloprost) in primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 121 (10), 1220-3
PubMed 11402748

Andreassen AK, Nanbjør A, Endresen K, Offstad J (2001)
[Angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction in patients transferred from other hospitals]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 121 (25), 2933-7
PubMed 11715776

Gullestad L, Aass H, Andreassen AK, Ihlen H, Simonsen S, Kjekshus J, Wikeby L, Nitter-Hauge S, Fjeld JG, Lien E, Ueland T, Frøland SS, Aukrust P (2001)
[Immunomodulating treatment in advanced heart failure--effect of intravenous immunoglobulin]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 121 (16), 1902-7
PubMed 11488180

Gullestad L, Aass H, Fjeld JG, Wikeby L, Andreassen AK, Ihlen H, Simonsen S, Kjekshus J, Nitter-Hauge S, Ueland T, Lien E, Frøland SS, Aukrust P (2001)
Immunomodulating therapy with intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with chronic heart failure
Circulation, 103 (2), 220-5
DOI 10.1161/01.cir.103.2.220, PubMed 11208680

Holm T, Andreassen AK, Aukrust P, Andersen K, Geiran OR, Kjekshus J, Simonsen S, Gullestad L (2001)
Omega-3 fatty acids improve blood pressure control and preserve renal function in hypertensive heart transplant recipients
Eur Heart J, 22 (5), 428-36
DOI 10.1053/euhj.2000.2369, PubMed 11207085

Holm T, Andreassen AK, Ueland T, Kjekshus J, Frøland SS, Kjekshus E, Simonsen S, Aukrust P, Gullestad L (2001)
Effect of pravastatin on plasma markers of inflammation and peripheral endothelial function in male heart transplant recipients
Am J Cardiol, 87 (6), 815-8, A9
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9149(00)01516-2, PubMed 11249916

Holm T, Berge RK, Andreassen AK, Ueland T, Kjekshus J, Simonsen S, Frøland S, Gullestad L, Aukrust P (2001)
Omega-3 fatty acids enhance tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in heart transplant recipients
Transplantation, 72 (4), 706-11
DOI 10.1097/00007890-200108270-00025, PubMed 11544435

Holven KB, Holm T, Aukrust P, Christensen B, Kjekshus J, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Hagve TA, Svilaas A, Ose L, Nenseter MS (2001)
Effect of folic acid treatment on endothelium-dependent vasodilation and nitric oxide-derived end products in hyperhomocysteinemic subjects
Am J Med, 110 (7), 536-42
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9343(01)00696-9, PubMed 11343667

Publications 2000

Holm T, Aukrust P, Andreassen AK, Ueland T, Brosstad F, Frøland SS, Simonsen S, Gullestad L (2000)
Peripheral endothelial dysfunction in heart transplant recipients: possible role of proinflammatory cytokines
Clin Transplant, 14 (3), 218-25
DOI 10.1034/j.1399-0012.2000.140307.x, PubMed 10831080

Publications 1999

Andreassen AK, Kirkebøen KA (1999)
[Endothelial function in coronary atherosclerosis and heart failure--the role of nitric oxide in regulation of vasomotor tone]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 119 (27), 4066-9
PubMed 10613099

Asberg A, Holm T, Vassbotn T, Andreassen AK, Hartmann A (1999)
Nonspecific microvascular vasodilation during iontophoresis is attenuated by application of hyperosmolar saline
Microvasc Res, 58 (1), 41-8
DOI 10.1006/mvre.1999.2153, PubMed 10388602

Aukrust P, Ueland T, Lien E, Bendtzen K, Müller F, Andreassen AK, Nordøy I, Aass H, Espevik T, Simonsen S, Frøland SS, Gullestad L (1999)
Cytokine network in congestive heart failure secondary to ischemic or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
Am J Cardiol, 83 (3), 376-82
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9149(98)00872-8, PubMed 10072227

Gullestad L, Simonsen S, Ueland T, Holm T, Aass H, Andreassen AK, Madsen S, Geiran O, Frøland SS, Aukrust P (1999)
Possible role of proinflammatory cytokines in heart allograft coronary artery disease
Am J Cardiol, 84 (9), 999-1003
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9149(99)00487-7, PubMed 10569653

Kirkebøen KA, Andreassen AK, Kvernmo HD, Strand OA (1999)
[Nitric oxide--basal biochemistry and physiological aspects]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 119 (27), 4056-60
PubMed 10613097

Simonsen S, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Lindberg H, Seem E, Geiran OR (1999)
[Heart transplantation in Norway]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 119 (23), 3447-50
PubMed 10553344

Publications 1998

Andreassen AK (1998)
Peripheral microcirculation in human heart transplantation: laser Doppler perfusion measurements of skin microvascular reactivity
Medical Department B, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 982289332, ISBN 82-994881-0-9

Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Endresen K (1998)
[Thrombolytic treatment in acute myocardial infarction. Choice of preparations in Norwegian hospitals]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 118 (17), 2630-1
PubMed 9673511

Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Holm T, Simonsen S, Kvernebo K (1998)
Endothelium-dependent vasodilation of the skin microcirculation in heart transplant recipients
Clin Transplant, 12 (4), 324-32
PubMed 9686327

Andreassen AK, Kirkebøen KA, Gullestad L, Simonsen S, Kvernebo K (1998)
Effect of heart transplantation on impaired peripheral microvascular perfusion and reactivity in congestive heart failure
Int J Cardiol, 65 (1), 33-40
DOI 10.1016/s0167-5273(98)00103-x, PubMed 9699928

Andreassen AK, Kvernebo K, Jørgensen B, Simonsen S, Kjekshus J, Gullestad L (1998)
Exercise capacity in heart transplant recipients: relation to impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation of the peripheral microcirculation
Am Heart J, 136 (2), 320-8
DOI 10.1053/hj.1998.v136.89731, PubMed 9704697

Andreassen AK, Nordøy I, Simonsen S, Ueland T, Müller F, Frøland SS, Gullestad L, Aukrust P (1998)
Levels of circulating adhesion molecules in congestive heart failure and after heart transplantation
Am J Cardiol, 81 (5), 604-8
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9149(97)00972-7, PubMed 9514458

Aukrust P, Ueland T, Müller F, Andreassen AK, Nordøy I, Aas H, Kjekshus J, Simonsen S, Frøland SS, Gullestad L (1998)
Elevated circulating levels of C-C chemokines in patients with congestive heart failure
Circulation, 97 (12), 1136-43
DOI 10.1161/01.cir.97.12.1136, PubMed 9537339

Publications 1997

Andreassen AK, Hartmann A, Offstad J, Geiran O, Kvernebo K, Simonsen S (1997)
Hypertension prophylaxis with omega-3 fatty acids in heart transplant recipients
J Am Coll Cardiol, 29 (6), 1324-31
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(97)82757-x, PubMed 9137231

Publications 1996

Bjørnerheim R, Andreassen AK, Nitter-Hauge S, Smith P, Platou ES, Smiseth OA (1996)
[Cardiology education in Norway--does it keep up with the needs?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 116 (8), 976-80
PubMed 8650661

Publications 1995

Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Bjørnerheim R, Forfang K, Kjekshus J (1995)
[Intermittent claudication and beta-blockaders. An unfortunate combination?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 115 (6), 725-8
PubMed 7900137

Andreassen AK, Simonsen S, Bjørnerheim R, Kvernebo K (1995)
Attenuated microvascular perfusion and reactivity in cardiac transplant recipients treated with cyclosporine
Int J Microcirc Clin Exp, 15 (3), 117-24
DOI 10.1159/000178961, PubMed 8707460

Steen T, Rootwelt K, Risøe C, Andreassen AK, Ihlen H (1995)
A new color M-mode index of diastolic filling compared with radionuclide ventriculography
Int J Cardiol, 48 (1), 89-95
DOI 10.1016/0167-5273(94)02205-w, PubMed 7744542

Publications 1994

Andreassen AK, Berg K, Torsvik H (1994)
Changes in Lp(a) lipoprotein and other plasma proteins during acute myocardial infarction
Clin Genet, 46 (6), 410-6
DOI 10.1111/j.1399-0004.1994.tb04408.x, PubMed 7534219

Publications 1993

Andreassen AK, Dolva O, Berner A (1993)
[Lung damage in amiodarone therapy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 113 (11), 1356-7
PubMed 8337625

Andreassen AK, Gullestad L (1993)
[Alpha blockers--first choice or second choice antihypertensive preparations?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 113 (10), 1256-7
PubMed 8098555

Publications 1959

[Traumatic brain injuries, as seen from the anesthesiological point of view]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 79 (12), 760-2
PubMed 13669009

Publications 1958

[Fluthane (halothan), a new non-explosive, volatile anesthetic]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 78 (4), 126-7
PubMed 13543814

Publications 1954

Phaeocromocytoma with metastases and endocrine activity
Acta Chir Scand, 107 (2-3), 214-7
PubMed 13188563

Publications 1953

[Succinylcholine iodide, a new anesthetic adjuvant]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 73 (9), 350-1
PubMed 13077594

Publications 1951

Pharmacological effects of pethidine on the larynx seen during intubation
Br J Anaesth, 23 (1), 33-8
DOI 10.1093/bja/23.1.33, PubMed 14812057

[Pethidine and nitrous oxide anesthesia without barbiturate]
Nord Med, 45 (13), 464-6
PubMed 14843515

Publications 1948

Trichlorethylene as an anesthetic
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 68 (17), 440
PubMed 18122519

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