Torgun Wæhre

  • Senior consultant; Dr. med.
  • +47 412 95 459

Publications 2022

Wæhre T, Tunheim G, Bodin JE, Laake I, Kvale D, Kran AB, Brekke H, Løken R, Oftung F, Mjaaland S, Dyrhol-Riise AM (2022)
Clinical characteristics and outcomes in hospitalized adult influenza patients: an observational study from Norway 2014-2018
Infect Dis (Lond), 54 (5), 367-377
DOI 10.1080/23744235.2021.2022196, PubMed 34983302

Wæhre T, Waagsbø B, Jordal S, Indrebø EM, Wang H, Akselsen PE (2022)
[Consultation round: Antimicrobial treatment for sepsis]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 142 (4)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.22.0029, PubMed 35239281

Publications 2020

Borén HK, Thaulow CM, Quist-Paulsen E, Wæhre T, Akselsen PE, Tonby K (2020)
[Antibiotic use in hospitals in cases of COVID-19]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 140 (11)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0443, PubMed 32815355

Publications 2019

Waehre T, Petterson FO (2019)
HIV medicines on offer gives worse treatment options
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 139 (2), 121-122

Wæhre T, Pettersen FO (2019)
[Poorer treatment options due to HIV drug tenders]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 139 (2)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0016, PubMed 30698395

Publications 2018

Naess-Andresen K, Sorsvang L, Berntzen LS, Waehre T (2018)
Pregnant HIV positive must be followed closely
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 138 (11), 998-999

Næss-Andresen K, Sørsvang L, Berntzen LS, Wæhre T (2018)
[Pregnant women with HIV must be followed closely]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (11)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0321, PubMed 29947197

Publications 2014

Wæhre T, Maagard A, Tappe D, Cadar D, Schmidt-Chanasit J (2014)
Zika virus infection after travel to Tahiti, December 2013
Emerg Infect Dis, 20 (8), 1412-4
DOI 10.3201/eid2008.140302, PubMed 25062427

Publications 2012

Wessman M, Westling K, Aho I, Quist-Paulsen E, Wæhre T, Rolfhamre L, Weis N, Katzenstein TL (2012)
Major differences in assisted reproductive treatments offered to HIV-1 infected patients in the Nordic countries
Scand J Infect Dis, 44 (5), 402-4
DOI 10.3109/00365548.2011.649491, PubMed 22292615

Publications 2011

Berdal JE, Mollnes TE, Wæhre T, Olstad OK, Halvorsen B, Ueland T, Laake JH, Furuseth MT, Maagaard A, Kjekshus H, Aukrust P, Jonassen CM (2011)
Excessive innate immune response and mutant D222G/N in severe A (H1N1) pandemic influenza
J Infect, 63 (4), 308-16
DOI 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.07.004, PubMed 21781987

Publications 2008

Breland UM, Halvorsen B, Hol J, Øie E, Paulsson-Berne G, Yndestad A, Smith C, Otterdal K, Hedin U, Waehre T, Sandberg WJ, Frøland SS, Haraldsen G, Gullestad L, Damås JK, Hansson GK, Aukrust P (2008)
A potential role of the CXC chemokine GROalpha in atherosclerosis and plaque destabilization: downregulatory effects of statins
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 28 (5), 1005-11
DOI 10.1161/ATVBAHA.108.162305, PubMed 18276907

Smith C, Halvorsen B, Otterdal K, Waehre T, Yndestad A, Fevang B, Sandberg WJ, Breland UM, Frøland SS, Oie E, Gullestad L, Damås JK, Aukrust P (2008)
High levels and inflammatory effects of soluble CXC ligand 16 (CXCL16) in coronary artery disease: down-regulatory effects of statins
Cardiovasc Res, 79 (1), 195-203
DOI 10.1093/cvr/cvn071, PubMed 18339644

Publications 2006

Damås JK, Smith C, Øie E, Fevang B, Halvorsen B, Waehre T, Boullier A, Breland U, Yndestad A, Ovchinnikova O, Robertson AK, Sandberg WJ, Kjekshus J, Taskén K, Frøland SS, Gullestad L, Hansson GK, Quehenberger O, Aukrust P (2006)
Enhanced expression of the homeostatic chemokines CCL19 and CCL21 in clinical and experimental atherosclerosis: possible pathogenic role in plaque destabilization
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 27 (3), 614-20
DOI 10.1161/01.ATV.0000255581.38523.7c, PubMed 17170367

Halvorsen B, Waehre T, Scholz H, Damås JK, Yndestad A, Aukrust P (2006)
Role of interleukin-10 in atherogenesis and plaque stabilization
Future Cardiol, 2 (1), 75-83
DOI 10.2217/14796678.2.1.75, PubMed 19804134

Smith C, Damås JK, Otterdal K, Øie E, Sandberg WJ, Yndestad A, Waehre T, Scholz H, Endresen K, Olofsson PS, Halvorsen B, Gullestad L, Frøland SS, Hansson GK, Aukrust P (2006)
Increased levels of neutrophil-activating peptide-2 in acute coronary syndromes: possible role of platelet-mediated vascular inflammation
J Am Coll Cardiol, 48 (8), 1591-9
DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2006.06.060, PubMed 17045893

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

Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Smith C, Sandberg WJ, Ueland T, Waehre T, Halvorsen B, Gullestad L, Damås JK (2005)
Potential role for immunomodulatory therapy in atherosclerotic plaque stabilisation
Expert Opin Pharmacother, 6 (13), 2169-80
DOI 10.1517/14656566.6.13.2169, PubMed 16218879

Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Waehre T, Gullestad L, Halvorsen B, Damås JK (2005)
Inflammation in coronary artery disease: potential role for immunomodulatory therapy
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther, 3 (6), 1111-24
DOI 10.1586/14779072.3.6.1111, PubMed 16293001

Damås JK, Boullier A, Waehre T, Smith C, Sandberg WJ, Green S, Aukrust P, Quehenberger O (2005)
Expression of fractalkine (CX3CL1) and its receptor, CX3CR1, is elevated in coronary artery disease and is reduced during statin therapy
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 25 (12), 2567-72
DOI 10.1161/01.ATV.0000190672.36490.7b, PubMed 16224053

Holven KB, Damås JK, Yndestad A, Waehre T, Ueland T, Halvorsen B, Heggelund L, Sandberg WJ, Semb AG, Frøland SS, Ose L, Nenseter MS, Aukrust P (2005)
Chemokines in children with heterozygous familiar hypercholesterolemia: selective upregulation of RANTES
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 26 (1), 200-5
DOI 10.1161/01.ATV.0000193619.67288.ed, PubMed 16254204

Publications 2004

Halvorsen B, Waehre T, Scholz H, Clausen OP, von der Thüsen JH, Müller F, Heimli H, Tonstad S, Hall C, Frøland SS, Biessen EA, Damås JK, Aukrust P (2004)
Interleukin-10 enhances the oxidized LDL-induced foam cell formation of macrophages by antiapoptotic mechanisms
J Lipid Res, 46 (2), 211-9
DOI 10.1194/jlr.M400324-JLR200, PubMed 15547296

Smith C, Yndestad A, Halvorsen B, Ueland T, Waehre T, Otterdal K, Scholz H, Endresen K, Gullestad L, Frøland SS, Damås JK, Aukrust P (2004)
Potential anti-inflammatory role of activin A in acute coronary syndromes
J Am Coll Cardiol, 44 (2), 369-75
DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2004.03.069, PubMed 15261933

Waehre T, Damås JK, Yndestad A, Taskén K, Pedersen TM, Smith C, Halvorsen B, Frøland SS, Solum NO, Aukrust P (2004)
Effect of activated platelets on expression of cytokines in peripheral blood mononuclear cells - potential role of prostaglandin E2
Thromb Haemost, 92 (6), 1358-67
DOI 10.1160/TH04-03-0146, PubMed 15583745

Waehre T, Yndestad A, Smith C, Haug T, Tunheim SH, Gullestad L, Frøland SS, Semb AG, Aukrust P, Damås JK (2004)
Increased expression of interleukin-1 in coronary artery disease with downregulatory effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
Circulation, 109 (16), 1966-72
DOI 10.1161/01.CIR.0000125700.33637.B1, PubMed 15051633

Publications 2003

Damås JK, Waehre T, Yndestad A, Otterdal K, Hognestad A, Solum NO, Gullestad L, Frøland SS, Aukrust P (2003)
Interleukin-7-mediated inflammation in unstable angina: possible role of chemokines and platelets
Circulation, 107 (21), 2670-6
DOI 10.1161/01.CIR.0000070542.18001.87, PubMed 12742982

Scholz H, Yndestad A, Damås JK, Waehre T, Tonstad S, Aukrust P, Halvorsen B (2003)
8-isoprostane increases expression of interleukin-8 in human macrophages through activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases
Cardiovasc Res, 59 (4), 945-54
DOI 10.1016/s0008-6363(03)00538-8, PubMed 14553834

Semb AG, van Wissen S, Ueland T, Smilde T, Waehre T, Tripp MD, Frøland SS, Kastelein JJ, Gullestad L, Pedersen TR, Aukrust P, Stalenhoef AF (2003)
Raised serum levels of soluble CD40 ligand in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: downregulatory effect of statin therapy
J Am Coll Cardiol, 41 (2), 275-9
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(02)02718-3, PubMed 12535822

Semb AGP, Wissen S, Ueland T, Smilde T, Wæhre T, Tripp MD, Froland SS, Kastelein JJ, Gullestad L, Pedersen TR, Aukrust P, Stalenhoef AF (2003)
Raised serum levels of soluble CD40 ligand in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: downregulatory effect of statin therapy
In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Elsevier, New York, 41(2003)2, s.275-9
BIBSYS 041726308

Stylianou E, Bjerkeli V, Yndestad A, Heggelund L, Waehre T, Damås JK, Aukrust P, Frøland SS (2003)
Raised serum levels of interleukin-18 is associated with disease progression and may contribute to virological treatment failure in HIV-1-infected patients
Clin Exp Immunol, 132 (3), 462-6
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-2249.2003.02179.x, PubMed 12780693

Waehre T, Damås JK, Gullestad L, Holm AM, Pedersen TR, Arnesen KE, Torsvik H, Frøland SS, Semb AG, Aukrust P (2003)
Hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitors down-regulate chemokines and chemokine receptors in patients with coronary artery disease
J Am Coll Cardiol, 41 (9), 1460-7
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(03)00263-8, PubMed 12742282

Wæhre T, Damas JK, Gullestad L, Holm AM, Pedersen TR, Arnesen KE, Torsvik H, Froland SS, Semb AGP, Aukrust P (2003)
Hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitors down-regulate chemokines and chemokine receptors in patients with coronary artery disease
In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Elsevier, New York, 41(2003)9, s.1460-7
BIBSYS 041728793

Publications 2002

Damås JK, Waehre T, Yndestad A, Ueland T, Müller F, Eiken HG, Holm AM, Halvorsen B, Frøland SS, Gullestad L, Aukrust P (2002)
Stromal cell-derived factor-1alpha in unstable angina: potential antiinflammatory and matrix-stabilizing effects
Circulation, 106 (1), 36-42
DOI 10.1161/01.cir.0000020001.09990.90, PubMed 12093767

Waehre T, Halvorsen B, Damås JK, Yndestad A, Brosstad F, Gullestad L, Kjekshus J, Frøland SS, Aukrust P (2002)
Inflammatory imbalance between IL-10 and TNFalpha in unstable angina potential plaque stabilizing effects of IL-10
Eur J Clin Invest, 32 (11), 803-10
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-2362.2002.01069.x, PubMed 12423320

Publications 2001

Aukrust P, Waehre T, Damås JK, Gullestad L, Solum NO (2001)
Inflammatory role of platelets in acute coronary syndromes
Heart, 86 (6), 605-6
DOI 10.1136/heart.86.6.605, PubMed 11711447

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