Kristin Brække

  • Consultant; MD, PhD
  • +47 922 38 392

Publications 2023

Scrivens A, Reibel NJ, Heeger L, Stanworth S, Lopriore E, New HV, Dame C, Fijnvandraat K, Deschmann E, Aguar M, Brække K, Cardona FS, Cools F, Farrugia R, Ghirardello S, Lozar J, Matasova K, Muehlbacher T, Sankilampi U, Soares H, Szabo M, Szczapa T, Zaharie G, Roehr CC, Fustolo-Gunnink S et al. (2023)
Survey of transfusion practices in preterm infants in Europe
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, 108 (4), 360-366
DOI 10.1136/archdischild-2022-324619, PubMed 36653173

Publications 2022

Strømmen K, Lyche JL, Moltu SJ, Müller MHB, Blakstad EW, Brække K, Sakhi AK, Thomsen C, Nakstad B, Rønnestad AE, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2022)
Estimated daily intake of phthalates, parabens, and bisphenol A in hospitalised very low birth weight infants
Chemosphere, 309 (Pt 1), 136687
DOI 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136687, PubMed 36206919

Publications 2019

Blakstad EW, Korpela K, Lee S, Nakstad B, Moltu SJ, Strømmen K, Rønnestad AE, Brække K, Iversen PO, de Vos WM, Drevon CA (2019)
Enhanced nutrient supply and intestinal microbiota development in very low birth weight infants
Pediatr Res, 86 (3), 323-332
DOI 10.1038/s41390-019-0412-x, PubMed 31086354

Publications 2018

Korpela K, Blakstad EW, Moltu SJ, Strømmen K, Nakstad B, Rønnestad AE, Brække K, Iversen PO, Drevon CA, de Vos W (2018)
Intestinal microbiota development and gestational age in preterm neonates
Sci Rep, 8 (1), 2453
DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-20827-x, PubMed 29410448

Publications 2017

Stensvold HJ, Klingenberg C, Stoen R, Moster D, Braekke K, Guthe HJ, Astrup H, Rettedal S, Gronn M, Ronnestad AE, Norwegian Neonatal Network (2017)
Neonatal Morbidity and 1-Year Survival of Extremely Preterm Infants
Pediatrics, 139 (3)
DOI 10.1542/peds.2016-1821, PubMed 28228499

Strømmen K, Haag A, Moltu SJ, Veierød MB, Blakstad EW, Nakstad B, Almaas AN, Brække K, Rønnestad AE, Daniel H, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2017)
Enhanced nutrient supply to very low birth weight infants is associated with higher blood amino acid concentrations and improved growth
Clin Nutr ESPEN, 18, 16-22
DOI 10.1016/j.clnesp.2017.01.003, PubMed 29132733

Publications 2016

Blakstad EW, Moltu SJ, Nakstad B, Veierød MB, Strømmen K, Júlíusson PB, Almaas AN, Rønnestad AE, Brække K, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2016)
Enhanced nutrition improves growth and increases blood adiponectin concentrations in very low birth weight infants
Food Nutr Res, 60, 33171
DOI 10.3402/fnr.v60.33171, PubMed 27914187

Strømmen K, Lyche JL, Blakstad EW, Moltu SJ, Veierød MB, Almaas AN, Sakhi AK, Thomsen C, Nakstad B, Brække K, Rønnestad AE, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2016)
Increased levels of phthalates in very low birth weight infants with septicemia and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Environ Int, 89-90, 228-34
DOI 10.1016/j.envint.2016.01.024, PubMed 26922148

Publications 2015

Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Moltu SJ, Wattam-Bell J, Nordheim T, Almaas AN, Grønn M, Rønnestad AE, Brække K, Iversen PO, von Hofsten C, Veierød MB, Westerberg AC, Drevon CA, Nakstad B (2015)
Improved Visual Perception in Very Low Birth Weight Infants on Enhanced Nutrient Supply
Neonatology, 108 (1), 30-7
DOI 10.1159/000381660, PubMed 25967892

Horn D, Prescott T, Houge G, Brække K, Rosendahl K, Nishimura G, FitzPatrick DR, Spranger J (2015)
A Novel Oculo-Skeletal syndrome with intellectual disability caused by a particular MAB21L2 mutation
Eur J Med Genet, 58 (8), 387-91
DOI 10.1016/j.ejmg.2015.06.003, PubMed 26116559

Publications 2014

Moltu SJ, Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Almaas AN, Nakstad B, Rønnestad A, Brække K, Veierød MB, Drevon CA, Iversen PO, Westerberg AC (2014)
Enhanced feeding and diminished postnatal growth failure in very-low-birth-weight infants
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 58 (3), 344-51
DOI 10.1097/MPG.0000000000000220, PubMed 24556755

Moltu SJ, Sachse D, Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Nakstad B, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Rønnestad A, Brække K, Veierød MB, Iversen PO, Rise F, Berg JP, Drevon CA (2014)
Urinary metabolite profiles in premature infants show early postnatal metabolic adaptation and maturation
Nutrients, 6 (5), 1913-30
DOI 10.3390/nu6051913, PubMed 24824288

Publications 2012

Moltu SJ, Strømmen K, Blakstad EW, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Brække K, Rønnestad A, Nakstad B, Berg JP, Veierød MB, Haaland K, Iversen PO, Drevon CA (2012)
Enhanced feeding in very-low-birth-weight infants may cause electrolyte disturbances and septicemia--a randomized, controlled trial
Clin Nutr, 32 (2), 207-12
DOI 10.1016/j.clnu.2012.09.004, PubMed 23043722

Publications 2011

Sugulle M, Kvehaugen AS, Brække K, Harsem NK, Staff AC (2011)
Plasma calprotectin as inflammation marker in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus and superimposed preeclampsia
Pregnancy Hypertens, 1 (2), 137-42
DOI 10.1016/j.preghy.2011.02.001, PubMed 26104494

Publications 2009

Braekke K, Ueland PM, Harsem NK, Staff AC (2009)
Asymmetric dimethylarginine in the maternal and fetal circulation in preeclampsia
Pediatr Res, 66 (4), 411-5
DOI 10.1203/PDR.0b013e3181b33392, PubMed 19581842

Staff AC, Harsem NK, Braekke K, Hyer M, Hoover RN, Troisi R (2009)
Maternal, gestational and neonatal characteristics and maternal angiogenic factors in normotensive pregnancies
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 143 (1), 29-33
DOI 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2008.11.003, PubMed 19135290

Publications 2008

Braekke K, Bechensteen AG, Staff AC (2008)
Iron, oxidant injury, and practice choices in preterm infants - Reply
J. Pediatr., 152 (2), 296
DOI 10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.09.029

Braekke K, Bechensteen AG, Staff AC (2008)
Iron supplements and oxidative stress in very low birth weight infants - Reply
J. Pediatr., 152 (6), 891
DOI 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.01.004

Harsem NK, Braekke K, Torjussen T, Hanssen K, Staff AC (2008)
Advanced glycation end products in pregnancies complicated with diabetes mellitus or preeclampsia
Hypertens Pregnancy, 27 (4), 374-86
DOI 10.1080/10641950802000968, PubMed 19003638

Troisi R, Braekke K, Harsem NK, Hyer M, Hoover RN, Staff AC (2008)
Blood pressure augmentation and maternal circulating concentrations of angiogenic factors at delivery in preeclamptic and uncomplicated pregnancies
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 199 (6), 653.e1-10
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.06.030, PubMed 18722574

Publications 2007

Braekke K, Bechensteen AG, Halvorsen BL, Blomhoff R, Haaland K, Staff AC (2007)
Oxidative stress markers and antioxidant status after oral iron supplementation to very low birth weight infants
J Pediatr, 151 (1), 23-8
DOI 10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.02.016, PubMed 17586185

Braekke K, Ueland PM, Harsem NK, Karlsen A, Blomhoff R, Staff AC (2007)
Homocysteine, cysteine, and related metabolites in maternal and fetal plasma in preeclampsia
Pediatr Res, 62 (3), 319-24
DOI 10.1203/PDR.0b013e318123fba2, PubMed 17622947

Harsem NK, Roald B, Braekke K, Staff AC (2007)
Acute atherosis in decidual tissue: not associated with systemic oxidative stress in preeclampsia
Placenta, 28 (8-9), 958-64
DOI 10.1016/j.placenta.2006.11.005, PubMed 17218009

Staff AC, Braekke K, Johnsen GM, Karumanchi SA, Harsem NK (2007)
Circulating concentrations of soluble endoglin (CD105) in fetal and maternal serum and in amniotic fluid in preeclampsia
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 197 (2), 176.e1-6
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2007.03.036, PubMed 17689641

Publications 2006

Braekke K, Harsem NK, Staff AC (2006)
Oxidative stress and antioxidant status in fetal circulation in preeclampsia
Pediatr Res, 60 (5), 560-4
DOI 10.1203/01.pdr.0000242299.01219.6a, PubMed 16988193

Publications 2005

Braekke K, Holthe MR, Harsem NK, Fagerhol MK, Staff AC (2005)
Calprotectin, a marker of inflammation, is elevated in the maternal but not in the fetal circulation in preeclampsia
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 193 (1), 227-33
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2004.11.055, PubMed 16021084

Harsem NK, Braekke K, Staff AC (2005)
Augmented oxidative stress as well as antioxidant capacity in maternal circulation in preeclampsia
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 128 (1-2), 209-15
DOI 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2005.11.014, PubMed 16337725

Staff AC, Braekke K, Harsem NK, Lyberg T, Holthe MR (2005)
Circulating concentrations of sFlt1 (soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1) in fetal and maternal serum during pre-eclampsia
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 122 (1), 33-9
DOI 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2004.11.015, PubMed 15935542

Publications 2004

Ranheim T, Haugen F, Staff AC, Braekke K, Harsem NK, Drevon CA (2004)
Adiponectin is reduced in gestational diabetes mellitus in normal weight women
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 83 (4), 341-7
DOI 10.1111/j.0001-6349.2004.00413.x, PubMed 15005780

Publications 2003

Braekke K, Staff AC (2003)
Periconceptional use of folic acid supplements in Oslo
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 82 (7), 620-7
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2003.00180.x, PubMed 12790843

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