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Ottar Nygård

Professor
  • E-mailOttar.Nygard@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 30 64
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Berge, Rolf Kristian; Bjørndal, Bodil; Strand, Elin; Bohov, Pavol; Lindquist, Carine; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Skorve, Jon; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. Tetradecylthiopropionic acid induces hepatic mitochondrial dysfunction and steatosis, accompanied by increased plasma homocysteine in mice. Lipids in Health and Disease. 15. 16 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12944-016-0192-9
  • Borgeraas, Heidi; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Seifert, Reinhard; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Bohov, Pavol; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar; Hjelmesæth, Jøran. 2016. Serum trans fatty acids, asymmetric dimethylarginine and risk of acute myocardial infarction and mortality in patients with suspected coronary heart disease: a prospective cohort study. Lipids in Health and Disease. 15. doi: 10.1186/s12944-016-0204-9
  • Borgeraas, Heidi; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Seifert, Reinhard; Nygård, Ottar; Hjelmesæth, Jøran. 2016. Association between Body Mass Index, Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in Norwegian Patients with Suspected Stable Angina Pectoris. PLoS ONE. 11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152029
  • Bønaa, Kaare; Mannsverk, Jan Torbjørn; Wiseth, Rune; Aaberge, Lars; Myreng, Yngvar; Nygård, Ottar; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Kløw, Nils-Einar; Uchto, Michael; Trovik, Thor; Bendz, Bjørn; Stavnes, Sinde; Bjørnerheim, Reidar; Larsen, Alf Inge; Slette, Morten Kristian; Steigen, Terje; Jakobsen, Ole Johan; Bleie, Øyvind; Fossum, Eigil; Hanssen, Tove Aminda; Dahl-Eriksen, Øystein; Njølstad, Inger; Rasmussen, Knut Einar; Wilsgaard, Tom; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2016. Drug-Eluting or Bare-Metal Stents for Coronary Artery Disease. New England Journal of Medicine. 375: 1242-1252. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1607991
  • Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Hoff, Rune; Nygård, Ottar; Strand, Elin; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; De Vogel, Stefan; Dierkes, Jutta. 2016. Cosinor modelling of seasonal variation in 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in cardiovascular patients in Norway. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 70: 517-522. Published 2015-11-25. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.200
  • Ding, Yunpeng; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Johansson, Stefan; Gregory III, Jesse F.; Ueland, Per Magne; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Helgeland, Øyvind; Meyer, Klaus; Fredriksen, Åse; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. B vitamin treatments modify the risk of myocardial infarction associated with a MTHFD1 polymorphism in patients with stable angina pectoris. NMCD. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 26: 495-501. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2015.12.009
  • Ding, Yunpeng; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Helgeland, Øyvind; Gregory, Jesse F III; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Meyer, Klaus; Tell, Grethe S.; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. MTHFD1 Polymorphisms Modify the Associations of Plasma Glycine and Serine with Risk of AMI in Patients with Stable Angina Pectoris in WENBIT. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.116.001483
  • Ding, Yunpeng; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Gregory, Jesse F.; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. Plasma glycine and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association. 5. 9 pages. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002621
  • Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Dierkes, Jutta; Vollset, Stein Emil; Vinknes, Kathrine; Nygård, Ottar; Seifert, Reinhard; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S. 2016. Association between weight change and mortality in community living older people followed for up to 14 years. The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK). The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging.
  • Laaksonen, Reijo; Ekroos, Kim; Sysi-Aho, Marko; Hilvo, Mika; Vihervaara, Terhi; Kauhanen, Dimple; Suoniemi, Matti; Hurme, Reini; März, Winfried; Scharnagl, Hubert; Stojakovic, Tatjana; Vlachopoulou, Efthymia; Lokki, Marja-Liisa; Nieminen, Markku S.; Klingenberg, Roland; Matter, Christian M.; Hornemann, Thorsten; Jüni, Peter; Rodondi, Nicolas; Räber, Lorenz; Windecker, Stephan; Gencer, Baris; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar; Mach, Francois; Sinisalo, Juha; Lüscher, Thomas F. 2016. Plasma ceramides predict cardiovascular death in patients with stable coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes beyond LDL-cholesterol. European Heart Journal. 37: 1967-1976. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehw148
  • Langørgen, Jørund; Ebbing, Marta; Igland, Jannicke; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Vollset, Stein Emil; Kask, Anne; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. The universal 2012 definition of myocardial infarction compared to the 2007 definition. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 50: 201-205. doi: 10.1080/14017431.2016.1191664
  • Lysne, Vegard; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Bjørndal, Bodil; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Midttun, Øivind; Olsen, Thomas; Ueland, Per Magne; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Activation is Associated with Altered Plasma One-Carbon Metabolites and B-Vitamin Status in Rats. Nutrients. 8. Published 2016-01-05. doi: 10.3390/nu8010026
  • Price, Alison J.; Travis, Ruth C.; Appleby, Paul N.; Albanes, Demetrius; Barricarte Gurrea, Aurelio; Bjørge, Tone; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H. Bas; Chen, Chu; Donovan, Jenny; Gislefoss, Randi Elin; Goodman, Gary; Gunter, Marc; Hamdy, Freddie C; Johansson, Mattias; King, Irena B; Kühn, Tilman; Männistö, Satu; Martin, Richard M.; Meyer, Klaus; Neal, David E.; Neuhouser, Marian L.; Nygård, Ottar; Stattin, Pär; Tell, Grethe S.; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Tumino, Rosario; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulvik, Arve; De Vogel, Stefan; Vollset, Stein Emil; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Key, Timothy J.; Allen, Naomi E. 2016. Circulating folate and vitamin B12 and risk of prostate cancer: a collaborative analysis of individual participant data from six cohorts including 6875 cases and 8104 controls. European Urology. 70: 941-951. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.03.029
  • Sulo, Enxhela; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Igland, Jannicke; Sulo, Gerhard; Ebbing, Marta; Egeland, Grace M.; Hawkins, Nathaniel M.; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2016. Coronary angiography and myocardial revascularization following the first acute myocardial infarction in Norway during 2001-2009: Analyzing time trends and educational inequalities using data from the CVDNOR project. International Journal of Cardiology. 212: 122-128. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.050
  • Sulo, Gerhard; Igland, Jannicke; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Ebbing, Marta; Sulo, Enxhela; Egeland, Grace M.; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2016. Heart Failure Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction; Burden and Timing of Occurrence: A Nation-wide Analysis Including 86 771 Patients From the Cardiovascular Disease in Norway (CVDNOR) Project. Journal of the American Heart Association. 5. 8 pages. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002667
  • Sulo, Gerhard; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Igland, Jannicke; Ebbing, Marta; Sulo, Enxhela; Egeland, Grace M.; Tell, Grethe S. 2016. Higher education is associated with reduced risk of heart failure among patients with acute myocardial infarction: A nationwide analysis using data from the CVDNOR project. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 23: 1743-1750. doi: 10.1177/2047487316655910
  • Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Mellgren, Gunnar; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Seifert, Reinhard; Strand, Elin; Karlsson, Therese; Nygård, Ottar. 2016. Prospective associations of systemic and urinary choline metabolites with incident type 2 diabetes. Clinical Chemistry. 62: 755-765. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2015.250761
  • Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; McCarthy, Nina; Melton, Philip E.; Cadby, Gemma; Austgulen, Rigmor; Nygård, Ottar; Johnson, Matthew P; Brennecke, Shaun P.; Moses, Eric K; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte. 2016. The antihypertensive MTHFR gene polymorphism rs17367504-G is a possible novel protective locus for preeclampsia. Journal of Hypertension. 35: 132-139. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001131
  • Ulvik, Arve; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Mccann, Adrian; Midttun, Øivind; Nygård, Ottar; Ueland, Per Magne. 2016. Vitamin B-6 catabolism and long-term mortality risk in patients with coronary artery disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 103: 1417-1425. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.126342
  • Zuo, Hui; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulvik, Arve; Eussen, Simone; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Meyer, Klaus; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2016. Plasma Biomarkers of Inflammation, the Kynurenine Pathway, and Risks of All-Cause, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Hordaland Health Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 183: 249-258. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwv242
  • Bjørndal, Bodil; Ramsvik, Marie Sannes; Lindquist, Carine; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Bruheim, Inge; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Nygård, Ottar; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 2015. DUBLETT: A phospholipid-protein complex from antarctic krill reduced plasma homocysteine levels and increased plasma trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) and carnitine levels in male wistar rats. Marine Drugs. 13: 5706-5721. doi: 10.3390/md13095706
  • Bjørndal, Bodil; Ramsvik, Marie Sannes; Lindquist, Carine; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Bruheim, Inge; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Nygård, Ottar; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 2015. A Phospholipid-Protein Complex from Antarctic Krill Reduced Plasma Homocysteine Levels and Increased Plasma Trimethylamine-N-Oxide (TMAO) and Carnitine Levels in Male Wistar Rats. Mar. Drugs. Marine Drugs. 13: 5706-5721. doi: 10.3390/md13095706
  • Christensen, Monika; Fenne, Ingvild Sveinsgjerd; Nordbø, Yngve; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Mellgren, Gunnar. 2015. Novel inflammatory biomarkers in primary hyperparathyroidism. European Journal of Endocrinology. 173: 9-17. doi: 10.1530/EJE-14-1038
  • Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Nygård, Ottar; Midtun, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Seifert, Reinhard; Strand, Elin; Bleie, Øyvind; Dierkes, Jutta. 2015. Vitamin D status was not associated with 'one-year' progression of coronary artery disease, assessed by coronary angiography in statin-treated patients. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 22: 594-602. doi: 10.1177/2047487314522137
  • Egeland, Grace M.; Igland, Jannicke; Nygård, Ottar; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2015. Hypertriglyceridemic-Waist Phenotype is a Useful Global Assessment Tool for Predicting Acute Myocardial Infarction. Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases & Diagnosis. 3: 1-6. doi: 10.4172/2329-9517.1000207
  • Egeland, Grace M.; Igland, Jannicke; Sulo, Gerhard; Nygård, Ottar; Ebbing, Marta; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2015. Non-fasting triglycerides predict incident acute myocardial infarction among those with favourable HDL-cholesterol: Cohort Norway. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 22: 872-881. doi: 10.1177/2047487314535681
  • Eussen, Simone; Ueland, Per Magne; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Sulo, Gerhard; Ulvik, Arve; Meyer, Klaus; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2015. Kynurenines as predictors of acute coronary events in the Hordaland Health Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 189: 18-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.413
  • Helgeland, Øyvind; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Molven, Anders; Ræder, Helge; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Nygård, Ottar; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Johansson, Stefan. 2015. The chromosome 9p21 CVD- and T2D-associated regions in a Norwegian population (the HUNT2 survey). International Journal of Endocrinology. 2015. 9 pages. doi: 10.1155/2015/164652
  • Karlsson, Therese; Strand, Elin; Dierkes, Jutta; Drevon, Christian A; Øyen, Jannike; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Associations between intake of fish and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and plasma metabolites related to the kynurenine pathway in patients with coronary artery disease. European Journal of Nutrition. Published ahead of print. 12 pages. doi: 10.1007/s00394-015-1077-9
  • Larsen, Terje H; Stugaard, Marie; Rotevatn, Svein; Nygård, Ottar; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2015. Clinical significance of late enhancement and regional wall remodeling assessed by 3T magnetic resonance imaging. Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology. 9: 17-24. doi: 10.4137/CMC.S20291
  • Lysne, Vegard; Bjørndal, Bodil; Vik, Rita; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Skorve, Jon; Nygård, Ottar; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 2015. A protein extract from chicken reduces plasma homocysteine in rats. Nutrients. 7: 4498-4511. doi: 10.3390/nu7064498
  • Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Tuseth, Nora; Eussen, Simone; Ueland, Per Magne; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Midttun, Øivind; Meyer, Klaus; Mellgren, Gunnar; Ulvik, Arve; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Associations of plasma kynurenines with risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 35: 455-462. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304674
  • Rebnord, Eirik Wilberg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Meyer, Klaus; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Seifert, Reinhard; Ueland, Per Magne; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Glycated hemoglobin and long-term prognosis in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris without diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study. Atherosclerosis. 240: 115-120. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.02.053
  • Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Seifert, Reinhard; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Bleie, Øyvind; Ebbing, Marta; Berge, Christ; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Use of loop diuretics is associated with increased mortality in patients with suspected coronary artery disease, but without systolic heart failure or renal impairment: an observational study using propensity score matching. PLoS ONE. 10. 13 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124611
  • Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Ueland, Per Magne; Seifert, Reinhard; Ebbing, Marta; Strand, Elin; Bleie, Øyvind; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Plasma choline, smoking, and long-term prognosis in patients with stable angina pectoris. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 22: 606-614. Published 2014-03-04. doi: 10.1177/2047487314524867
  • Skeie, Eli; Strand, Elin; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Bjørndal, Bodil; Bohov, Pavol; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Seifert, Reinhard; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Ulvik, Arve; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Drevon, Christian A; Gregory, Jesse F.; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Circulating B-vitamins and smoking habits are associated with serum polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with suspected coronary heart disease: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE. 10:e0129049. 14 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129049
  • Sulo, Enxhela; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Sulo, Gerhard; Igland, Jannicke; Egeland, Grace M.; Ebbing, Marta; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2015. Trends in 28-day and 1-year mortality rates in patients hospitalized for a first acute myocardial infarction in Norway during 2001-2009: A Cardiovascular disease in Norway (CVDNOR) project. Journal of Internal Medicine. 277: 353-361. doi: 10.1111/joim.12266
  • Sulo, Gerhard; Igland, Jannicke; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Egeland, Grace M.; Ebbing, Marta; Sulo, Enxhela; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2015. Effect of the Lookback period's length used to identify incident acute myocardial infarction on the observed trends on incidence rates and survival: cardiovascular disease in Norway project. Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 8: 376-382. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001703
  • Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Ueland, Per Magne; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Seifert, Reinhard; Ebbing, Marta; Bønaa, Kaare Harald; Mellgren, Gunnar; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Øyen, Jannike; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Elevated plasma dimethylglycine is a risk marker of mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 22: 743-752. Published 2014-03-26. doi: 10.1177/2047487314529351
  • Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; McCarthy, Nina; Melton, Philip E.; Tollaksen, Kjersti; Lyslo, Ingvill; Solberg, Per; Roten, Linda Tømmerdal; Nygård, Ottar; Cadby, Gemma; Austgulen, Rigmor; Moses, Eric; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte; Bjørge, Line. 2015. A genetic connection between preeclampsia and chronic hypertension in Norwegian families. Pregnancy Hypertension. 5: 138-139.
  • Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Melton, Philip E.; Tollaksen, Kjersti; Lyslo, Ingvill; Roten, Linda Tømmerdal; Odland, Maria Lisa; Strand, Kristin Melheim; Nygård, Ottar; Sun, Chen; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte; Austgulen, Rigmor; Moses, Eric; Bjørge, Line. 2015. Refined phenotyping identifies links between preeclampsia and related diseases in a Norwegian preeclampsia family cohort. Journal of Hypertension. 33: 2294-2302. Published 2015-08-18. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000696
  • Zuo, Hui; Ueland, Per Magne; Eussen, Simone; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Øivind; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve. 2015. Markers of vitamin B6 status and metabolism as predictors of incident cancer: The Hordaland Health Study. International Journal of Cancer. 136: 2932-2939. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29345
  • Øyen, Jannike; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Gjesdal, Clara Gram; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Ueland, Per Magne; Lysne, Vegard; Apalset, Ellen M; Meyer, Klaus; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Plasma dimethylglycine, nicotine exposure and risk of low bone mineral density and hip fracture: the Hordaland Health Study. Osteoporosis International. 26: 1573-1583. Published 2015-01-24. doi: 10.1007/s00198-015-3030-4
  • Borgeraas, Heidi; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Seifert, Reinhard; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Hjelmesæth, Jøran; Nygård, Ottar. 2014. Association of body mass index with risk of acute myocardial infarction and mortality in Norwegian male and female patients with suspected stable angina pectoris: A prospective cohort study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 14. Published 2014-12-18. doi: 10.1186/1471-2261-14-68
  • De Vogel, Stefan; Ulvik, Arve; Meyer, Klaus; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Tell, Grethe S; Gregory, Jesse F. III; Gregory, Jesse F III; Tretli, Steinar; Bjørge, Tone. 2014. Sarcosine and other metabolites along the choline oxidation pathway in relation to prostate cancer – a large nested case-control study within the JANUS cohort in Norway. International Journal of Cancer. 134: 197-206. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28347
  • Doets, EL; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe S; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; van't Veer, Pieter; de Groot, Lisette C.P.G.M.; Nurk, Eha; Refsum, Helga; Smith, David; Eussen, Simone. 2014. Interactions between plasma concentrations of folate and markers of vitamin B12 status with cognitive performance in elderly people not exposed to folic acid fortification: the Hordaland Health Study. British Journal of Nutrition. 111: 1085-1095. doi: 10.1017/S000711451300336X
  • Hausken, Trygve; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Polder, Anuschka; Haugen, Margaretha; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Haldorsen, Anne-Katrine L.; Julshamn, Kåre; Nygård, Ottar; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Skorve, Jon. 2014. High consumption of farmed salmon does not disrupt the steady state of persistent organic pollutants (POP) in human plasma and adipose tissue. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 77: 1229-1250. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2014.926262
  • Igland, Jannicke; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Sulo, Gerhard; Ebbing, Marta; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2014. Educational inequalities in acute myocardial infarction incidence in Norway: A nationwide cohort study. PLoS ONE. 9. 8 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106898
  • Igland, Jannicke; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Sulo, Gerhard; Sulo, Enxhela; Ebbing, Marta; Næss, Øyvind; Ariansen, Inger; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2014. Educational inequalities in 28 day and 1-year mortality after hospitalisation for incident acute myocardial infarction - A nationwide cohort study. International Journal of Cardiology. 177: 874-880. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.10.045
  • Langørgen, Jørund; Ebbing, Marta; Igland, Jannicke; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Tell, Grethe S; Nygård, Ottar. 2014. Implications of changing definitions of myocardial infarction on number of events and all-cause mortality: the WHO 1979, ESC/ACC 2000, AHA 2003, and Universal 2007 definitions revisited. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21: 1349-1357. doi: 10.1177/2047487313493056
  • Midttun, Øivind; Townsend, Mary K.; Nygård, Ottar; Tworoger, Shelley S.; Brennan, Paul J.; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne. 2014. Most blood biomarkers related to vitamin status, one-carbon metabolism, and the kynurenine pathway show adequate preanalytical stability and within-person reproducibility to allow assessment of exposure or nutritional status in healthy women and cardiovascular patients. Journal of Nutrition. 144: 784-790. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.189738
  • Nitter, Mathilde Hjelle; Norgård, Benedicte Wentzel; De Vogel, Stefan; Eussen, Simone; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Ueland, Per Magne; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Bjørge, Tone; Tjønneland, Anne; Hansen, Louise; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Racine, Antoine; Cottet, Vanessa; Kaaks, Rudolf; Kühn, Tilman; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Bamia, Christina; Naska, Androniki; Grioni, Sara; Palli, Domenico; Panico, Salvatore; Tumino, Rosario; Vineis, Paolo; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H. Bas; Van Kranen, Henk J.; Peeters, Petra H. M.; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Dorronsoro, Miren; Jakszyn, Paula; Sánchez, María-José; Argüelles, Marcial Vicente; Huerta, José-Maria; Barricarte, Aurelio; Johansson, Matthias; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Khaw, Kay Tee; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Freisling, Heinz; Duarte-Salles, Talita; Stepien, Magdalena; Gunter, Mark J.; Riboli, Élio B. 2014. Plasma methionine, choline, betaine, and dimethylglycine in relation to colorectal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). Annals of Oncology. 25: 1609-1615. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu185
  • Puaschitz, Nathalie Genevieve; Strand, Elin; Norekvål, Tone M.; Dierkes, Jutta; Dahl, Lisbeth; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Assmus, Jörg; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Øyen, Jannike; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Drevon, Christian A; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar. 2014. Dietary intake of saturated fat is not associated with risk of coronary events or mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease. Journal of Nutrition. Published 2014-12-10. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.203505
  • Strand, Elin; Nygård, Ottar. 2014. Inntak av omega-3 og hjertesykdom hos pasienter med diabetes. BestPractice Diabetes. 4.
  • Sulo, Gerhard; Igland, Jannicke; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Ebbing, Marta; Tell, Grethe S. 2014. Favorable trends in incidence of AMI in Norway during 2001-2009 do not include younger adults: a CVDNOR project. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21: 1358-1364. doi: 10.1177/2047487313495993
  • Sulo, Gerhard; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar; Igland, Jannicke; Egeland, Grace M.; Ebbing, Marta; Tell, Grethe Seppola. 2014. Trends in acute myocardial infarction event rates and risk of recurrences after an incident event in Norway 1994 to 2009 (from a cardiovascular disease in Norway project). American Journal of Cardiology. 113: 1777-1781. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.03.006
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  • Nygård, Ottar; Refsum, Helga; Ueland, Per Magne; et al., [Mangler fornavn]. 1997. Coffee consumption and plasma total homocysteine: The Hordaland Homocysteine Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 65: 136-143.
  • Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga; Ueland, Per Magne. 1997. Coffee consumption and plasma homocyst(e)ine: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Reply to FJ Nieto et al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 66: 1476-1477.
  • Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga; Ueland, Per Magne. 1997. Coffee consumption and plasma homocyst(e)ine: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Reply to FJ Nieto et al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 66: 1476-1477.
  • Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Ueland, Per Magne; Nesthus, I; Nygård, Ottar; Schneede, Jørn; Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga. 1996. Determinants and vitamin responsiveness of the intermediate homohypercysteinemia (> 40 _mmol/L). The Hordaland homocysteine study. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 98: 2174-2183.
  • Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Ueland, Per Magne; Nesthus, I; Nygård, Ottar; Schneede, Jørn; Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga. 1996. Determinants and vitamin responsiveness of the intermediate homohypercysteinemia (> 40 _mmol/L). The Hordaland homocysteine study. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 98: 2174-2183.
  • Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Ueland, Per Magne; Nesthus, Ingerid; Nygård, Ottar; Schneede, Jørn; Vollset, Stein Emil; Retsam, H. 1996. Determinants and Vitamin Responsiveness of Intermediate Hyperhomocysteinemia (@z _mmol/liter). The Hordaland Homocysteine study. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 98: 2174-2183.
  • Refsum, Helga; Nygård, Ottar; Kvåle, Gunnar; Ueland, Per Magne; Vollset, Stein Emil. 1996. The Hordaland homocysteine study: The opposite tails odds ratios (OTOR) reveal differential effects og gender and intake of vitamin supplements at high and low plasma homocysteine concentrations. Journal of Nutrition. 126: 1244S-1248S.
  • Refsum, Helga; Nygård, Ottar; Kvåle, Gunnar; Ueland, Per Magne; Vollset, Stein Emil. 1996. The Hordaland homocysteine study: The opposite tails odds ratios (OTOR) reveal differential effects og gender and intake of vitamin supplements at high and low plasma homocysteine concentrations. Journal of Nutrition. 126: 1244S-1248S.
  • Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga; Stensvold, I.; Tverdal, A.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Ueland, P.M.; Kvåle, Gunnar. 1995. Total plasma homocysteine and cardiovascular risk profile. The Hordaland Homocysteine Study. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 274. 1526-1533.
  • Nygård, Ottar; von der Lippe, G.; Seim, S. 1995. Kolesterolbestemmelse ved sesjon. En måte å identifisere personer med høy risiko for å utvikle hjerte- og karsykdom. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 3249-3253.
Reports and theses
  • Nygård, Ottar. 1998. The Hordaland Homocysteine Studies. Determinants and prognostic value of plasma total homocysteine. Dr.med.. -. Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, and Depa rtment of Pharmacology, University of Bergen, Nor.
Book sections
  • Dierkes, Jutta; Nygård, Ottar. 2013. B vitamins and disease. Chapter 2, pages 21-34. In:
    • Preedy, Victor R. 2013. B Vitamins and Folate : Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects. Royal Society of Chemistry. 855 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84973-369-4.
  • Vollset, Stein Emil; Refsum, Helga; Nygård, Ottar; Ueland, Per Magne. 2001. Lifestyle factors associated with hyperhomocysteinemia. 341-355. In:
    • Carmel, Ralph; Jacobsen, Donald W. 2001. Homocysteine in Health and Disease. ISBN: 0-521-65319-3.

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