• E-mailElisabeth.Leirgul@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Alrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 17
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Vascular endothelial function assessed by flow-mediated vasodilatation in young adults born very preterm or with extremely low birthweight: A regional cohort study. Frontiers in pediatrics. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) (2021). The influence of region of interest width in fetal 2D-speckle tracking echocardiography late in pregnancy. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Intake of sucrose‑sweetened soft beverages during pregnancy and risk of congenital heart defects (CHD) in offspring: A Norwegian pregnancy cohort study. European Journal of Epidemiology (EJE). 383-396.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Association Between Maternal Folic Acid Supplementation and Congenital Heart Defects in Offspring in Birth Cohorts From Denmark and Norway. Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). 29 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The five-year survival of children with Down syndrome in Norway 1994-2009 differed by associated congenital heart defects and extracardiac malformations. Acta Paediatrica. 845-853.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Recurrence of congenital heart defects among siblings - a nationwide study. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 1575-1585.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Association between fetal congenital heart Defects and maternal risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in the same pregnancy and across pregnancies. Circulation. 39-48.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Trends in Mortality of Congenital Heart Defects. Congenital Heart Disease. 160-168.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Prepregnancy Diabetes and Offspring Risk of Congenital Heart Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Circulation. 2243-2253.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Mortality and complications in 3495 children with isolated ventricular septal defects. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 808-813.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Possible Common Aetiology behind Maternal Preeclampsia and Congenital Heart Defects in the Child: a Cardiovascular Diseases in Norway Project Study. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 76-85.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Periconceptional folic acid supplementation and infant risk of congenital heart defects in Norway 1999-2009. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 391-400.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Birth prevalence of congenital heart defects in Norway 1994-2009 - A nationwide study. American Heart Journal. 956-964.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Preeclampsia in healthy women and endothelial dysfunction 10 years later. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 569.e1-569.e10.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Assessment of vascular reactivity in the peripheral and coronary arteries by cine 3T-magnetic resonance imaging in young normotensive adults after surgery for coarctation of the aorta. Pediatric Cardiology. 661-669.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Assessment of coronary flow reserve in the coronary sinus by cine 3T-magnetic resonance imaging in young adults after surgery for tetralogy of fallot. Pediatric Cardiology. 65-74.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2016). Congenital heart defects in Norway - a nation-wide study of birth prevalence, maternal diabetes, and folic acid supplementation in pregnancy.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Blood velocities measured in the coronary sinus by 3T-MRI in patients operated for coarctation of the aorta.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Blood velocities measured in the coronary sinus by 3T-MRI in patients operated for tetralogy of Fallot.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The significance of the bloodstream profile in a pathological dilated aorta.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2021). Physical and mental health in young adults with heart disease - A national survey of Norwegian university students. Cardiology in the Young. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Maternal Diabetes, Birth Weight, and Neonatal Risk of Congenital Heart Defects in Norway, 1994-2009. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1116-1125.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Eisenmenger syndrom - Fortsatt en utfordring. Hjerteforum. 27-35.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

PhD Project: 
Congenital heart defects in Norway - A nation-wide cohort study.