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Eva Gerdts

Professor, Professor of Cardiology
  • E-mailEva.Gerdts@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 22 20+47 920 86 505
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Gerdts, Eva. 2014. No gender difference in the extent of myocardial ischemia in non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 123-129.
  • Fromm, Annette; Thomassen, Lars; Næss, Halvor; Meijer, Rudy; Eide, Geir Egil; Kråkenes, Jostein; Vedeler, Christian A.; Gerdts, Eva; Larsen, Terje H; Kuiper, Karel Kier-Jan; Laxdal, Elin Hanna; Russell, David; Tatlisumak, Turgut; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike. 2013. The Norwegian stroke in the young study (NOR-SYS): rationale and design. BMC Neurology. 12 pages.
  • Greve, Anders M.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Ray, Simon; Egstrup, Kenneth; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Køber, Lars; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Wachtell, Kristian. 2013. Prognostic importance of atrial fibrillation in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: The Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis study. International Journal of Cardiology. 72-76.
  • Bahlmann, Edda; Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Wachtell, Kristian; Seifert, Reinhard; Chambers, John Boyd; Kuck, Karl Heinz; Ray, Simon. 2013. Prognostic Value of Energy Loss Index in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis. Circulation. 1149-1156.
  • De Marco, Marina; Gerdts, Eva; Casalnuovo, Giuseppina; Migliore, Teresa; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Dahlöf, Björn; Olsen, Michael H; Kizer, Jorge; Devereux, Richard B.; de Simone, Giovanni. 2013. Mitral annular calcification and incident ischemic stroke in treated hypertensive patients: The LIFE study. American Journal of Hypertension. 567-573.
  • Lu, Yuan; Hajifathalian, Kaveh; Ezzati, Majid; Woodward, Mark; Rimm, Eric B; Danaei, Goodarz; Selmer, Randi; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Vollset, Stein Emil; Gerdts, Eva; Sandvei, Marie Søfteland; Vatten, Lars Johan; Vik, Anne; Mørkedal, Bjørn; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom. 2013. Metabolic mediators of the effects of body-mass index, overweight, and obesity on coronary heart disease and stroke: a pooled analysis of 97 prospective cohorts with 1.8 million participants. The Lancet. 14 pages.
  • Chillo, Pilly Mussa; Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Lwakatare, Johnson; Lutale, Janet Joy Kachuchuru; Gerdts, Eva. 2013. Left atrial volume index as a marker of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in asymptomatic Tanzanian diabetic patients. Blood Pressure. 86-93.
  • Gerdts, Eva; de Simone, Giovanni; Lund, Barbara Patricia; Okin, Peter M.; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2013. Impact of overweight and obesity on cardiac benefit of antihypertensive treatment. NMCD. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 122-129.
  • Hirth, Asle; Edwards, Nicola C.; Greve, Gottfried; Tangeraas, Trine; Gerdts, Eva; Lenes, Kjetil; Norgård, Gunnar. 2012. Left ventricular function in children and adults after renal transplantation in childhood. Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, West). 1565-1574.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Dalsgaard, Morten; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Egstrup, Kenneth; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; de Simone, Giovanni; Gerdts, Eva. 2012. Left Atrial Systolic Force and Outcome in Asymptomatic Mild to Moderate Aortic Stenosis. Echocardiography. 1038-1044.
  • Chillo, Pilly Mussa; lwakatare, johnson; Lutale, Janet Joy Kachuchuru; Gerdts, Eva. 2012. Increased relative wall thickness is a marker of subclinical cardiac target-organ damage in African diabetic patients. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 435-441.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; de Simone, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Mureddu, Gian Francesco; Gerdts, Eva. 2012. Inappropriately high left-ventricular mass in asymptomatic mild-moderate aortic stenosis. Journal of Hypertension. 421-428.
  • Greve, Anders M.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Devereux, Richard B.; Køber, Lars; Ray, Simon; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Wachtell, Kristian. 2012. Impact of QRS duration and morphology on the risk of sudden cardiac death in asymptomatic patients with aortic stenosis the SEAS (Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in aortic stenosis) study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1142-1149.
  • Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Cramariuc, Dana; Boman, Kurt; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Staal, Eva Marianne; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Gerdts, Eva. 2012. Hypertension in Aortic Stenosis Implications for Left Ventricular Structure and Cardiovascular Events. Hypertension. 90-97.
  • Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Gerdts, Eva; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Bahlmann, Edda; Cioffi, Giovanni; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Ray, Simon; Cramariuc, Dana. 2012. Global left ventricular load in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: covariates and prognostic implication (the SEAS trial). Cardiovascular Ultrasound.
  • Damiano, Silvia; De Marco, Marina; del Genio, Federica; Contaldo, Franco; Gerdts, Eva; de Simone, Giovanni; Pasanisi, Fabricio. 2012. Effect of bariatric surgery on left ventricular geometry and function in severe obesity. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. E189-E196.
  • Greve, Anders M.; Olsen, Michael Hecht; Bella, Jonathan N.; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva; Okin, Peter M.; Palmieri, Vittorio; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Omvik, Per; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B.; Wachtell, Kristian. 2012. Contrasting hemodynamic mechanisms of losartan- vs. atenolol-based antihypertensive treatment: A LIFE study. American Journal of Hypertension. 1017-1023.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Okin, Peter M.; Boman, Kurt; Wachtell, Kristian; Nieminen, Markku S.; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Devereux, Richard B. 2012. Association of heart failure hospitalizations with combined electrocardiography and ehocardiography criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy. American Journal of Hypertension. 678-683.
  • Casalnuovo, Giuseppina; Gerdts, Eva; de Simone, Giovanni; Izzo, Raffaele; De Marco, Marina; Giudice, Renata; Trimarco, Bruno; De Luca, Nicola. 2012. Arterial stiffness is associated with carotid atherosclerosis in hypertensive patients (The Campania Salute Network). American Journal of Hypertension. 739-745.
  • Holme, Ingar Morten K; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Boman, Kurt; Egstrup, Kenneth; Gerdts, Eva; Kesäniemi, Y. Antero; Malbecq, William; Ray, Simon; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Wachtell, Kristian; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa. 2012. A risk score for predicting mortality in patients with asymptomatic mild to moderate aortic stenosis. Heart. 377-383.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Staal, Eva Marianne; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Usefulness of contrast echocardiography for predicting the severity of angiographic coronary disease in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction. American Journal of Cardiology. 1262-1267.
  • Greve, Anders M.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Ray, Simon; Egstrup, Kenneth; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Køber, Lars; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Wachtell, Kristian. 2011. Prognostic importance of atrial fibrillation in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: The Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis study. International Journal of Cardiology.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; Faggiano, Pompilio; Vizzardi, Enrico; Tarantini, Luigi; Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; de Simone, Giovanni. 2011. Prognostic effect of inappropriately high left ventricular mass in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Heart. 301-307.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Dalsgaard, Morten; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Egstrup, Kenneth; de Simone, Giovanni; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Left atrial systolic force in asymptomatic ortic stenosis. Echocardiography. 968-977.
  • Piotrowski, Grzegorz; Banach, Maciej; Gerdts, Eva; Mikhailidis, Dimitri P; Hannam, Simon; Gawor, Rafael; Stasiak, Arkadiusz; Rysz, Jacek; Gawor, Zenon. 2011. Left atrial size in hypertension and stroke. Journal of Hypertension. 1988-1993.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Wachtell, Kristian; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Rickhard B. 2011. In-treatment stroke volume predicts cardiovascular risk in hypertension. Journal of Hypertension. 1508-1514.
  • Greve, Anders M.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Hammer-Hansen, Sophia; Køber, Lars; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Wachtell, Kristian. 2011. Differences in cardiovascular risk profile between electrocardiographic hypertrophy versus strain in asymptomatic patients with aortic stenosis (from SEAS data). American Journal of Cardiology. 541-547.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Contrast stress echocardiography in hypertensive heart disease. Cardiovascular Ultrasound.
  • Bahlmann, Edda; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Cramariuc, Dana; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Ray, Simon; Devereux, Richard B.; Wachtell, Kristian; Kuck, Karl Heinz; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Aortic root geometry in aortic stenosis patients (a SEAS substudy). European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 585-590.
  • Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristiana; Oikarinen, Lasse; Nieminen, Markku S; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Devereux, Richard B. 2010. Relationship of left atrial enlargement to persistence or development of ECG left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients: implications for the development of new atrial fibrillation. Journal of Hypertension. 1534-1540.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Segadal, Leidulf; Matre, Knut. 2010. Myocardial deformation in aortic valve stenosis – relation to left ventricular geometry. Heart. 106-112.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; Tarantini, L; Di Lenarda, A; Pulignano, G; Del Sindaco, D; Stefenelli, C; De Simone, G. 2010. Left atrial size and force in patients with systolic chronic heart failure: Comparison with healthy controls and different cardiac diseases. Experimental and clinical cardiology. e45-e51.
  • Wachtell, Kristiana; Gerdts, Eva; Aurigemma, Gerard P.; Boman, Kurt; Dahlöf, Björn; Nieminen, Markku S.; Olsen, Michael Hecht; Okin, Peter M.; Palmieri, Vittorio; Rokkedal, Jens E.; Devereux, Richard B. 2010. In-treatment reduced left atrial diameter during antihypertensive treatment is associated with reduced new-onset atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. Blood Pressure. 169-175.
  • Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Cramariuc, Dana; Staal, Eva Marianne; Rossebø, Anne B.; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. Impact of hypertension on left ventricular structure in patients with asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis (a SEAS substudy). Journal of Hypertension. 377-383.
  • Bahlmann, Edda; Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Eriksen, Erlend; Wachtell, Kristiana; Chambers, John; Kuck, Karl Heinz; Ray, Simon. 2010. Impact of Pressure Recovery on Echocardiographic Assessment of Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis: A SEAS Substudy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 555-562.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Boman, Kurt; Brudi, Philippe; Chambers, John Boyd; Egstrup, Kenneth; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Holme, Ingar Morten K; Kesäniemi, Y Antero; Malbecq, William; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Ray, Simon; Skjærpe, Terje; Wachtell, Kristian; Willenheimer, Ronnie. 2010. Impact of Baseline Severity of Aortic Valve Stenosis on Effect of Intensive Lipid Lowering Therapy (from the SEAS Study). American Journal of Cardiology. 1634-1639.
  • Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Cramariuc, Dana; Rossebø, Anne B.; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Gerdts, Eva; Lund, Barbara Patricia. 2010. Effect of obesity on left ventricular mass and systolic function in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis (a Simvastatin Ezetimibe in aortic stenosis [SEAS] substudy). American Journal of Cardiology. 1456-1460.
  • Tuseth, Nora; Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. Asymmetric septal hypertrophy - a marker of hypertension in aortic stenosis (a SEAS substudy). Blood Pressure. 140-144.
  • Cicala, Silvana; de Simone, Giovanni; Gerdts, Eva; Dahlöf, Björn S.; Lindholm, Lars H.; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Devereux, Richard B. 2010. Are coronary revascularization and myocardial infarction a homogeneous combined endpoint in hypertension trials? The Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study. Journal of Hypertension. 1134-1140.
  • Frølich, Marcus Lund; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. An unusual location of a papillary fibroelastoma. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva; Wirsching, Jan; Pedersen, Ole Martin. 2009. Ultrasound in evaluation of post-interventional femoral vein obstruction: a case report. Cardiovascular Ultrasound. 14.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Staal, Marianne; Bleie, Øyvind; Strand, Elin; Nygård, Ottar; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Quantitative contrast stress echocardiography in assessment of restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in stable coronary artery disease. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 858-864.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Franklin, Stanley; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Wachtell, Kristian; Nieminen, Markku; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Pulse pressure, left ventricular function and cardiovascular events during antihypertensive treatment (the LIFE study). Blood Pressure. 180-186.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Bleie, Øyvind; Strand, Elin; Staal, Marianne; Nygård, Ottar; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography in Assessment of Stable Coronary Artery Disease at Intermediate Dobutamine-Induced Stress Level. Echocardiography. 52-60.
  • Chinali, Marcello; Aurigemma, Gerard P; de Simone, Giovanni; Mishra, Rakesh K.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Dahløf, Bjørn; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Mitral E Wave Deceleration Time to Peak E Velocity Ratio and Cardiovascular Outcome in Hypertensive Patients During Antihypertensive Treatment (from the LIFE Echo-Substudy). American Journal of Cardiology. 1098-1104.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Cioffi, Giovanni; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Devereux, Richard B; Staal, Eva M; Ray, Simon; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Low-flow aortic stenosis in asymptomatic patients: valvular-arterial impedance and systolic function from the SEAS Substudy. JACC Cardiovascular Imaging. 390-399.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Cioffi, Giovanni; Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Devereux, Richard B; Staal, Eva Marianne; Ray, Simon; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Low-Flow Aortic Stenosis in Asymptomatic Patients Valvular-Arterial Impedance and Systolic Function From the SEAS Substudy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 390-399.
  • Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Hervig, Tor; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Left ventricular long-axis function in treated haemochromatosis. The International Journal of Cardiac Imaging. 237-247.
  • Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Omvik, Per; Hervig, Tor; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Left ventricular diastolic function in patients with treated haemochromatosis. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 32-38.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Okin, Peter M.; Omvik, Per; Wachtell, Kristian; Dahlöf, Björn; Hildebrandt, Per R.; Nieminen, Markku S.; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Impact of diabetes on treatment-induced changes in left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy. The LIFE study. NMCD. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 306-312.
  • Boman, Kurt; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Dahlöf, Björn S.; Nieminen, Markku S.; Olofsson, Mona; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Exercise and cardiovascular outcomes in hypertensive patients in relation to structure and function of left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation. 242-248.
  • De Simone, G; Okin, PM; Gerdts, E; Olsen, MH; Wachtell, K; Hille, DA; Dahlof, B; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Devereux, RB. 2009. Clustered metabolic abnormalities blunt regression of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. NMCD. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 634-640.
  • de Simone, Giovanni; Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Olsen, Michael Hecht; Wachtell, Kristian; Hille, Darcy A.; Dahlöf, Björn; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Clustered metabolic abnormalities blunt regression of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. NMCD. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 634-640.
  • Lutale, Janet Joy Kachuchuru; Thordarson, Hrafnkell; Gulam-Abbas, Zulfiqarali ; Vetvik, Kåre Ragnar; Gerdts, Eva. 2008. Prevalence and covariates of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in diabetic patients in Tanzania. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 8-14.
  • Gerdts, Eva. 2008. Left ventricular structure in different types of chronic pressure overload. European Heart Journal, Supplement. E23-E30.
  • Dalsgaard, Morten; Egstrup, Kenneth; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; Kjærgaard, Jesper; Hassager, Christian. 2008. Left atrial volume in patients with asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis (the simvastatin and ezetimibe in aortic stenosis study). American Journal of Cardiology. 1030-1034.
  • Chinali, Marcello; de Simone, Giovanni; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Gardin, Julius M.; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Left atrial systolic force in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Journal of Hypertension. 1472-1476.
  • Rossebo, AB; Pedersen, Terje R.; Boman, Kurt; Brudi, Philippe; Chambers, John B; Egstrup, Kenneth; Gerdts, Eva; Gohlke-Barwolf, C; Holme, Ingar; Kesaniemi, YA; Malbecq, William ; Nienaber, Christoph; Ray, Simon; Skjaerpe, T; Wachtell, Kristian; Willenheimer, Ronnie. 2008. Intensive lipid lowering with simvastatin and ezetimibe in aortic stenosis. New England Journal of Medicine. 1343-1356.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; de Simone, Giovanni; Wachtell, Kristian; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Impact of left ventricular geometry on prognosis in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE study). European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 809-815.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Okin, Peter M.; de Simone, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Gender differences in left ventricular structure and function during antihypertensive treatment - The Losartan intervention for Endpoint reduction in hypertension study. Hypertension. 1109-1114.
  • Okin, PM; Gerdts, E; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Julius, S; Edelman, JM; Dahlöf, B.; Devereux, RB. 2008. Gender Differences in Regression of Electrocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Response to Antihypertensive Therapy. Hypertension. 100-106.
  • Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Julius, Stevo; Edelman, Jonathan M.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Gender Differences in Regression of Electrocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy During Antihypertensive Therapy. Hypertension. 100-106.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Staal, Eva Marianne; Wachtell, Kristian; Eriksen, Erlend; Rossebø, Anne B.; Gerdts, Eva. 2008. Factors influencing left ventricular structure and stress-corrected systolic function in men and women with asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis (a SEAS substudy). American Journal of Cardiology. 510-515.
  • Os, Ingrid; Franco, Veronica; Kjeldsen, Sverre E.; Manhem, Karin; Devereux, Richard B.; Gerdts, Eva; Hille, Darcy A.; Lyle, Paulette A.; Okin, Peter M.; Dahlof, B; Oparil, Suzanne. 2008. Effects of Losartan in women with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy results from the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in hypertension study. Hypertension. 1103-1108.
  • Cicala, Silvana; de Simone, Giovanni; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Clinical impact of ' in-treatment' wall motion abnormalities in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Journal of Hypertension. 806-812.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Greve, Gottfried; Leirgul, Elisabeth; Gerdts, Eva. 2008. Brain abscess caused by paradoxical embolization in Ebstein's anomaly. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 105-106.
  • Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Liseth, Knut; Omvik, Per; Hervig, Tor; Gerdts, Eva. 2007. Reduced exercise capacity in genetic haemochromatosis. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation. 470-475.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Omvik, Per; Otterstad, Jan Erik; Oikarinen, Lasse; Boman, Kurt; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Left atrial size and risk of major cardiovascular events during antihypertensive treatment - Losartan intervention for endpoint reduction in hypertension trial. Hypertension. 311-316.
  • Cicala, Silvana; Devereux, Richard B.; de Simone, Giovanni; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Dahlöf, Björn; Okin, Peter M. 2007. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic detection of myocardial infarction in patients with left-ventricular hypertrophy. American Journal of Hypertension. 771-776.
  • Rossebø, Anne B.; Pedersen, Terje R.; Allen, Christopher; Boman, Kurt; Chambers, John C.; Egstrup, Kenneth; Gerdts, Eva; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Holme, Ingar; Kesäiemi, V. Antero Y.; Malbecq, William ; Nienaber, Christoph; Ray, Simon; Skjærpe, Terje; Wachtell, Kristian; Willenheimer, Ronnie. 2007. Design and baseline characteristics of the simvastatin and ezetimibe in aortic stenosis (SEAS) study. American Journal of Cardiology. 970-973.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Segadal, Leidulf. 2006. Impact of hypertension on left ventricular hypertrophy regression and exercise capacity in patients operated for aortic valve stenosis. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 167-174.
  • Okin, Peter M.; Devereux, Richard B.; Gerdts, Eva; Snapinn, Steven M.; Harris, Katherine E.; Jern, Sverker; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Julius, Stevo; Edelman, Jonathan M.; Lindholm, Lars H.; Dahlöf, Björn. 2006. Impact of diabetes mellitus on regression of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and the prediction of outcome during antihypertensive therapy - The Losartan Intervention for Endpoint (LIFE) Reduction in Hypertension Study. Circulation. 1588-1596.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Bjørnstad, Hans; Devereux, Richard B.; Lund-Johansen, Per; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Omvik, Per. 2006. Exercise performance during losartan- or atenolol-based treatment in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (a LIFE substudy). Blood Pressure. 220-226.
  • Wachtell, K; Hornestam, B; Lehto, M; Slotwiner, DJ; Gerdts, E; Olsen, MH; Aurup, P; Dahlof, B; Ibsen, H; Julius, S; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Lindholm, LH; Nieminen, MS; Rokkedal, J; Devereux, RB. 2005. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients with a history of atrial fibrillation: The Losartan Intervention For End Point Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 705-711.
  • Wachtell, K; Lehto, M; Gerdts, E; Olsen, MH; Hornestam, B; Dahlof, B; Ibsen, H; Julius, S; Kjeldsen, SE; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Lindholm, LH; Nieminen, MS; Devereux, RB. 2005. Angiotensin II receptor blockade reduces new-onset atrial fibrillation and subsequent stroke compared to atenolol: the Losartan Intervention For End Point Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 712-719.
  • Palmieri, V; Wachtell, K.; Bella, J.N.; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V.; Nieminen, M.S.; Dahlof, B.; Roman, M.J.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Usefulness of the assessment of the appropriateness of left ventricular mass to detect left ventricular systolic and diastolic abnormalities in absence of echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 423-430.
  • Bella, J.N.; Palmieri, V.; Wachtell, K.; Liu, J.E.; Gerdts, Eva; Nieminen, M.S.; Koren, M.J.; Zabalgoitia, M.; Wright, J.T.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Sex-related difference in regression of left ventricular hypertrophy with antihypertensive treatment: the LIFE study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 411-416.
  • Wachtell, K.; Papademetriou, V.; Smith, G.; Gerdts, Eva; Dahlof, B.; Engblom, E.; Aurigemma, G.P.; Bella, J.N.; Ibsen, H.; Rokkedal, J.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Relation of impaired left ventricular filling to systolic midwall mechanics in hypertensive patients with normal left ventricular systolic chamber function: the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study. American Heart Journal. 538-544.
  • Devereux, R.B.; Dahlof, B.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K.; Nieminen, M.S.; Papademetriou, V.; Rokkedal, J.; Harris, K.E.; Edelman, J.M.; Wachtell, K. 2004. Regression of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy by losartan compared with atenolol - The Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) trial. Circulation. 1456-1462.
  • Devereux, R.B.; Wachtell, K.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K.; Nieminen, M.S.; Papademetriou, V.; Rokkedal, J.; Harris, A.; Aurup, P.; Dahlof, B. 2004. Prognostic significance of left ventricular mass change during treatment of hypertension. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 2350-2356.
  • Kontos, J.; Papademetriou, V.; Wachtell, K.; Palmieri, V.; Liu, J.E.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K.; Nieminen, M.S.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Impact of valvular regurgitation on left ventricular geometry and function in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 411-416.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Roman, M.J.; Palmieri, V.; Wachtell, K.; Smith, G.; Nieminen, M.S.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Impact of age on left ventricular hypertrophy regression during antihypertensive treatment with losartan or atenolol (the LIFE study). Journal of Human Hypertension. 417-422.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Omvik, Per; Mo, Rune; Kjeldsen, S.E. 2004. Hypertensjon og hjertesykdom. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 802-805.
  • Os, I.; Oparil, S.; Gerdts, Eva; Høieggen, A. 2004. Essential hypertension in women. Blood Pressure. 272-278.
  • Olsen, M.H.; Wachtell, K.; Bella, J.N.; Liu, J.E.; Boman, K.; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V.; Nieminen, M.S.; Rokkedal, J.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Effect of losartan versus atenolol on aortic valve sclerosis (a LIFE substudy). American Journal of Cardiology. 1076-1080.
  • Staal, E.M.; Nygård, Ottar; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2004. Blood pressure measurements by the Keito machine. Evaluation versus office blood pressure by physicians. Blood Pressure Monitoring. 167-172.
  • Li, Z.B.; Wachtell, K.; Okin, P.M.; Gerdts, Eva; Liu, J.E.; Nieminen, M.S.; Jern, S.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Association of left bundle branch block with left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 397-402.
  • Olsen, M.H.; Wachtell, K.; Bella, J.N.; Palmieri, V.; Gerdts, Eva; Smith, G.; Nieminen, M.S.; Dahlof, B.; Ibsen, H.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Albuminuria predicts cardiovascular events independently of left ventricular mass in hypertension: a LIFE substudy. Journal of Human Hypertension. 453-459.
  • Devereux, Richard B.; Palmieri, Vittorio; Liu, Jennifer E.; Wachtell, Kristian; Bella, Jonathan N.; Boman, Kurt; Gerdts, Eva; Nieminen, Markku S.; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Dahløf, Bjørn. 2002. Progressive hypertrophy regression with sustained pressure reduction in hypertension: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction study. Journal of Hypertension. 1445-1450.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Palmieri, Vittorio; Boman, Kurt; Bjørnstad, Hans; Wachtell, Kristian; Giles, Thomas D.; Dahløf, Bjørn; Devereux, Richard B. 2002. Correlates of pulse pressure reduction during antihypertensive treatment (losartan or atenolol) in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE study). American Journal of Cardiology. 399-402.
  • Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole L.; Lund-Johansen, Per. 2000. Long-term central hemodynamic effects at rest and during exercise of losartan in essential hypertension. American Heart Journal. 624-630.
  • Devereux, RB; Roman, MJ; Palmieri, V; Okin, PM; Boman, K; Gerdts, Eva; Nieminen, MS; Papademetriou, V; Wachtell, K; Dahlöf, B. 2000. Left ventricular wall stresses and stress-mass products in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy. Journal of Hypertension. 1129-1138.
  • Wachtell, K; Smith, G; Gerdts, Eva; Dahlöf, B; Nieminen, M; Papademetriou, V; Bella, JN; Ibsen, H; Rokkedal, J; Devereux, RB. 2000. Left ventricular diastolic filling patterns in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. American Journal of Cardiology. 466-472.
  • Wachtell, K; Bella, JN; Liebson, PR; Gerdts, Eva; Dahlöf, B; Alto, T; Roman, MJ; Ibsen, H; Rokkedal, J; Devereux, RB. 2000. Impact of different partition values on prevalences of left ventricular hypertrophy and concentric geometry in a large hypertensive population: the LIFE Study. Hypertension. 6-12.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Otterstad, JE. 2000. HOPE ett år senere. Hjerteforum. 31-35.
  • Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva; Myking, O; Lund-Johansen, Per. 1999. Similar central hemodynamics in salt sensitive and salt resistant hypertensive patients. Blood Pressure. 233-241.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Omvik, Per; Lund-Johansen, Per. 1999. Reproducibility of salt sensitivity testing using a dictary approach in essential hypertension. Journal of Human Hypertension. 375-384.
  • Melberg, T; Kuiper, Karel; Gerdts, Eva; Pettersen, S; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 1999. Early complications and long-term mortality after urgent or routine coronary angioplasty. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 33.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Kvam, Gunnar; Mo, R; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. The Bergen Blood pressure Study: changes in cardiac structure and function in offspring of hypertensive families. European Heart Journal. 474-474.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. Is salt sensitivity a temporary phenomenon? Journal of Hypertension. 150-150.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Zabalgoitia, Z; Bjornstad, H; Devereux, RB. 1998. Gender differences in systolic left ventricular function in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy. The LIFE. Circulation. 1-205.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, Einar; Aanderud, Sylvi; Myking, O.L; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. Factors influencing reduction in blood pressure and left ventricular mass in hypertensive type-1 diabetic patients using captopril or doxazosin for months months. American Journal of Hypertension. 1178-1187.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, E.; Aanderud, Sylvi; Myking, Ole; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. Factors influencing reduction in blood pressure and left ventricular mass in hypertensive type-1 diabetic patients using Captopril or Doxazosin for months. American Journal of Hypertension. 1178-1187.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, Einar; Aanderud, Sylvi; Myking, O.L.; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. Factors influencing reduction in blood pressure and left ventricular mass in hypertensive type-1 diabetic patients using Captopril or Doxazosin for months. American Journal of Hypertension. 1178-1187.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1998. Factors Influencing Left Ventricular Mass in Salt Sensitive and Salt Resistant Essential Hypertensive Patients. Blood Pressure. 223-230.
  • Timmermann, Bernd; Mo, Rune; Luft, Friederich C; Gerdts, Eva; Busjahn, Andreas; Omvik, Per; Li, Guo-Hua; Schuster, Herbert; Wienker, Thomas F; Hoehe, Margret R; Lund-Johansen, Per. 1998. Beta-2 adrenoceptor genetic variation is associated with genetic predisposition to essential hypertension: The Bergen Blood Pressure Study. Kidney International. 1455-1460.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, O. L.; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1997. Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy in type-1 diabetic patients using doxazosin as antihypertensive therapy @<abstract@>. Journal of Hypertension. 40.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1997. Factors influencing LVM in hypertensitive type-1 diabetic patients. Blood Pressure. 197-202.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1997. Factors influencing LVM in hypertensitive type-1 diabetic patients. Blood Pressure. 197-202.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1997. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition and alpha<SUB>1</SUB>-receptor blockade as antihypertensive therapy in type-1 diabetic patients. American Journal of Hypertension. 121A.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, Einar; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1996. Salt sensitivity in hypertensive type-1 diabetes mellitus. Blood Pressure. 78-85.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, Einar; Myking, Ole Landmark; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1996. Salt sensitivity in hypertensive type-1 diabetes mellitus. Blood Pressure. 78-85.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1996. Factors influencing left ventricular mass in hypertensive type-1 diabetic patients. American Journal of Hypertension. 65A.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole L.; Omvik, Per. 1994. Salt sensitive essential hyperdension evaluated by 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure. Blood Pressure. 375-380.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole Langeland; Omvik, Per. 1994. Salt sensitive essential hyperdension evaluated by 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure. Blood Pressure. 375-380.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Stangeland, Lodve; Engedal, H.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 1994. Postoperative Doppler echocardiograpic evaluation in different sizes of Medtronic-Hall, Biocor and Carpentier-Edwards s.a.v. prosthetic-aortic valves. Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 25-29.
Academic lecture
  • Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Omvik, Per; Otterstad, Jan Erik; Oikarinen, Lasse; Boman, Kurt; Devereux, Richard B. 2003. Left atrial size and risk of major cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE trial).
  • Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Liu, Jennifer E.; Boman, Kurt; Aalto, Tapio; Omvik, Per. 2002. The impact of concomitant diabtes on changes in left ventricular structure and function during antihypertensive treatment (the LIFE study).
  • Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Palmieri, Vittorio; Olsen, Michael Hecht; Nieminen, Markku S.; Papademetriou, Vasilios; Rokkedal, Jens; Aurigemma, Gerard P.; Devereux, Richard B. 2002. Endocardial as well as midwll fractional shortening predict cardiovascular outcome in hypertension: The LIFE study.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Palmieri, V.; Otterstad, J. E.; Wachtell, K.; Boman, K.; Oikarinen, L.; Devereux, R. B. 2001. Correlates of left atrial size in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 2000. The effect of losartan treatment on left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with essential hypertension.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 2000. The effect of losartan treatment on left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with essential hypertension.
  • Björnstad, H; Devereux, RB; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2000. Reduction in left ventricular mass and blood pressure is not accompanied by improved exercise performance in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • Björnstad, H; Devereux, RB; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2000. Reduction in left ventricular mass and blood pressure is not accompanied by improved exercise performance in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • Wachtell, K; Palmieri, V; Olsen, MH; Bella, JN; Aalato, T; Dahlöf, B; Gerdts, Eva; Borch-Johnsen, K; Rokkedal, J; Ibsen, H; Devereux, RB. 2000. Parallel cardiac and renal damage in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • Wachtell, K; Palmieri, V; Olsen, MH; Bella, JN; Aalto, T; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Gerdts, Eva; Borch-Johnsen, K; Rokkedal, J; Ibsen, H; Devereux, RB. 2000. Parallel cardiac and renal damage in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • Palmieri, V; Wachtell, K; Bella, JN; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V; Nieminen, MS; Paranicas, M; Dahlöf, B; Devereux, RB. 2000. Inappropriate left ventricular mass is associated with high cardiovascular risk profile in hypertensive subjects.
  • Palmieri, V; Wachtell, K; Bella, JN; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V; Nieminen, MS; Paranicas, M; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Devereux, RB. 2000. Inappropriate left ventricular mass is associated with high cardiovascular risk profile in hypertensive subjects.
  • Palmieri, V; Bella, JN; Wachtell, K; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V; Nieminen, MS; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Devereux, RB. 2000. In hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy inappropriate left ventricular mass identifies high risk phenotypes.
  • Palmieri, V; Bella, JN; Wachtell, K; Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V; Nieminen, MS; Dahlöf, B; Devereux, RB. 2000. In hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy inappropriate left ventricular mass identifies high risk phenotypes.
  • Wachtell, K; Bella, JN; Rokkedal, J; Papademetriou, V; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Aalto, T; Gerdts, Eva; Devereux, RB. 2000. Change in diastolic left ventricular function after one year of antihypertensive treatment.
  • Wachtell, K; Bella, JN; Rokkedal, J; Papademetriou, V; Dahlöf, B; Aalto, T; Gerdts, Eva; Devereux, RB. 2000. Change in diastolic left ventricular function after one year of antihypertensive treatment.
  • Bella, JN; Palmieri, V; Wachtell, K; Liu, JN; Liebson, PR; Wright, J; Gerdts, Eva; Koren, B; Dahlöf, Bjørn; Devereux, RB. 2000. Antihypertensive therapy has greater impact on left ventrular hypertrophy reduction in women than men.
  • Bella, JN; Palmieri, V; Wachtell, K; Liu, JN; Liebson, PR; Wright, J; Gerdts, Eva; Koren, B; Dahlöf, B; Devereux, RB. 2000. Antihypertensive therapy has greater impact on left ventrular hypertrophy reduction in women than men.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Bjørnstad, H.; Toft, S.; Omvik, Per. 1997. Hypertensive women with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy have Doppler echocardiographic indications of more impaired diastolic left ventricular function compared to men, at rest and during exercise.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Svarstad, Einar; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lund-Johansen, Per; Omvik, Per. 1996. Salt sensitivity in hypertensive type-1 diabetes mellitus.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole Langeland; Omvik, Per. 1996. Factors influencing left ventricular mass in hypertense type-1 diabetic patients.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Engedal, Hogne; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 1995. Factors influencing the regression of left ventricular mass in men and women operated for aortic stenosis.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Myking, Ole Langeland; Omvik, Per. 1994. Plasma atial natriuretic peptide in salt sensitive hypertensive patients.
Abstract
  • Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Kuiper, Karel Kier-Jan; Matre, Knut; Gerdts, Eva. 2014. Determinants of left ventricular systolic function after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging.
  • Minners, Jan; Jander, Nikolaus; Gerdts, Eva; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Ray, Simon; Chambers, John B.; Wachtell, Kristian; Holme, Ingar Morten K; Neumann, Franz-Josef; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa. 2013. Outcome in 1763 asymptomatic patients with mild or moderate calcific aortic stenosis followed prospectively with annual echocardiography. European Heart Journal. 334-334.
  • Mancusi, Costantino; Gerdts, Eva; de Simone, Giovanni; Abdelhai, Yessain M.; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Boman, Kurt; Wachtell, Kristian; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2013. Impact of isolated systolic hypertension on normalization of left ventricular structure during antihypertensive treatment in patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (LIFE). European Heart Journal. 597-597.
  • Izzo, Raffaele; de Simone, Giovanni; Trimarco, Valentina; Gerdts, Eva; Giudice, Renata; Vaccaro, Olga; De Luca, Nicola; Trimarco, Bruno. 2013. Hypertensive target organ damage predicts incident diabetes mellitus. European Heart Journal. 3419-3426.
  • Midtboe, H; Gerdts, Eva; Olsen, IC; Kvien, Tore Kristian; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Semb, Anne Grete. 2013. Does rheumatoid arthritis predispose to abnormal left ventricular geometry independent of hypertension? European Heart Journal. 754-754.
  • Midtbo, H; Gerdts, Eva; Olsen, IC; Kvien, TK; Davidsen, E; Semb, AG. 2013. Disease Activity In Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated With Abnormal Left Ventricular Geometry. Arthritis and Rheumatism. S182-S182.
  • Eskerud, I; Gerdts, Eva; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone. 2013. Coronary artery plaque burden is a predictor of myocardial ischemia in non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in both genders. European Heart Journal. 74-75.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Gerdts, E; Olsen, IC; Kvien, TK; Davidsen, E; Semb, AG. 2013. Arterial Stiffness Is Associated With Abnormal Left Ventricular Geometry In Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. S174-S175.
  • Cramariuc, D; Lonnebakken, MT; Gohlke-Barwolf, C; Egstrup, K; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Wachtell, K; Ray, S; Kesaniemi, A; Gerdts, Eva. 2012. Midwall left ventricular systolic function in asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis: is it prognostically important? The SEAS study. European Heart Journal. 97-98.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Botta, I; Cioffi, G; Mureddu, GF; Tarantini, L; Faggiano, P; Lucci, D; De Simone, G. 2012. Covariates of global longitudinal strain and displacement in type 2 diabetes: a speckle tracking echocardiography study. European Heart Journal. 454-454.
  • Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Cramariuc, Dana; Bleie, Øyvind; Gerdts, Eva; Matre, Knut. 2011. Increased systolic strain rate early after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. ii37-ii37.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild Elseth; Cioffi, Giovanni; Rossebø, Anne Bjørhovde; Gohlke-Baerwolf, Christa; Ray, Simon; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Impact of valvuloarterial impedance on cardiovascular outcome in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis. The SEAS study. Circulation.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Hjertaas, Johannes Just; Segadal, Leidulf; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Matre, Knut; Gerdts, Eva. 2011. Impact of aortic valve stenosis and hypertension on radial strain in multiple layers. European Heart Journal, Supplement. 1008-1009.
  • Rossebo, A; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Boman, K; Chambers, John Boyd; Gerdts, Eva; Holme, I; Ray, S; Wachtell, K; Willenheimer, R; Pedersen, Terje Rolf. 2010. Risk factors for unexpected sudden death in patients with non-symptomatic aortic stenosis (the SEAS study). European Heart Journal. 886-887.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Rieck, AE; Lund, Barbara Patricia; Devereux, Richard B. 2010. Left ventricular mass, an independent predictor of morbidity and mortality in aortic valve stenosis. European Heart Journal. 887-887.
  • Chillo, P.; Lwakatare, J.; Lutale, Janet Joy Kachuchuru; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. Increased Relative Wall Thickness - A Frequent Marker of Subclinical Cardiac Target Organ Damage in African Diabetic Patients. Journal of Hypertension. E357-E357.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Staal, Eva Marianne; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. Hypoperfusion by contrast echocardiography predicts coronary artery disease severity in non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal. 914-914.
  • Chinali, Marcello; Aurigemma, Gerard P.; Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Julius, Stevo; Dalhöf, Björn; de Simone, Giovanni; Devereux, Richard B. 2010. Hypokalemi blunts left ventricular mass regression in hypertensive patients during losartan- or atenolol-based treatmend: The LIFE echo-substudy. Journal of Hypertension. E442-E443.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Okin, P.; Wachtell, K.; Boman, K.; Nieminen, M. S.; Dahlöf, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2010. COMBINED USE OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAM AND ECHOCARDIOGRAM TO BETTER IDENTIFY HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK FOR HEART FAILURE. Journal of Hypertension. E214-E214.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Cioffi, Giovanni; Golke-Bärwolf, Christa; Chambers, John B; Pedersen, Terje R.; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Relation of degree of aortic valve calcification to left ventricular geometry and systolic function in asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis: A SEAS substudy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. A410-A410.
  • Jander, N; Minners, J; Holme, I; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K; Brudi, Philippe; Chambers, J; Egstrup, K; Kesaniemi, A; Mahlbecq, W; Nienaber, C; Ray, S; Rossebo, A; Pedersen, T.; Skjærpe, Terje; Willenheimer, R; Wachtell, K; Gohlke-Baerwolf, C. 2009. Outcome of Asymptomatic Patients With Low Gradient "Severe" Aortic Valve Stenosis and Preserved Ejection Fraction - Results From the Prospective SEAS Study. Circulation. S371-S371.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Rossebø, Anne B.; Pedersen, Terje R.; Boman, Kurt; Chambers, John B; Egstrup, Kenneth; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Holme, Ingar M.; Kesäniemi, Y Antero; Nienaber, Christoph; Ray, Simon; Skjærpe, Terje; Wachtell, Kristian; Willenheimer, Ronnie. 2009. Impact of severity of aortic valve stenosis on effect of intensive lipid-lowering therapy: The SEAS study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. A415-A415.
  • Rieck, AE; Cramariuc, Dana; Staal, Eva M; Lund, BR; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. ISOLATED SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION IN PATIENTS WITH ASYMPTOMATIC AORTIC STENOSIS (A SEAS SUBSTUDY). Journal of Hypertension. S248-S248.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K; Wachtell, K; Dahlof, B; Devereux, RB. 2009. IMPACT OF STROKE VOLUME ON CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY (A LIFE SUBSTUDY). Journal of Hypertension. S319-S320.
  • Okin, PM; Gerdts, Eva; Hille, DA; Kjeldsen, SE; Edelman, JM; Dahlof, B; Devereux, RB. 2009. Gender Differences in Outcome During Antihypertensive Therapy in Relation to Regression of Electrocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. Circulation. S1111-S1111.
  • Chinali, Marcello; Aurigemma, Gerard P.; Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Julius, Stevo; Dahlöf, Björn S.; de Simone, Giovanni; Devereux, Richard B. 2009. Development of Systolic Dysfunction Not Related to Myocardial Infarction in Treated Hypertensive Patients With Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The LIFE Echo Substudy. Circulation. S1164-S1165.
  • Cioffi, Giovanni; de Simone, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Mureddu, Gian Francesco; Gerdts, Eva. 2009. Compensatory or inappropriate left ventricular mass in asymptomatic aortic stenosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. A408-A409.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Segadal, Leidulf; Matre, Knut. 2009. 2D Longitudinal Myocardial Strain: A More Sensitive Parameter of Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Aortic Valve Stenosis? Circulation. S372-S373.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Davidsen, Einar Skulstad; Matre, Knut. 2008. The differential impact of static and pulsatile blood pressure components on regional myocardial deformation in patients with asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis. A SEAS substudy. Journal of Hypertension. S255-S256.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Ciotti, Giovanni; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Devereux, Richard B.; Staal, Marianne; Ray, Simon; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2008. Impact of global afterload on left ventricular myocardial contractility in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: A SEAS substudy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. A380-A380.
  • Bahlmann, Edda; Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva; Gohlke-Bärwolf, Christa; Nienaber, Christoph; Kuck, Karl Heinz; Ray, Simon. 2008. Impact of Pressure Recovery on Diagnosis of Severe Aortic Stenosis In Asymptomatic Patients. (A SEAS Substudy). Circulation. S931-S931.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Okin, Peter M.; de Simone, Giovanni; Cramariuc, Dana; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Devereux, Richard B. 2008. Gender differences in left ventricular structure and function during antihypertensive treatment (the LIFE study). Journal of Hypertension. S275-S275.
  • Okin, Peter M.; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, Kurt; Nieminen, Markku S.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Relationship of left ventricular Systolic function to persistence or development,of Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients: Implications for the development of new heart failure. Circulation. 473-473.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Boman, Kurt; Nienaber, Christoph; Ray, Simon; Wachtell, Kristian. 2007. Pulse pressure - An independent predictor of left ventricular hyperthrophy in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis. A SEAS substudy. Circulation. 671-671.
  • Chinali, Marcello; Mishra, Rakesh K.; de Simone, Giovanni; Aurigemma, Gerard P.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Boman, Kurt; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Mitral E wave deceleration time to peak E velocity ratio and cardiovascular outcome in hypertensive patients during anti-hypertensive treatment: The LIFE echo-substudy. Circulation. 498-498.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Staal, Eva; Eriksen, Erlend; Wachtell, Kristian; Rossebø, Anne B.; Gerdts, Eva. 2007. Impact of left ventricular geometry on stress-corrected left ventricular systolic function in asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis. A SEAS substudy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 298A-299A.
  • Li, Zhibin; Wachtell, Kristian; Kjeldsen, Sverre E.; Julius, Stevo; Olsen, Michael H; Ibsen, Hans; Gerdts, Eva; Nieminen, Markku S.; Jern, Sverker; Okin, Peter M.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Gender difference in the association of aortic valve sclerosis and cardiovascular events in hypertensive adults with left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE study. Circulation. 735-735.
  • de Simone, Giovanni; Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Olsen, M; Wachtell, Kristian; Hille, D; Lyle, P; Kjeldsen, Sverre Erik; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Does metabolic syndrome influence reduction of ECG left ventricular hypertrophy? The LIFE study. Journal of Hypertension. S78-S78.
  • Li, Zhibin; Wachtell, Kristian; Kjeldsen, Sverre E.; Julius, Stevo; Olsen, Michael H; Gerdts, Eva; Nieminen, Markku S.; Jern, Sverker; Okin, Peter M.; Dahlöf, Björn S.; Devereux, Richard B. 2007. Association of aortic regurgitation with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients with left ventricle hypertrophy: The LIFE study. Circulation. 735-735.
  • Okin, Peter M.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, Kristian; Oikarinen, Lasse; Nieminen, Markku S.; Dahlöf, Björn; Devereux, Richard B. 2006. Relationship of left atrial enlargement to persistence or development of electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients: implications for the development of new atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 366-366.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Staal, Eva Marianne; Eriksen, Erlend; Wachtell, Kristian; Gerdts, Eva. 2006. Prevalence and covariates of low left ventricular midwall shortening in patients with asymptomatic aortic valve stenosis. A SEAS substudy. Circulation. 656-657.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Rieck, Åshild E.Eidheim Elseth; Staal, Marianne; Eriksen, Erlend; Rossebø, Anne B.; Gerdts, Eva. 2006. Impact of gender on left atrial and ventricular response to asymptornatic aortic valve stenosis. The SEAS study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 285A-286A.
  • Palmieri, V.; Okin, PM; Wachtell, K.; Bella, J.N.; Gerdts, Eva; Boman, K.; Nieminen, M.S.; Devereux, R.B. 2005. Relationship of electrocardiographic strain pattern to left ventricular diastolic function in hypertensive patients: The LIFE study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
  • Staal, Eva M; Nygard, Ottar K; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2005. Influence of hypertension on angiographic findings in patients with angina pectoris. American Journal of Hypertension. 175A.
  • Rieck, AE; Cramariuc, D; Staal, E.M.; Rossebo, A; Wachtell, K.; Gerdts, Eva. 2005. Impact of concomitant hypertension on left ventricular structure in patients with aortic valve stenosis. The SEAS study. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. S76.
  • Wachtell, K.; Palmieri, V.; Gerdts, Eva; Olsen, M.H.; Nieminen, M.S.; Boman, K.; Papademetriou, V.; Rokkedal, J.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2005. Echocardiographic determinants of new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertension and electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
  • Davidsen, E.S.; Gerdts, Eva. 2004. Tissue Doppler findings in patients with genetic hemochromatosis. Hjerteforum. 101.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Papademetriou, V.; Wachtell, K.; Nieminen, M.S.; Björnstad, H. 2004. Pulse pressure as cardiovascular risk marker during losartan or atenolol based therapy in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE Trial). Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 448A.
  • Wachtell, K.; Palmieri, V.; Gerdts, Eva; Bella, J.N.; Nieminen, M.S. 2004. Myocardial performance index independently predicts cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 227A.
  • Chinalli, M.; Simone, G.; Gardin, J.M.; Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, K. 2004. Left atrial systolic force in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: The LIFE Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 357A.
  • Devereux, R.B.; Wachtell, K.; Gerdts, Eva; Wright, J.T.; Nieminen, M.S. 2004. Ethnicity, left ventricular hypertrophy regressio and cardiovascular events in the LIFE echocardiography substudy. American Journal of Hypertension. A195.
  • Wachtell, K.; Gerdts, Eva; Palmieri, V.; Bella, J.N.; Olsen, M.H. 2004. Does losartan improve diastolic left ventricular function beetter than atenolol during more then four years of antihypertensive treatment? The LIFE Study. Circulation. 637.
  • Gerdts, Eva; Wachtell, K.; Os, Ingrid; Nieminen, M.S.; Dahlof, B.; Devereux, R.B. 2004. Clinical and echocardiographic risk factors for congestive heart failure in controlled hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE Study). Circulation. 682-682.
  • Donkor, S.; Gordon, S.; Omvik, Per; Gerdts, Eva. 2004. Blood pressure and cardiovascular risk factors in hypertensive patients referred to a regional hospital in Ghana. American Journal of Hypertension. A196.
Academic literature review
  • Gerdts, Eva; Regitz-Zagrosek, Vera. 2019. Sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. 1657-1666.
  • Saeed, Sahrai; Gerdts, Eva. 2018. Managing complications of hypertension in aortic valve stenosis patients. 897-907.
  • Cramariuc, Dana; Gerdts, Eva. 2016. Epidemiology of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension: implications for the clinic. 915-926.
  • Valim, Valeria; Gerdts, Eva; Jonsson, Roland; Ferreira, Gilda Aparecida; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Brun, Johan G; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz. 2016. Atherosclerosis in Sjögren's syndrome: Evidence, possible mechanisms and knowledge gaps. 133-142.
  • de Simone, Giovanni; Izzo, Raffaele; De Luca, Nicola; Gerdts, Eva. 2013. Left ventricular geometry in obesity: Is it what we expect? 905-912.
  • Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva. 2010. Impact of ultrasound contrast agents in echocardiographic assessment of ischemic heart disease. 103-112.
  • Os, Ingrid; Oparil, S; Gerdts, E; Høieggen, Aud. 2004. Essential hypertension in women. 272-278.

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