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Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg Svingen

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailGard.Svingen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 920 84 423
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Preventive cardiology and epidemiology

Selected publications
  • Bjørndal, Bodil; Brattelid, Trond; Strand, Elin; Vigerust, Natalya Filipchuk; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Nygård, Ottar; Berge, Rolf Kristian. 2013. Fish Oil and the Pan-PPAR Agonist Tetradecylthioacetic Acid Affect the Amino Acid and Carnitine Metabolism in Rats. PLOS ONE. 8. 9 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066926
  • Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Ueland, Per Magne; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Seifert, Reinhard; Ebbing, Marta; Bønaa, Kaare Harald; Nygård, Ottar. 2013. Plasma dimethylglycine is associated with all-cause mortality in patients with coronary heart disease.
  • Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Ueland, Per Magne; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Seifert, Reinhard; Ebbing, Marta; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Tell, Grethe S; Nygård, Ottar. 2013. Plasma dimethylglycine and risk of incident acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 33: 2041-2048. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.113.301714
  • Svingen, Gard Frodal; Pedersen, E R; Ueland, Per Magne; Hansen, H; Seifert, Reinhard; Ebbing, M.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nygard, OK. 2012. Plasma dimethylglycine is an independent risk factor of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. European Heart Journal. 33: 510-510.
  • Svingen, Gard Frodahl; Ueland, Per Magne; Bleie, Øyvind; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Folkestad, Tove H. Skogmoe; Kuiper, Karel Kier-Jan; Ebbing, Marta; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nygård, Ottar. 2008. Asymmetric and symmetric dimethylarginine are weaker predictors than homocysteine of long-term mortality in both men and women with stable angina. Circulation. 118: E342-E342. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.189874
  • 2020. Lipid parameters and vitamin A modify cardiovascular risk prediction by plasma neopterin Coronary artery disease. Heart.
  • 2019. Plasma amino acids and incident type 2 diabetes in patients with coronary artery disease. Diabetes Care. 1225-1233.
  • 2019. Elevated plasma cystathionine is associated with increased risk of mortality among patients with suspected or established coronary heart disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1546-1554.
  • 2019. Dietary choline is related to increased risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Biochimie.
  • 2019. Creatinine, total cysteine and uric acid are associated with serum retinol in patients with cardiovascular disease. European Journal of Nutrition.
  • 2018. Usefulness of higher levels of cardiac troponin T in patients with stable angina pectoris to predict risk of acute myocardial infarction. American Journal of Cardiology. 1142-1147.
  • 2018. The risk association of plasma total homocysteine with acute myocardial infarction is modified by serum vitamin A. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC). 1612-1620.
  • 2018. Serum carnitine metabolites and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1033-1041.
  • 2018. Plasma methionine and risk of acute myocardial infarction: Effect modification by established risk factors. Atherosclerosis. 175-181.
  • 2018. Plasma homoarginine concentrations according to use of hormonal contraception. Scientific Reports.
  • 2018. Plasma cystathionine and risk of incident stroke in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association. 12 pages.
  • 2018. Plasma cystathionine and risk of acute myocardial infarction among patients with coronary heart disease: Results from two independent cohorts. International Journal of Cardiology. 24-30.
  • 2018. Plasma concentrations and dietary intakes of choline and betaine in association with atrial fibrillation risk: Results from 3 prospective cohorts with different health profiles. Journal of the American Heart Association. 11 pages.
  • 2018. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and mortality in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1161-1170.
  • 2018. Increased plasma trimethylamine-N-oxide is associated with incident atrial fibrillation. International Journal of Cardiology. 7 pages.
  • 2018. Fibrinogen and Neopterin Is Associated with Future Myocardial Infarction and Total Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 778-790.
  • 2018. Association of plasma neopterin with risk of an inpatient hospital diagnosis of atrial fibrillation: results from two prospective cohort studies. Journal of Internal Medicine. 578-587.
  • 2017. The kynurenine:tryptophan ratio as a predictor of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in individuals with coronary artery disease. Diabetologia. 1712-1721.
  • 2017. Serum acylcarnitines and risk of cardiovascular death and acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association. 1-28.
  • 2017. Relations between lipoprotein(a) concentrations, LPA genetic variants, and the risk of mortality in patients with established coronary heart disease: a molecular and genetic association study. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 534-543.
  • 2017. Neopterin as an effect modifier of the cardiovascular risk predicted by total homocysteine: A prospective 2-cohort study. Journal of the American Heart Association. 1-17.
  • 2017. Dietary choline intake is directly associated with bone mineral density in the Hordaland Health Study. Journal of Nutrition. 572-578.
  • 2017. Cardiovascular disease risk associated with serum apolipoprotein B is modified by serum vitamin A. Atherosclerosis. 325-330.
  • 2017. Antidiabetika ved type 2-diabetes - forvalter vi ny kunnskap riktig? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1010-1012.
  • 2016. Vitamin B-6 catabolism and long-term mortality risk in patients with coronary artery disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1417-1425.
  • 2016. Prospective associations of systemic and urinary choline metabolites with incident type 2 diabetes. Clinical Chemistry. 755-765.
  • 2016. Plasma glycine and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association. 9 pages.
  • 2016. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Activation is Associated with Altered Plasma One-Carbon Metabolites and B-Vitamin Status in Rats. Nutrients.
  • 2016. Methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase 1 polymorphisms modify the associations of plasma glycine and serine with risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris in WENBIT (Western Norway B Vitamin Intervention Trial). Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. 541-547.
  • 2016. Components of the choline oxidation pathway in relation to acute myocardial infarction, type 2 diabetes and mortality. Prospective observational studies among patients with suspected or verified coronary heart disease in Norway.
  • 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. 495-501.
  • 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.
  • 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. 13 pages.
  • 2015. Plasma dimethylglycine, nicotine exposure and risk of low bone mineral density and hip fracture: the Hordaland Health Study. Osteoporosis International. 1573-1583.
  • 2015. Plasma choline, smoking, and long-term prognosis in patients with stable angina pectoris. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC). 606-614.
  • 2015. Glycated hemoglobin and long-term prognosis in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris without diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study. Atherosclerosis. 115-120.
  • 2015. Fibrinogen And Neopterin Predict Future Myocardial Infarction Events In Patients With Stable Coronary Heart Disease. Circulation. 2015;132:A19224.
  • 2015. Elevated plasma dimethylglycine is a risk marker of mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC). 743-752.
  • 2015. 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. 299-305.
  • 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. 14 pages.
  • 2015. Associations of plasma kynurenines with risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 455-462.
  • 2014. Serum acylcarnitines and risk of acute myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death in patients with stable angina pectoris.
  • 2014. GLYCOSYLATED HAEMOGLOBIN AND LONG-TERM PROGNOSIS IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED STABLE ANGINA PECTORIS WITHOUT DIABETES.
  • 2014. Associations of plasma kynurenines with risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris.
  • 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.
  • 2013. Urinary excretion of kynurenine and tryptophan, cardiovascular events, and mortality after elective coronary angiography. European Heart Journal. 2689-2696.
  • 2013. Plasma dimethylglycine is associated with all-cause mortality in patients with coronary heart disease.
  • 2013. Plasma dimethylglycine and risk of incident acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 2041-2048.
  • 2013. Hypoglycemia assessed by glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is related to risk of myocardial infarction in coronary artery disease patients without diabetes. EuroPRevent 2013; 2013-04-18 - 2013-04-21.
  • 2013. Hvordan kan identifiseringen av dem som er i faresonen for å utvikle livsstilssykdommer bli bedre?
  • 2013. Fish Oil and the Pan-PPAR Agonist Tetradecylthioacetic Acid Affect the Amino Acid and Carnitine Metabolism in Rats. PLOS ONE. 9 pages.
  • 2013. Dietary intake of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of myocardial infarction in coronary artery disease patients with or without diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. BMC Medicine.
  • 2013. Assessment of urinary betaine as a marker of diabetes mellitus in cardiovascular patients. PLOS ONE.
  • 2012. Relationship between plasma choline and betaine levels and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable coronary heart disease. European Heart Journal. 132-132.
  • 2012. Plasma dimethylglycine is an independent risk factor of acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. European Heart Journal. 510-510.
  • 2012. Circulation 2012;126:A18411(poster). Dietary Intake of n-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease.
  • 2011. Systemic Markers of Interferon-gamma-Mediated Immune Activation and Long-Term Prognosis in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 698-704.
  • 2010. Systemic Markers of Interferon-–Mediated Immune Activation and Long-Term Prognosis in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.
  • 2010. Serum osteoprotegerin levels and long-term prognosis in patients with stable angina pectoris. Atherosclerosis. 644-649.

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2003: Cand.med. UiB, Norway

2016: PhD, UiB, Norway

2011-2015: PhD student at the Institute of Medicine, Dept of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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