Brækkan-Sigrid
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Brækkan, Sigrid

Førsteamanuensis
Department of Clinical Medicine

Job description:

 

Researcher , K.G. Jebsen Thrombosis Research and Expertise Center (TREC)




Research interests

 

Clinical epidemiology and risk factors of venous thromboembolism

Pathophysiology of venous thromboembolism

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Academic degree

2010       PhD in Health Sciences       University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

2005       Master of Pharmacy            University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

 

 

Previous academic positions

2012-13   Visiting Post Doc, Dep. of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center   

2010-12   Post Doctoral Fellow, Hematological Research Group, University of Tromsø (UiT)

2008-09   Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UiT

2006-08   PhD Research Fellow, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø, UiT 

2005-06   Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UiT

 

Publications

74 original full papers in peer-reviewed journals listed in PubMed. Contributed to more than 100 abstracts presented at and published in conjunction with scientific international meetings/conferences.

 

Awards

Young Investigator Award ISTH2016 (International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis)

Faculty of Health Sciences Young Investigator Award 2017

Supervision of PhD-students

Completed PhDs: 8 (co-supervisor)

Ongoing PhDs: 3 as main supervisor and 12 as co-supervisor

Publications in CRIStin


  • Arshad, Nadia; Bjøri, Esben; Hindberg, Kristian; Isaksen, Trond; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Recurrence and mortality after first venous thromboembolism in a large population-based cohort. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2017; Volum 15 (2). ISSN 1538-7933.s 295 - 303.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13587.

  • Bjøri, Esben; Johnsen, Håkon Sanbukt; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. D-dimer at venous thrombosis diagnosis is associated with risk of recurrence. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2017; Volum 15 (5). ISSN 1538-7933.s 917 - 924.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13648.

  • Mahmoodi, Bakhtawar K.; Cushman, Mary; Næss, Inger Anne; Allison, Matthew A.; Bos, Willem Jan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Gansevoort, Ron T.; Gona, Philimon N.; Hammerstrøm, Jens; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Heckbert, Susan; Holst, Anders G.; Lakoski, Susan G.; Lutsey, Pamela L.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Martin, Lisa W.; Matsushita, Kunihiro; Meijer, Karina; Overvad, Kim; Prescott, Eva; Puurunen, Marja; Rossouw, Jacques E.; Sang, Yingying; Severinsen, Marianne T.; Ten Berg, Jur; Folsom, Aaron R.; Zakai, Neil A.. Association of traditional cardiovascular risk factors with venous thromboembolism. Circulation 2017; Volum 135. ISSN 0009-7322.s 7 - 16.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024507.

  • Arshad, Nadia; Isaksen, Trond; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Time trends in incidence rates of venous thromboembolism in a large cohort recruited from the general population. European Journal of Epidemiology 2017; Volum 32 (4). ISSN 0393-2990.s 299 - 305.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-017-0238-y.

  • Lerstad, Gunhild; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Svartberg, Johan; Jorde, Rolf; Brox, Jan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Associations between serum levels of calcium, parathyroid hormone and future risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study. European Journal of Endocrinology 2017; Volum 176 (5). ISSN 0804-4643.s 625 - 634.s doi: 10.1530/EJE-16-1037.

  • Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Brox, Jan; Jørgensen, Lone; Njølstad, Inger; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin and renal function in the general population: The Troms? Study. Clinical Kidney Journal 2017; Volum 10 (1). ISSN 2048-8505.s 38 - 44.s doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfw095.

  • Rinde, Ludvig Balteskard; Småbrekke, Birgit; Mathisen Hald, Erin; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Vik, Anders; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Myocardial infarction and future risk of cancer in the general population?the Troms? Study. European Journal of Epidemiology 2017; Volum 32. ISSN 0393-2990.s 193 - 201.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-017-0231-5.

  • Lappegård, Jostein; Ellingsen, Trygve; Skjelbakken, Tove; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brox, Jan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Red cell distribution width is associated with future risk of incident stroke: The Tromsø Study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 115 (1). ISSN 0340-6245.s 126 - 134.s doi: 10.1160/TH15-03-0234.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Grosse, SD; Okoroh, EM; Tsai, J; Cannegieter, SC; Næss, Inger Anne; Krokstad, Steinar; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil. Venous thromboembolism and subsequent permanent work-related disability. (fulltekst) Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 14 (10). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1978 - 1987.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13411.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; van der Graaf, Yolanda; Visseren, Frank L.J.; Algra, Ale. Obesity and risk of bleeding. The SMART study.. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 14 (1). ISSN 1538-7933.s 65 - 72.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13184.

  • Horvei, Lars Daae; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Weight Change and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: The Tromsø Study. PLoS ONE 2016. ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168878.

  • Bjøri, Esben; Arshad, Nadia; Johnsen, Håkon Sandbukt; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Hospital-related first venous thromboembolism and risk of recurrence. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 14. ISSN 1538-7933.s 2368 - 2375.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13492.

  • Rinde, Ludvig Balteskard; Småbrekke, Birgit; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Njølstad, Inger; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Ischemic Stroke and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in the General Population: The Tromsø Study. Journal of the American Heart Association 2016; Volum 5 (11). ISSN 2047-9980.s doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004311.

  • Småbrekke, Birgit; Balteskard Rinde, Ludvig; Hindberg, Kristian; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Vik, Anders; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Atherosclerotic risk factors and risk of myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism; Time-fixed versus time-varying analyses. The Troms? Study. PLoS ONE 2016; Volum 11 (9). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163242.

  • Solomon, Terry; Smith, Erin N.; Matsui, Hiroko; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Frazer, Kelly A.. Associations between Common and Rare Exonic Genetic Variants and Serum Levels of 20 Cardiovascular-Related Proteins: The Tromsø Study. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 2016; Volum 9 (4). ISSN 1942-325X.s 375 - 383.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.115.001327.

  • Engert, Andreas; Balduini, Carlo; Brand, Anneke; Coiffier, Bertrand; Cordonnier, Catherine; Döhner, Hartmut; De Wit, Thom Duyvené; Eichinger, Sabine; Fibbe, Willem; Green, Tony; De Haas, Fleur; Iolascon, Achille; Jaffredo, Thierry; Rodeghiero, Francesco; Sall Es, Gilles; Schuringa, Jan Jacob; Andre, Marc; Andre-Schmutz, Isabelle; Bacigalupo, Andrea; Bochud, Pierre-Yves; Den Boer, Monique; Bonini, Chiara; Camaschella, Clara; Cant, Andrew; Cappellini, Maria Domenica; Cazzola, Mario; Celso, Cristina Lo; Dimopoulos, Meletios; Douay, Luc; Dzierzak, Elaine; Einsele, Hermann; Ferreri, Andres; De Franceschi, Lucia; Gaulard, Philippe; Gottgens, Berthold; Greinacher, Andreas; Gresele, Paolo; Gribben, John; De Haan, Gerald; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Hochhaus, Andreas; Kadir, Rezan; Kaveri, Srini; Kouskoff, Valerie; Kuhne, Thomas; Kyrle, Paul; Ljungman, Per; Maschmeyer, Georg; Mendez-Ferrer, Simon; Milsom, Michael; Mummery, Christine; Ossenkoppele, Gert; Pecci, Alessandro; Peyvandi, Flora; Philipsen, Sjaak; Reitsma, Pieter; Ribera, Jose Maria; Risitano, Antonio; Rivella, Stefano; Ruf, Wolfram; Schroeder, Timm; Scully, Marie; Socie, Gerard; Staal, Frank; Stanworth, Simon; Stauder, Reinhard; Stilgenbauer, Stephan; Tamary, Hannah; Theilgaard-Mönch, Kim; Thein, Swee Lay; Tilly, Herve; Trneny, Marek; Vainchenker, William; Vannucchi, Alessandro Maria; Viscoli, Claudio; Vrielink, Hans; Zaaijer, Hans; Zanella, Alberto; Zolla, Lello; Zwaginga, Jaap Jan; Martinez, Patricia Aguilar; Van Den Akker, Emile; Allard, Shubha; Anagnou, Nicholas; Andolfo, Immacolata; Andrau, Jean-Christophe; Angelucci, Emanuele; Anstee, David; Aurer, Igor; Avet-Loiseau, Herve; Aydinok, Yesim; Bakchoul, Tamam; Balduini, Alessandra; Barcellini, Wilma; Baruch, Dominique; Baruchel, Andre; Bayry, Jagadeesh; Bento, Celeste; Van Den Berg, Anke; Bernardi, Rosa; Bianchi, Paola; Bigas, Anna; Biondi, Andrea; Bohonek, Milos; Bonnet, Dominique; Borchmann, Peter; Borregaard, Niels; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Van Den Brink, Marcel; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Bullinger, Lars; Buske, Christian; Butzeck, Barbara; Cammenga, Jörg; Campo, Elias; Carbone, Antonino; Cervantes, Francisco; Cesaro, Simone; Charbord, Pierre; Claas, Frans; Cohen, Hannah; Conard, Jacqueline; Coppo, Paul; Vives Corron, Joan-Lluis; Da Costa, Lydie; Davi, Frederic; Delwel, Ruud; Dianzani, Irma; Domanovic, Dragoslav; Donnelly, Peter; Drnovsek, Tadeja Dovc; Dreyling, Martin; Du, Ming-Qing; Dufour, Carlo; Durand, Charles; Efremov, Dimitar; Eleftheriou, Androulla; Elion, Jacques; Emonts, Marieke; Engelhardt, Monika; Ezine, Sophie; Falkenburg, Fred; Favier, Remi; Federico, Massimo; Fenaux, Pierre; Fitzgibbon, Jude; Flygare, Johan; Foa, Robin; Forrester, Lesley; Galacteros, Frederic; Garagiola, Isabella; Gardiner, Chris; Garraud, Olivier; Van Geet, Christel; Geiger, Hartmut; Geissler, Jan; Germing, Ulrich; Ghevaert, Cedric; Girelli, Domenico; Godeau, Bertrand; Gökbuget, Nicola; Goldschmidt, Hartmut; Goodeve, Anne; Graf, Thomas; Graziadei, Giovanna; Griesshammer, Martin; Gruel, Yves; Guilhot, Francois; Von Gunten, Stephan; Gyssens, Inge; Halter, Jörg; Harrison, Claire; Harteveld, Cornelis; Hellström-Lindberg, Eva; Hermine, Olivier; Higgs, Douglas; Hillmen, Peter; Hirsch, Hans; Hoskin, Peter; Huls, Gerwin; Inati, Adlette; Johnson, Peter; Kattamis, Antonis; Kiefel, Volker; Kleanthous, Marina; Klump, Hannes; Krause, Daniela; Hovinga, Johanna Kremer; Lacaud, Georges; Lacroix-Desmazes, Sebastien; Landman-Parker, Judith; Legouill, Steven; Lenz, Georg; Von Lilienfeld-Toal, Marie; Von Lindern, Marieke; Lopez-Guillermo, Armando; Lopriore, Enrico; Lozano, Miguel; Macintyre, Elizabeth; Makris, Michael; Mannhalter, Christine; Martens, Joost; Mathas, Stephan; Matzdorff, Axel; Medvinsky, Alexander; Menendez, Pablo; Migliaccio, Anna Rita; Miharada, Kenichi; Mikulska, Malgorzata; Minard, Veronique; Montalban, Carlos; De Montalembert, Mariane; Montserrat, Emili; Morange, Pierre-Emmanuel; Mountford, Joanne; Muckenthaler, Martina; Muller-Tidow, Carsten; Mu. The european hematology association roadmap for european hematology research: A consensus document. Haematologica 2016; Volum 101 (2). ISSN 0390-6078.s 115 - 208.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2015.136739.

  • Gran, Olga Vikhammer; Smith, Erin N.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Jensvoll, Hilde; Solomon, Terry; Hindberg, Kristian; Wilsgaard, Tom; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Frazer, Kelly A.; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Joint effects of cancer and variants in the factor 5 gene on the risk of venous thromboembolism. Haematologica 2016; Volum 101 (9). ISSN 0390-6078.s 1046 - 1053.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2016.147405.

  • Horvei, Lars Daae; Grimnes, Gro; Hindberg, Kristian; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brox, Jan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. C-reactive protein, obesity, and the risk of arterial and venous thrombosis. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 14 (8). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1561 - 1571.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13369.

  • Balteskard Rinde, Ludvig; Lind, Caroline; Småbrekke, Birgit; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Vik, Anders; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Impact of incident myocardial infarction on the risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016; Volum 14 (6). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1183 - 1191.s doi: 10.1111/jth.13329.

  • Børvik, Trond; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Schirmer, Henrik; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Melbye, Hasse; Hansen, John-Bjarne. COPD and risk of venous thromboembolism and mortality in a general population. European Respiratory Journal 2016; Volum 47 (2). ISSN 0903-1936.s 473 - 481.s doi: 10.1183/13993003.00402-2015.

  • Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Rye Holmboe, Ina; Mathisen Hald, Erin; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Atrial fibrillation and future risk of venous thromboembolism:the Tromsø study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015; Volum 13 (1). ISSN 1538-7933.s 10 - 16.s doi: 10.1111/jth.12762.

  • Ellingsen, Trygve; Lappegård, Jostein; Skjelbakken, Tove; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Impact of red cell distribution width on future risk of cancer and all-cause mortality among cancer patients – the Tromsø Study. Haematologica 2015; Volum 100 (10). ISSN 0390-6078.s e387 - e389.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2015.129601.

  • Jensvoll, Hilde; Severinsen, Marianne T.; Hammerstrøm, Jens; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Kristensen, Søren R.; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Blix, Kristine; Tjønneland, Anne; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Dziewiecka, Olga; Overvad, Kim; Næss, Inger Anne; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Existing data sources in clinical epidemiology: The Scandinavian Thrombosis and Cancer Cohort. Clinical Epidemiology 2015; Volum 7. ISSN 1179-1349.s 401 - 410.s doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S84279.

  • Lappegård, Jostein; Ellingsen, Trygve; Vik, Anders; Skjelbakken, Tove; Brox, Jan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Red cell distribution width and carotid atherosclerosis progression: The tromsø study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015; Volum 113 (3). ISSN 0340-6245.s 649 - 654.s doi: 10.1160/TH14-07-0606.

  • Ellingsen, Trygve; Lappegård, Jostein; Skjelbakken, Tove; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Red cell distribution width is associated with incident venous thromboembolism (VTE) and case-fatality after VTE in a general population. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015; Volum 113 (1). ISSN 0340-6245.s 193 - 200.s doi: 10.1160/TH14-04-0335.

  • Lerstad, Gunhild; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Jorde, Rolf; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Svartberg, Johan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Thyroid function, as assessed by TSH, and future risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study. European Journal of Endocrinology 2015; Volum 173 (1). ISSN 0804-4643.s 83 - 90.s doi: 10.1530/EJE-15-0185.

  • Lerstad, Gunhild; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Enga, Kristin; Jorde, Rolf; Schirmer, Henrik; Njølstad, Inger; Svartberg, Johan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Hyperglycemia, assessed according to HbA1c, and future risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2014; Volum 12 (3). ISSN 1538-7933.s 313 - 319.s doi: 10.1111/jth.12498.

  • Blix, Kristine; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Le Cessie, S.; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Hansen, John-Bjarne. The increased risk of venous thromboembolism by advancing age cannot be attributed to the higher incidence of cancer in the elderly: the Tromsø study. European Journal of Epidemiology 2014; Volum 29 (4). ISSN 0393-2990.s 277 - 284.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-014-9902-7.

  • Jensvoll, Hilde; Blix, Kristine; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Platelet Count Measured Prior to Cancer Development Is a Risk Factor for Future Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism: The Tromsø Study. PLoS ONE 2014; Volum 9 (3). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092011.

  • Ageno, W; Di Minno, MN; Ay, Cihan; Jang, MJ; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Steffen, LM; Vaya, A; Rattazzi, M; Pabinger, I; Oh, D; Di Minno, G; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Cushman, M; Bonet, E; Pauletto, P; Squizzato, A; Dentali, F. Association between the metabolic syndrome, its individual components, and unprovoked venous thromboembolism: results of a patient-level meta-analysis. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2014; Volum 34 (11). ISSN 1079-5642.s 2478 - 2485.s doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304085.

  • Skjelbakken, Tove; Lappegård, Jostein; Ellingsen, Trygve; Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth; Brox, Jan; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Red cell distribution width is associated with incident myocardial infarction in a general population: The tromsø study. Journal of the American Heart Association 2014; Volum 3:e001109 (4). ISSN 2047-9980.s doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001109.

  • Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Brox, Jan; Jørgensen, Lone; Njølstad, Inger; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin and future risk of cancer and cancer-related mortality in the general population: the Tromsø study. European Journal of Epidemiology 2014; Volum 30 (3). ISSN 0393-2990.s 219 - 230.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-014-9975-3.

  • Lind, Caroline; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Family History of Myocardial Infarction and Cause-Specific Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Venous Thromboembolism - The Tromsø Study. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 2014; Volum 7 (5). ISSN 1942-325X.s 684 - 691.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.114.000621.

  • Horvei, Lars Daae; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Obesity measures and risk of venous thromboembolism and myocardial infarction. European Journal of Epidemiology 2014; Volum 29 (11). ISSN 0393-2990.s 821 - 830.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-014-9950-z.

  • Hansen-Krone, Ida; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Sudduth-Klinger, Julie; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Watkins, S.C.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. High fish plus fish oil intake is associated with slightly reduced risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study. Journal of Nutrition 2014; Volum 144 (6). ISSN 0022-3166.s 861 - 867.s doi: 10.3945/jn.113.189548.

  • Carson, Andrew; Smith, Erin N; Matsui, Hiroko; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Jepsen, Kristen; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Frazer, Kelly. Effective filtering strategies to improve data quality from population-based whole exome sequencing studies. BMC Bioinformatics 2014; Volum 15:125. ISSN 1471-2105.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-125.

  • Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Lijfering, Willem M.; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Carotid atherosclerosis predicts future myocardial infarction but not venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2014; Volum 34 (1). ISSN 1079-5642.s 226 - 230.s doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.113.302162.

  • Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Venous thromboembolism increases the risk of atrial fibrillation: The tromsø study. Journal of the American Heart Association 2014; Volum 3:e000483. ISSN 2047-9980.s doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000483.

  • Lind, Caroline; Flinterman, Linda E.; Enga, Kristin; Severinsen, Marianne T; Kristensen, Søren R; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Overvad, Kim; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Impact of incident venous thromboembolism on risk of arterial thrombotic diseases. Circulation 2014; Volum 129 (8). ISSN 0009-7322.s 855 - 863.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.004168.

  • Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Lerstad, Gunhild; Grimnes, Guri; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Vik, Anders; Brox, Jan; Svartberg, Johan; Jorde, Rolf; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum levels of vitamin D are not associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism The Tromso Study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2013; Volum 109 (5). ISSN 0340-6245.s 885 - 890.s doi: 10.1160/TH12-10-0728.

  • Timp, Jasmijn F.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Versteeg, Henri H.; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.. Epidemiology of cancer-associated venous thrombosis. Blood 2013; Volum 122 (10). ISSN 0006-4971.s 1712 - 1723.s doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-04-460121.

  • Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Postprandial lipemia is not increased in patients with previous unprovoked venous thromboembolism. Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2013; Volum 7 (1). ISSN 1933-2874.s 48 - 55.s doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2012.06.001.

  • Blix, Kristine; Jensvoll, Hilde; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. White blood cell count measured prior to cancer development is associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism - The Tromso Study. PLoS ONE 2013; Volum 8 (9:e73447). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073447.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Siegerink, B; Lijfering, Willem M.; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Rosendaal, Frits Richard. Role of Obesity in the Etiology of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: Current Epidemiological Insights. Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis 2013; Volum 39 (5). ISSN 0094-6176.s 533 - 540.s doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1343355.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Competing Risk of Atherosclerotic Risk Factors for Arterial and Venous Thrombosis in a General Population: The Tromso Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2012; Volum 32 (2). ISSN 1079-5642.s 487 - 491.s doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.111.237545.

  • Enga, Kristin; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen-Krone, Ida Johanne; Le Cessie, S.; Rosendaal, FR; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Cigarette smoking and the risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromso Study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2012; Volum 10 (10). ISSN 1538-7933.s 2068 - 2074.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2012.04880.x.

  • Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Vik, Anders; Brox, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Cystatin C is associated with risk of venous thromboembolism in subjects with normal kidney function - the Tromso study. Haematologica 2012; Volum 97 (7). ISSN 0390-6078.s 1008 - 1013.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2011.057653.

  • Hansen, John-Bjarne; Fernández, José A.; Borch, Knut Håkon; Griffin, John H.; Brox, Jan; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Activated protein C plasma levels in the fasting and postprandial states among patients with previous unprovoked venous thromboembolism. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 129 (4). ISSN 0049-3848.s 502 - 507.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2011.06.026.

  • Mahmoodi, BK; Gansevoort, RT; Næss, Inger Anne; Lutsey, Pamela L.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Veeger, NJGM; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Meijer, Karina; Sang, YY; Matsushita, K; Hallan, Stein; Hammerstrøm, Jens; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Astor, BC; Coresh, J; Folsom, AR; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Cushman, M. Association of Mild to Moderate Chronic Kidney Disease With Venous Thromboembolism Pooled Analysis of Five Prospective General Population Cohorts. Circulation 2012; Volum 126 (16). ISSN 0009-7322.s 1964 - +.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.113944.

  • Hansen-Krone, Ida Johanne; Enga, Kristin; Njølstad, Inger; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Heart healthy diet and risk of myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism. The Tromso Study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2012; Volum 108 (3). ISSN 0340-6245.s 554 - 560.s doi: 10.1160/TH11-11-0818.

  • Fjeldstad Enga, Kristin; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen-Krone, Ida; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Emotional states and future risk of venous thromboembolism The Tromso Study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2012; Volum 107 (3). ISSN 0340-6245.s 485 - 493.s doi: 10.1160/TH11-09-0667.

  • Enga, KF; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen-Krone, Ida; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Coffee consumption and the risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 9 (7). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1334 - 1339.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2011.04353.x.

  • Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brox, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is not a risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. Haematologica 2011; Volum 96 (8). ISSN 0390-6078.s 1189 - 1194.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2010.034991.

  • Hansen-Krone, Ida; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Fjeldstad Enga, Kristin; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Alcohol consumption, types of alcoholic beverages and risk of venous thromboembolism - The Tromso Study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 106 (2). ISSN 0340-6245.s 272 - 278.s doi: 10.1160/TH11-01-0043.

  • Borch, Knut Håkon; Nyegaard, Cecilie Polacek; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Joint Effects of Obesity and Body Height on the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism The Tromso Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2011; Volum 31 (6). ISSN 1079-5642.s 1439 - 1444.s doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.218925.

  • Borch, Knut Håkon; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Størmer, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Anthropometric Measures of Obesity and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism The Tromso Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2010; Volum 30 (1). ISSN 1079-5642.s 121 - 127.s doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.109.188920.

  • Borch, Knut Håkon; Hansen-Krone, Ida; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Physical activity and risk of venous thromboembolism. The Tromsø Study. Haematologica 2010; Volum 95 (12). ISSN 0390-6078.s 2088 - 2094.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2010.020305.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Størmer, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Mean platelet volume is a risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Troms circle divide study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2010; Volum 8 (1). ISSN 1538-7933.s 157 - 162.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2009.03498.x.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Hematocrit and risk of venous thromboembolism in a general population. The Tromso study. Haematologica 2010; Volum 95 (2). ISSN 0390-6078.s 270 - 275.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2009.008417.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Borch, Knut Håkon; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Body Height and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism. American Journal of Epidemiology 2010; Volum 171 (10). ISSN 0002-9262.s 1109 - 1115.s doi: 10.1093/aje/kwq066.

  • Borch, Knut Håkon; Brækkan, Sigrid; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Størmer, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Abdominal obesity is essential for the risk of venous thromboembolism in the metabolic syndrome: the Tromso study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2009; Volum 7 (5). ISSN 1538-7933.s 739 - 745.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2008.03234.x.

  • Svartberg, Johan; Brækkan, Sigrid; Laughlin, Gail; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Endogenous sex hormone levels in men are not associated with risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. European Journal of Endocrinology 2009; Volum 160 (5). ISSN 0804-4643.s 833 - 838.s doi: 10.1530/EJE-08-0888.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Stormer, J; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Family history of myocardial infarction is an independent risk factor for venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2008; Volum 6 (11). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1851 - 1857.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2008.03102.x.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid; Grimsgaard, sameline; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Tromboseprofylakse hos pasienter på indremedisinsk sengepost. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2007; Volum 127 (9). ISSN 0029-2001.s 1177 - 1180.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Meknas, Dana. Verken høyt blodtrykk, diabetes eller fettstoffer i blodet påvirker risikoen for blodpropp. (fulltekst) 2017.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Blodpropp i beina øker risikoen for å bli arbeidsufør. (data) 2016.

  • Grimnes, Gro; Horvei, Lars Daae; Tichelaar, Vladimir; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and future risk of venous thromboembolism and mortality: The tromsø study. Haematologica 2016; Volum 101 (10). ISSN 0390-6078.s e401 - e404.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2016.145151.

  • Gran, Olga Vikhammer; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Paulsen, Benedikte; Skille, Hanne; Hansen, John-Bjarne. D-dimer measured at first venous thromboembolism is associated with future risk of cancer. Haematologica 2016; Volum 101 (12). ISSN 0390-6078.s e473 - e475.s doi: 10.3324/haematol.2016.151712.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Maries lunger var fylt opp av blodpropper. (data) 2016.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Inger Heidi ble livstruende syk av prevensjonsmiddel- trodde jeg bare hadde sting. (data) 2016.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Fedme øker faren for blodpropp. (fulltekst) 2015.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Blør overvektige mennesker mindre?. (fulltekst) 2015.

  • Jørgensen, Helle; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Dziewiecka, Olga; Horvei, Lars Daae; Grimnes, Gro; Høiland, Ina Isabella; Ramberg, Cathrine; Isaksen, Trond; Børvik, Trond; Liang, Robin Amanda; Bjøri, Esben; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Latysheva, Nadezhda; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth. Forskningstorget Tromsø 24-25. september. Forskningstorget 2015-09-24 - 2015-09-25 2015.

  • Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Vik, Anders; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Tromboseprofylakse ved sykehusinnleggelse for akutte indremedisinske tilstander – fra retningslinjer til klinisk praksis. (fulltekst) 2014.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Styrket teori om trombose-risikofaktor. 2014.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Søker mer kunnskap om blodpropp. (data) 2014.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Ellingsen, Trygve. Nålestikk avslører blodpropprisiko. (fulltekst) 2014.

  • Lind, Caroline; Flinterman, Linda E.; Enga, Kristin Fjeldstad; severinsen, Marianne; Kristensen, Søren R; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Overvad, Kim; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Response to Letter Regarding Article, “Impact of Incident Venous Thromboembolism on Risk of Arterial Thrombotic Diseases”. Circulation 2014; Volum 130 (21). ISSN 0009-7322.s e184 - e185.s doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.012348.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Lerstad, Gunhild; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Hyperglykemi og risiko for venøs trombose. BestPractice Diabetes 2014 (12).

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Nålestikk avslører blodpropprisiko. (data) 2014.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Skal løse blodpropp-gåten. (data) 2013.

  • Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin and future risk of venous thromboembolism. The Tromso study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130 (4). ISSN 0049-3848.s E236 - E237.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.07.016.

  • Lijfering, Willem M.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Cannegieter, Suzanne C.; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Hansen, John-Bjarne. The Association Between Atherosclerosis and Venous Thrombosis: Results From the Tromso Study. Blood 2012; Volum 120 (21). ISSN 0006-4971.

  • Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Lerstad, Gunhild; Grimnes, Guri; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Svartberg, Johan; Jorde, Rolf; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum levels of vitamin D is not associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism-the Tromso Study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130. ISSN 0049-3848.s S187 - S187.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.08.226.

  • Jensvoll, Hilde; Blix, Kristine; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Hematocrit measured prior to cancer development is not associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients - the Tromso Study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130. ISSN 0049-3848.s S187 - S187.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.08.225.

  • Enga, Kristin; Gjelland, Knut; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Differential associations between educational level and future risk of venous thromboemboslism and myocardial infarction. The Tromso study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130. ISSN 0049-3848.s S198 - S198.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.08.255.

  • Hald, Erin Mathiesen; Lind, Caroline; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Carotid atherosclerosis and future risk of venous thromboembolism and myocardial infarction - The Tromso Study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130. ISSN 0049-3848.s S111 - S111.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.08.030.

  • Jensvoll, Hilde; Blix, Kristine; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne. White blood cell count measured prior to cancer development is associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients' the Tromsø study. Thrombosis Research 2012; Volum 130. ISSN 0049-3848.s S198 - S198.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.08.254.

  • Ribeiro, DD; Bucciarelli, P; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Lijfering, Willem M.; Passamonti, SM; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Martinelli, I; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Seasonal variation of venous thrombosis: a consecutive case series within studies from Leiden, Milan and Tromso. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2012; Volum 10 (8). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1704 - 1707.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2012.04811.x.

  • Hansen-Krone, Ida; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Enga, Kristin; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas. Impact of dietary patterns on the risk of myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism. The tromso study 1994-2005. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 9. ISSN 1538-7933.s 24 - 24.

  • Enga, KF; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen-Krone, Ida; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Emotional states and future risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 9. ISSN 1538-7933.s 158 - 159.

  • Basavaraj, M.G.; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Østerud, Bjarne; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Monocyte count and procoagulant functions are associated with risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromso study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 9 (8). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1673 - 1676.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2011.04411.x.

  • Hald, EM; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Hansen, John-Bjarne. High-sensitive C-reactive protein is not a risk factor for venous thromboembolism. 21st International Thrombosis Congress 2010-07-06 - 2010-07-09 2010.

  • Brækkan, Sigrid; Borch, Knut Håkon; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Hansen, John-Bjarne. HDL-cholesterol and future risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2009; Volum 7 (8). ISSN 1538-7933.s 1428 - 1430.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2009.03481.x.

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