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Anders Vik

Førsteamanuensis
Department of Clinical Medicine




Research interests

Osteoprotegerin and cardiovascular disease

Osteoprotegerin and cancer

CV

Academic degrees

1989    Cand.med.vet (DVM), Norwegian school of veterinary science, Oslo

1998    Cand.med (MD), University of Tromsø, Tromsø

2010    PhD in medicine (Thesis title: "Osteoprotegerin and Cardiovascular Disease)

Alternative contact information

Telephone 776 26305/47328175

Publications in CRIStin


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tichelaar, Ynse Ieuwe Gerardus Vladimir; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Vik, Anders; Isaksen, Trond; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil; Kumar, Satish; Trasti, Nora; Singh, Kulbir; Hansen, John-Bjarne. A retrospective comparison of ultrasound-assisted catheter-directed thrombolysis and catheter-directed thrombolysis alone for treatment of proximal deep vein thrombosis. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology 2016; Volum 39 (8). ISSN 0174-1551.s 1115 - 1121.s doi: 10.1007/s00270-016-1367-5.

  • 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.

  • Isaksen, Trond; Tichelaar, Ynse Ieuwe Gerardus Vladimir; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Vik, Anders; Singh, Kulbir; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Inter-rater agreement between professional-rated and patient-rated scores of the Villalta scale for evaluation of the post-thrombotic syndrome. Thrombosis Research 2016; Volum 141. ISSN 0049-3848.s 175 - 177.s doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2016.03.027.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Besada, Emilio; Vik, Anders; Koldingsnes, Wenche; Nossent, Johannes C. Successful treatment with bortezomib in type-1 cryoglobulinemic vasculitis patient after rituximab failure: a case report and literature review. International journal of hematology 2013; Volum 97 (6). ISSN 0925-5710.s 800 - 803.s doi: 10.1007/s12185-013-1323-y.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jørgensen, Lone; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Ahmed, Luai A.; Bjørnerem, Åshild; Emaus, Nina; Joakimsen, Ragnar Martin; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Størmer, Jan; Vik, Anders; Jacobsen, Bjarne K.. Osteoprotegerin is associated with hip fracture incidence: the Tromso Study. (sammendrag) International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; Volum 41 (4). ISSN 0300-5771.s 1033 - 1039.s doi: 10.1093/ije/dys063.

  • 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.

  • Jørgensen, Lone; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Brox, Jan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Vik, Anders; Jacobsen, Bjarne K.. Serum osteoprotegerin levels are related to height loss: The Tromsø Study. (fulltekst) European Journal of Epidemiology 2011; Volum 26 (4). ISSN 0393-2990.s 305 - 312.s doi: 10.1007/s10654-011-9555-8.

  • Sandvei, Marie Søfteland; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Vatten, Lars Johan; Müller, Tomm Brostrup; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Vik, Anders; Romundstad, Pål Richard. Incidence and mortality of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in two Norwegian cohorts, 1984-2007. Neurology 2011; Volum 77 (20). ISSN 0028-3878.s 1833 - 1839.s doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182377de3.

  • Vik, Anders; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Brox, Jan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Jørgensen, Lone; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin is a predictor for incident cardiovascular disease and mortality in a general population: the Tromso Study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011; Volum 9 (4). ISSN 1538-7933.s 638 - 644.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2011.04222.x.

  • Jørgensen, Lone; Vik, Anders; Emaus, Nina; Brox, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Vestergaard, P. Bone loss in relation to serum levels of osteoprotegerin and nuclear factor-kappa B ligand: the Tromso Study. Osteoporosis International 2010; Volum 21 (6). ISSN 0937-941X.s 931 - 938.s doi: 10.1007/s00198-009-1035-6.

  • Berentsen, Sigbjørn; Randen, Ulla; Vågan, Anna Marita; Hjort-Hansen, Henrik; Vik, Anders; Dalgaard, Jakob; Jacobsen, Eva-Marie; Thoresen, Aud; Beiske, Klaus; Tjønnfjord, Geir Erland. High response rate and durable remissions following fludarabine and rituximab combination therapy for chronic cold agglutinin disease. (fulltekst) Blood 2010; Volum 116 (17). ISSN 0006-4971.s 3180 - 3184.s doi: 10.1182/blood-2010-06-288647.

  • Vik, Anders; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Brox, jan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Jørgensen, Lone; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Relation between serum osteoprotegerin and carotid intima media thickness in a general population - The Tromsø Study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2010; Volum 8 (10). ISSN 1538-7933.s 2133 - 2139.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.03990.x.

  • Vik, Anders; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Brox, Jan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin, sRANKL and carotid plaque formation and growth in a general population - the Troms circle divide study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2010; Volum 8 (5). ISSN 1538-7933.s 898 - 905.s doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.03790.x.

  • Jørgensen, Lone; Vik, Anders; Emaus, Nina; Brox, jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Vestergaard, P. Bone loss in relation to serum levels of osteoprotegerin and nuclear factor-kappa B ligand: the Tromsø Study. Osteoporosis International 2009 (Aug 22). ISSN 0937-941X.

  • Vik, Anders; Cui, Guanglin; Isaksen, vidar; Wik, T; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Erythropoietin Production by a Hepatic Adenoma in a Patient with Severe Erythrocytosis. Acta Haematologica 2009; Volum 121 (1). ISSN 0001-5792.s 52 - 55.s doi: 10.1159/000210556.

  • Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Heparin induces mobilization of osteoprotegerin into the circulation. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2007; Volum 98. ISSN 0340-6245.s 148 - 154.s doi: 10.1160/TH06-11-0671.

  • Vik, Anders; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Notø, Ann-Trude With; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Brox, jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin is inversely associated with carotid plaque echogenicity in humans. Atherosclerosis 2007; Volum 191. ISSN 0021-9150.s 128 - 134.s doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2006.03.002.

  • Vik, Anders; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Notø, Ann-Trude With; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Brox, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin is inversely associated with carotid plaque echogenicity in humans. Atherosclerosis 2006. ISSN 0021-9150.

  • Vik, Anders; Brodin, Ellen Elisabeth; Børvik, Trond; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Serum osteoprotegerin in young survivors of myocardial infarction. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2006 (95). ISSN 0340-6245.s 881 - 885.

  • Vik, Anders; Berntsen, reidar; Isaksen, vidar; Haug, Egil; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Ein 53 år gammal mann med hovudverk og konsentrasjonsvanskar. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2005; Volum 125 (19). ISSN 0029-2001.s 2647 - 2649.

  • Vik, Anders; Kumar, Satish; Singh, Kulbir; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Lokal trombolytisk behandling og stent ved stenose i v. cava superior. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2003; Volum 123 (15). ISSN 0029-2001.s 2049 - 2050.

  • Vik, Anders; Helbekkmo, Nina; Bremnes, Roy M.. Låggradig non-Hodgkins lymfom i Nord-Noreg. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2002; Volum 122 (2). ISSN 0029-2001.s 165 - 169.

  • Bremnes, Roy M.; Vik, Anders; Helbekkmo, Nina. Low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in northern Norway: treatment, outcome, and prognostic factors. Anticancer Research 1998; Volum 18. ISSN 0250-7005.s 1921 - 1929.

  • Vik, Anders. Risiko for tilbakefall ved tidsbegrenset behandling av blodpropp. (fulltekst) 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.

  • Vik, Anders. Ny kunnskap om molekylære mekanismer kan gi nye angrepspunkt for forebygging av blodpropp. (fulltekst) 2014.

  • 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.

  • Vik, Anders; Isaksen, vidar; Brox, Jan; Hansen, John-Bjarne. Ei kvinne i 50-åra med hovudverk, uklart syn og utslett. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2012; Volum 132 (10). ISSN 0029-2001.s 1246 - 1248.s doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.11.1056.

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