Inger Jorid Berg

Inger Jorid Berg

From The Department Of Heart Disease And Department Of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital; Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department Of Clinical Science, University ...

Direct Impact

Concepts for which Inger Jorid Berg has direct influence:

axial spondyloarthritis
ankylosing spondylitis
arterial stiffness
impaired spinal mobility
emotional distress
chronic pain
intensity exercise

External impact

Concepts related to the work of other authors for which Inger Jorid Berg has influence:

predictive validity
ankylosing spondylitis
axial spondyloarthritis
aortic root geometry
asas classification criteria
spinal mobility
physical fitness

Prominent publications by Inger Jorid Berg

KOL-Index: 40 OBJECTIVES: Concerns have been raised about overdiagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA). We investigated whether patients with chronic back pain (CBP) of short duration and multiple SpA features are always diagnosed with axSpA by the rheumatologist, and to what extent fulfilment of the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis International Society (ASAS) axSpA criteria is associated with an ...
Known for
Asas Classification | Axspa Criteria | Strong Determinants | Diagnosis Imaging
KOL-Index: 28 OBJECTIVES: A positive family history (PFH) of spondyloarthritis, in particular a PFH of AS or acute anterior uveitis, is associated with HLA-B27 carriership in chronic back pain patients. As it is unknown, the study aimed to investigate if a PFH contributes to diagnosing axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) once HLA-B27 status is known. METHODS: In axSpA-suspected patients from the Assessment of ...
Known for
Acute Anterior Uveitis | Diagnosing Axial | Spondyloarthritis Axspa | Asas Desir
KOL-Index: 27 OBJECTIVE: To compare the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and population controls, and to examine the associations between disease activity and CVD risk. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was done of patients with AS grouped according to Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) into ASDAS-high and ASDAS-low. Markers of vascular pathology, ...
Known for
Activity Asdas | Asymmetric Dimethylarginine | Pulse Wave Velocity | Adma
KOL-Index: 26 OBJECTIVE: Subclinical left ventricular (LV) myocardial dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but it is not known whether subclinical LV myocardial dysfunction is present in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) independent of CVD risk factors. METHODS: Conventional and speckle tracking echocardiography were performed in 106 patients with AS ...
KOL-Index: 25 OBJECTIVE: To compare magnetic resonance images (MRIs) of the sacroiliac (SI) joints of healthy subjects and individuals with known mechanical strain acting upon the SI joints to those of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) and patients with chronic back pain. METHODS: Three readers who had received standardized training and were blinded with regard to study group randomly scored ...
Known for
Spondyloarthritis Spa | Asas Definition | Runners Axial | Pain Mri
KOL-Index: 17 INTRODUCTION: Decreasing the diagnostic delay in axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) remains a major challenge. Here, we assessed the value of serum inflammatory biomarkers to distinguish early axSpA from other pathologies in a large cohort of patients referred with early back pain. METHODS: Serum c reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and calprotectin were determined in ...
Known for
Serum Biomarkers | Diagnostic Delay | Spondyloarthritis Axspa | Defensin-2
KOL-Index: 16 OBJECTIVE: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy is a strong precursor for clinical CVD. The aim of our study was to assess whether having AS was associated with increased prevalence of LV hypertrophy. METHODS: Clinical and echocardiographic data from 139 AS patients and 126 age- and sex-matched ...
Known for
Htn Diabetes | Regression Higher | Spondylitis Increased | Crp Hypertrophy
KOL-Index: 14 OBJECTIVE: To assess associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), measured as peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak), and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, measured by arterial stiffness, in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). METHODS: VO2peak was assessed by a maximal walking test on a treadmill. Arterial stiffness was measured noninvasively (Sphygmocor apparatus). Cross-sectional ...
Known for
Stiffness Cvd | Peak Oxygen Uptake | Backward Multivariable Linear Regression | Maximal Walking Test
KOL-Index: 14 BackgroundThe Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society (ASAS) definition of a positive family history (PFH) of spondyloarthritis (SpA) includes the following diseases in first- or second-degree relatives: ankylosing spondylitis (AS), acute anterior uveitis (AAU), reactive arthritis (ReA), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and psoriasis. However, it is not known if a PFH for each ...
Known for
Spondyloarthritis Axspa | Sacroiliitis Imaging | Pfh Rea | Methodscbp
KOL-Index: 13 OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with elevated arterial stiffness in a 5-year follow-up of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). METHODS: C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), Bath AS disease activity index (BASDAI) and AS disease activity score (ASDAS) were recorded in 2003, and arterial stiffness (Augmentation Index (AIx) and pulse wave velocity ...
Known for
Basdai | Asdas Elevated | Aix Pwv | Separate Models

From the Department of Heart Disease and Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital; Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen; Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital; Pre

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