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Emil Espe

Postdoctoral fellow

Sjaastad group

Email: e.k.s.espe@medisin.uio.no
Phone: +47 97617447

Education

– Master of Physics (University of Oslo, 2009)
– PhD in medical imaging (University of Oslo, 2014)

Funded by Nasjonalforeningen for Folkehelsen

Academic interests

    • Development of acquisition strategies and post-processing tools for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

 

  • Particular focus on:
    – right ventricular function/dysfunction
    – diastolic function/dysfunction and myocardial stiffness
    – accelerated magnetic resonance imaging

 

Research area

  • Clinical research
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Heart failure
  • Imaging
  • MRI

Latest publications

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Shen X, van den Brink J, Bergan-Dahl A, Kolstad TR, Norden ES, Hou Y, Laasmaa M, Aguilar-Sanchez Y, Quick AP, Espe EKS, Sjaastad I, Wehrens XHT, Edwards AG, Soeller C, Louch WE (2022)
Prolonged β-adrenergic stimulation disperses ryanodine receptor clusters in cardiomyocytes and has implications for heart failure
Elife, 11
PubMed 35913125 DOI 10.7554/eLife.77725
Smith L, Skulberg V, Zhang L, Sjaastad I, Espe E (2022)
The effects of geometry on stiffness measurements in high-field magnetic resonance elastography: A study on rodent cardiac phantoms
J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 133, 105302
PubMed 35688038 DOI 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2022.105302
Udjus C, Sjaastad I, Hjørnholm U, Tunestveit TK, Hoffmann P, Hinojosa A, Espe EKS, Christensen G, Skjønsberg OH, Larsen KO, Rostrup M (2022)
Extreme altitude induces divergent mass reduction of right and left ventricle in mountain climbers
Physiol Rep, 10 (3), e15184
PubMed 35146955 DOI 10.14814/phy2.15184
Tønnessen TC, Melleby AO, Hauge-Iversen IM, Espe EKS, Ahmed MS, Ueland T, Haavardsholm EA, Atkinson SM, Melum E, Attramadal H, Sjaastad I, Vinge LE (2022)
Impact of delayed type hypersensitivity arthritis on development of heart failure by aortic constriction in mice
PLoS One, 17 (1), e0262821
PubMed 35077491 DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0262821
Harbo MB, Stokke MK, Sjaastad I, Espe EKS (2022)
One step closer to myocardial physiology: From PV loop analysis to state-of-the-art myocardial imaging
Acta Physiol (Oxf), 234 (2), e13759
PubMed 34978759 DOI 10.1111/apha.13759
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