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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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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
Bendiksen BA, McGinley G, Sjaastad I, Zhang L, Espe EKS (2021)
A 4D continuous representation of myocardial velocity fields from tissue phase mapping magnetic resonance imaging
PLoS One, 16 (3), e0247826
PubMed 33647070 DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0247826
Frisk M, Le C, Shen X, Røe ÅT, Hou Y, Manfra O, Silva GJJ, van Hout I, Norden ES, Aronsen JM, Laasmaa M, Espe EKS, Zouein FA, Lambert RR, Dahl CP, Sjaastad I, Lunde IG, Coffey S, Cataliotti A, Gullestad L, Tønnessen T, Jones PP, Altara R, Louch WE (2021)
Etiology-Dependent Impairment of Diastolic Cardiomyocyte Calcium Homeostasis in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
J Am Coll Cardiol, 77 (4), 405-419
PubMed 33509397 DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.11.044
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