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Ivar Sjaastad

Head of Department, Group Leader, Professor & Senior Consultant

Sjaastad group

Email: ivar.sjaastad@medisin.uio.no
Phone: +47 23016797

Education
– Veterinary medicine 1984
– MD 1991

Clinical specialities
– Cardiologi 2007
– Internal medicine 2007

Positions (selected)
– PhD student 1996-2001
– Resident 1991-1996 and 2001-2007
– Consultant 2007-present
– Professor of medicine UiO, 2010-present
– Head of department, OUS, 2017-present

Research area

  • Clinical research
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Fibrosis
  • Heart failure
  • Imaging
  • MRI
  • PET/MRI
  • Ultrasound

Latest publications

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Witczak BN, Schwartz T, Barth Z, Taraldsrud E, Lund MB, Aaløkken TM, Flatø B, Sjaastad I, Sanner H (2022)
Associations between cardiac and pulmonary involvement in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis-a cross-sectional study
Rheumatol Int
PubMed 34984516 DOI 10.1007/s00296-021-05071-3
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), e13759
PubMed 34978759 DOI 10.1111/apha.13759
Carlson CR, Aronsen JM, Bergan-Dahl A, Moutty MC, Lunde M, Lunde PK, Jarstadmarken H, Wanichawan P, Pereira L, Kolstad TRS, Dalhus B, Subramanian H, Hille S, Christensen G, Müller OJ, Nikolaev V, Bers DM, Sjaastad I, Shen X, Louch WE, Klussmann E, Sejersted OM (2021)
AKAP18δ Anchors and Regulates CaMKII Activity at Phospholamban-SERCA2 and RYR
Circ Res, 130 (1), 27-44
PubMed 34814703 DOI 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.317976
Blom KB, Åsberg A, Sjaastad I, Kalleberg KT, Søraas A, Midtvedt K, Birkeland JA (2021)
Kidney Transplant Recipient Behavior During the Early COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Survey Study in Norway
Kidney Med
PubMed 34805967 DOI 10.1016/j.xkme.2021.09.006
Witczak BN, Bollerslev J, Godang K, Schwartz T, Flatø B, Molberg Ø, Sjaastad I, Sanner H (2021)
Body composition in longstanding juvenile dermatomyositis; Associations with disease activity, muscle strength and cardiometabolic measures
Rheumatology (Oxford)
PubMed 34718443 DOI 10.1093/rheumatology/keab805
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