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Education

  • Doctor (MD) at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (2012)
  • Doctoral degree at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (2019)

Score

  • Post.doc. (50%) in rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet hospital
  • Doctor in specialization (50%) internal medicine/rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital

Field of interest

  • Inflammatory joint diseases
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Extra-articular manifestations in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ultrasound
  • Joint injections

Other

  • In the organizing committee for Green Congress

Email

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Telephone

visiting address

Diakonhjemmet hospital
Forstanderboligen
Reidar Kobros vei 8
0370 Oslo

Postal address

Diakohjemmet hospital
PO Box 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo

Projects

WP1 - Optimized medical interventions

ARCTIC

Remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled trial investigating the use of ultrasound in clinical follow-up

Project Manager:
Espen A. Haavardsholm
WP1 - Optimized medical interventions

ARCTIC FORWARD

10-year follow-up of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received structured treatment-to-target therapy in the early disease phase.

Project Manager:
Siri Lillegraven

Publications

Publications taken from the National Science Archive (NVA):

Performance of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease (RAID) score in relation to flares in disease activity

Karen Holten, Nina Paulshus Sundlisæter, Joseph Sexton, Lena Bugge Nordberg, Till Uhlig, Tore Kristian Aaserud Kvien


RMD Open

2024

Fatigue in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis undergoing treat-to-target therapy: predictors and response to treatment

Karen Holten, Nina Beate Paulshus Sundlisæter, Siri Lillegraven, Joseph Sexton, Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Ellen Moholt


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2021

Value of MRI and ultrasound for prediction of therapeutic response and erosive progression in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis managed by an aggressive treat-to-target strategy

Ulf Gunnar Sundin, Nina Beate Paulshus Sundlisæter, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Joseph Sexton, Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Hilde Berner Hammer


RMD Open

2021

Conventional versus ultrasound treat to target: No difference in magnetic resonance imaging inflammation or joint damage over 2 years in early rheumatoid arthritis

Ulf Gunnar Sundin, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Øivind Skare, Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Till Uhlig, Hilde Berner Hammer


Rheumatology

2020

Comparing the disease course of patients with seronegative and seropositive rheumatoid arthritis fulfilling the 2010 ACR/EULAR classification criteria in a treat-to-target setting: 2-year data from the ARCTIC trial

Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Siri Lillegraven, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Joseph Sexton, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Elisabeth Lie


RMD Open

2018

The impact of ultrasound on the use and efficacy of intraarticular glucocorticoid injections in early rheumatoid arthritis: Secondary analyzes from a randomized trial examining the benefit of ultrasound in a clinical tight control regimen

Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Siri Lillegraven, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Joseph Sexton, Elisabeth Lie, Hilde Berner Hammer


Arthritis & Rheumatology

2018

Patients with seronegative RA have more inflammatory activity compared with patients with seropositive RA in an inception cohort of DMARD-naïve patients classified according to the 2010 ACR/EULAR criteria

Lena Kristine Bugge Nordberg, Siri Lillegraven, Elisabeth Lie, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Hilde Berner Hammer


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2017

Ultrasound in the management of rheumatoid arthritis: ARCTIC randomized controlled strategy trial

Espen A. Haavardsholm, Anna-Birgitte Aga, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Siri Lillegraven, Hilde Berner Hammer, Till Uhlig


The BMJ

2016