Dr. Christina Ellervik

Department of Clinical Medicine

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Associate Professor



2012 Chief Physician, Næstved University Hospital

2010 Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

2009 Consultant physician, Næstved University Hospital

Publication (Selected)

  1. Ellervik C, Mandrup-Poulsen T, Nordestgaard BG, et al.; Prevalence of hereditary hemochromatosis among patients with late-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus. Lancet, 2001; 358: 1405-1409
  2. Ellervik C, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Grande P, Appleyard M, Nordestgaard BG. Hereditary Hemochromatosis and Risk of Ischaemic Heart Disease. A Prospective Study and a Case-control Study. Circulation; 2005; 112: 185-193
  3. C. Ellervik, A. Tybjærg-Hansen, M. Appleyard, H. Sillesen, G. Boysen, B.G. Nordestgaard. Hereditary Hemochromatosis genotypes and Risk of Stroke. Neurology; 2007;68:1025-1031
  4. Christina Ellervik, Henrik Birgens, Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Børge G. Nordestgaard. “Hemochromatosis genotypes and risk of 31 disease endpoints Meta-analyses including 66,000 cases and 226,000 controls.” Hepatology 2007; 46:1071-1080
  5. Christina Ellervik, Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Merete Appleyard, Hans Ibsen, Børge Nordestgaard “Hemochromatosis genotypes, iron overload, hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy”; J Int Med 2010; 268: 252-264
  6. Ellervik C, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Nordestgaard BG. Risk of cancer according to iron overload and hemochromatosis genotypes. Journal of Internal Medicine, 2011
  7. Ellervik C, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Nordestgaard BG. Total mortality by transferrin saturation levels: two population studies and a meta-analysis. Clinical Chemistry 2011; 57(3):459-466
  8. Ellervik C, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Mandrup-Poulsen T, Birgens H, Ullits Andersen H, Nordestgaard BG. Risk of diabetes mellitus according to iron overload and hemochromatosis genotypes in three Danish cohorts. Diabetes Care 2011; 34:2256-8
  9. Ellervik C, Ullits Andersen H, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Birgens H, Nordestgaard BG, Mandrup-Poulsen T. Total mortality by elevated transferrin saturation in patients with diabetes. Accepted Diabetes Care FEB2013, inpress
  10. Ellervik C, Mandrup-Poulsen T, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Nordestgaard BG. “Iron overload, hemochromatosis genotypes, and total mortality in individuals with diabetes – two general population studies”. Accepted OCT 2013

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