S Agewall

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The new definition of myocardial infarction--can we use it?
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Cardiol 28:77-80. 2005
  2. doi request reprint "Troponin elevation in coronary ischemia and necrosis"
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, and Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 16:396. 2014
  3. pmc 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose predicts cardiovascular events in patients with myocardial infarction without known diabetes mellitus
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:93. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries and myocarditis compared with myocardial infarction with coronary artery stenosis
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo University, Norway
    Angiology 63:500-3. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound and radiology surrogate endpoints in pharmacological studies
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål and Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 224:12-24. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Physical exertion may cause high troponin levels
    Stefan Agewall
    Hjerteklinikken, Oslo universitetssykehus
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:2226. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Troponin elevation in coronary vs. non-coronary disease
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Heart J 32:404-11. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Oral antiplatelet agents in ACS: from pharmacology to clinical differences
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Oslo University, 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 25:564-71. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between AMPD1 gene polymorphism and coagulation factors in patients with coronary heart disease
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 35:440-4. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and insulin resistance in patients with coronary heart disease
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Coron Artery Dis 19:289-92. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint The new definition of myocardial infarction--can we use it?
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Cardiol 28:77-80. 2005
    ..A joint committee of the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology (ESC/ACC) recently redefined myocardial infarction...
  2. doi request reprint "Troponin elevation in coronary ischemia and necrosis"
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, and Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 16:396. 2014
    ..This kind of troponin leakage may originate from a cytosolic compartment of the cells and not from the necrosis of thin filaments. ..
  3. pmc 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose predicts cardiovascular events in patients with myocardial infarction without known diabetes mellitus
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:93. 2012
    ..This study aimed to analyze the predictive value of an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in patients with acute myocardial infarction without known diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries and myocarditis compared with myocardial infarction with coronary artery stenosis
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo University, Norway
    Angiology 63:500-3. 2012
    ..There is a need for larger studies of MINCA, including investigation with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, to establish prevalence and pathological process in this important subgroup of MI...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound and radiology surrogate endpoints in pharmacological studies
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål and Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 224:12-24. 2012
    ..There is also some confusion about the strengths of imaging endpoints. The aim of the present paper is to review ultrasound and radiology imaging techniques as surrogate endpoints in pharmacological trials...
  6. doi request reprint Physical exertion may cause high troponin levels
    Stefan Agewall
    Hjerteklinikken, Oslo universitetssykehus
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:2226. 2011
    ..Recent studies have shown that more normal physical activity can also lead to increase in troponin levels in healthy individuals...
  7. doi request reprint Troponin elevation in coronary vs. non-coronary disease
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Heart J 32:404-11. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to review data from studies of non-ACS patients with acutely elevated troponin who in clinical practice may be difficult to discriminate from ACS patients...
  8. doi request reprint Oral antiplatelet agents in ACS: from pharmacology to clinical differences
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Oslo University, 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 25:564-71. 2011
    ..The present review aims to discuss the present knowledge about the safety and efficacy of oral antiplatelet treatment of patients with ACS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between AMPD1 gene polymorphism and coagulation factors in patients with coronary heart disease
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 35:440-4. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and insulin resistance in patients with coronary heart disease
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Coron Artery Dis 19:289-92. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a relationship between poor quality of life and insulin resistance in patients with myocardial infarction without known diabetes mellitus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of troponin levels below the diagnostic cut-off level for acute myocardial infarction in predicting prognosis in unselected patients admitted to the coronary care unit
    Stefan Agewall
    Division of Cardiology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:1357-9. 2007
    ..We also observed that the underlying cause of the troponin increase appears to be less important for outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Some aspects of preventing coronary heart disease
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Angiology 63:17-23. 2012
    ..Optimal target levels for serum cholesterol and blood pressure are not yet clear. Future risk CHD reduction will mainly be achieved by improved primary prevention...
  13. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries is common and associated with normal findings on cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: results from the Stockholm Myocardial Infarction with Normal Coronaries study
    O Collste
    Department of Cardiology, Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 273:189-96. 2013
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has the potential to clarify the underlying pathology in patients with MINCA. The objective of this study was to investigate the diagnostic value of CMR imaging in this group of patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and hemostatic factors in clinically healthy 58-year-old men
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 84:571-5. 2000
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  15. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction with angiographically normal coronary arteries
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo University, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 219:10-4. 2011
    ..In the future, atherosclerotic burden, hemostatic function, characterization of stressors and inflammation will be important targets for research in this group of patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria in patients with previous myocardial infarction
    L Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 69:178-83. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates in treated hypertensive men with additional risk factors are high but can be reduced: a randomized intervention study
    B Fagerberg
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 11:14-22. 1998
    ..The results indicate, however, that the gloomy prognosis may be improved by a dedicated risk factor intervention program...
  18. ncbi request reprint Glucose intolerance is associated with C-reactive protein and intima-media anatomy of the common carotid artery in patients with coronary heart disease
    L Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabet Med 22:1212-7. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Negative feelings (discontent) predict progress of intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery in treated hypertensive men at high cardiovascular risk
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 9:545-50. 1996
    ..This finding suggests that the experience of well-being may influence the atherosclerotic process...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae but not cytomegalovirus antibodies are associated with future risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease: a prospective study in middle-aged to elderly men with treated hypertension
    B Fagerberg
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke 30:299-305. 1999
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether elevated titers of antibodies to these pathogens are predictive of not only coronary but also cerebrovascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Should we do an oral glucose tolerance test in hypertensive men with normal fasting blood-glucose?
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hum Hypertens 15:71-4. 2001
    ..In this type of hypertensive patient with normal fasting glucose, an oral glucose tolerance test may help to identify subjects at high cardiovascular risk. Journal of Human Hypertension (2001) 15, 71-74..
  22. ncbi request reprint Does microalbuminuria predict cardiovascular events in nondiabetic men with treated hypertension? Risk Factor Intervention Study Group
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 8:337-42. 1995
    ..However, macroalbuminuria was associated with future major cardiovascular events in this group of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and haemostatic factors in men at high and low cardiovascular risk. The Risk Factor Intervention Study Group
    S Agewall
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Intern Med 246:489-95. 1999
    ..To investigate the relationship between variables of the coagulation and fibrinolysis system and insulin sensitivity in non-diabetic men at high and low risk of cardiovascular disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Independent relationship between microalbuminuria and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 activity (PAI-1) activity in clinically healthy 58-year-old men
    S Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, S 141 86, Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 157:197-202. 2001
    ..This relationship may contribute to the previously reported increased cardiovascular morbidity in subjects with microalbuminuria...
  25. doi request reprint Patients' self-estimated likelihood of taking a statin as prescribed after different types of prognostic information
    F Roshan
    Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Oslo University, Trondheimsveien 235, 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Atherosclerosis 212:586-8. 2010
    ..Statins are frequently used in cardiovascular prevention, however medication adherence is suboptimal...
  26. ncbi request reprint The course of D-dimer, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    S Ghanavatian
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Lab 57:771-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the dynamic course of D-dimer, hs-CRP, and pro-BNP in patients with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reduced quality of life after myocardial infarction in women compared with men
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Cardiol 27:271-4. 2004
    ..Psychosocial factors have been suggested as risk factors for atherosclerotic disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) was an independent predictor for major coronary events in treated hypertensive men
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Cardiol 25:287-90. 2002
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate lipoprotein(a) as a predictor of major coronary events (fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction and sudden death)...
  29. doi request reprint Circulating levels of autoantibodies to oxidized low-density lipoprotein and C-reactive protein levels correlate with endothelial function in resistance arteries in men with coronary heart disease
    Milita Crisby
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Clinical and Experimental Geriatrics, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Heart Vessels 24:90-5. 2009
    ..4 and P = 0.04). In conclusion, a clear correlation exists between flow-mediated dilatation in subcutaneous resistance arteries and plasma levels of MDA-LDL IgG autoantibody and CRP in male patients with coronary heart disease...
  30. doi request reprint Evaluation of endothelial function using finger plethysmography
    A K Faizi
    Department of Medicine, Aker University Hospital and Oslo University, Oslo 0514, Norway
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:372-5. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to establish the optimum duration of blood flow occlusion to obtain maximal response and to compare the response after lower-arm and upper-arm occlusion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Oral snuff impairs endothelial function in healthy snuff users
    M Rohani
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 255:379-83. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether oral moist snuff induces acute endothelial dysfunction. Previous studies have shown that endothelial dysfunction predicts cardiovascular morbidity...
  32. doi request reprint Intima-media thickness of common carotid and brachial arteries and prothrombin fragment 1 + 2 are associated with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with myocardial infarction
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Echocardiography 27:651-8. 2010
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  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of point-of-care test systems using the new definition of myocardial infarction
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Biochem 36:27-30. 2003
    ..A second aim was to evaluate the clinical utility of troponin I...
  34. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion and insulin metabolism in clinically healthy 58-year-old men
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Metabolism 51:750-3. 2002
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Effect of Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on one-year mortality and frequency of repeat acute myocardial infarction in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Christos Milonas
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Cardiol 105:1229-34. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Should oral glucose tolerance test be a routine examination after a myocardial infarction?
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 97:21-4. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of DM and IGT in patients discharged from the CCU without known DM after a myocardial infarction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Acute dilatation to phytoestrogens and estrogen receptor subtypes expression in small arteries from women with coronary heart disease
    Maria Natalia Cruz
    Karolinska Institutet, Institution for Clinical Science Intervention and Technology CLINTEC, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge Campus, 14186 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 196:49-58. 2008
    ..05). We suggest that diet supplementation by phytoestrogens may provide cardiovascular benefit for postmenopausal women with CHD. The selective targeting of one of the ER subtype may have implications for women's cardiovascular health...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intima-media complex of both the brachial artery and the common carotid artery are associated with left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with previous myocardial infarction
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 23:119-25. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between intima-media complex of the brachial artery to FMD, intima-media complex of the common carotid artery and cardiac hypertrophy in patients with coronary heart disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disturbed glucose metabolism is associated with left ventricular dysfunction using tissue Doppler imaging in patients with myocardial infarction
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 27:60-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between glucose abnormalities and left ventricular (LV) function assessed by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in patients with previous history of myocardial infarction and without known diabetes mellitus...
  40. doi request reprint Impact of physical activity and body composition on heart function and morphology in middle-aged, abdominally obese women
    Michael Eriksson
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 30:354-9. 2010
    ..A reduction in WC by frequent, low-intensity exercise in abdominally obese women is associated with decrease in blood pressure and improved longitudinal RV systolic function...
  41. doi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinases in atherothrombosis
    Magnus Bäck
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:410-28. 2010
    ..Finally, experimental studies of hyperlipemic mice and vascular injury have suggested some of the MMPs function as modulators of atherogenesis, vascular remodeling, and plaque rupture...
  42. doi request reprint Prothrombin fragment 1 + 2 is associated with intima media thickness of the carotid artery in patients with myocardial infarction
    Loghman Henareh
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Thromb Res 124:526-30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the presence of atherosclerotic lesions and coagulation and fibrinolysis factors and high sensitivity CRP (hs-CRP) in patients with myocardial infarction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Acute responses to phytoestrogens in small arteries from men with coronary heart disease
    Maria Natalia Cruz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institutional for Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge Campus, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H1969-75. 2006
    ..The contribution of NO to dilatory responses by these compounds is pertinent to arteries from control males, whereas other NO-independent dilatory mechanism(s) are involved in arteries from CHD...
  44. ncbi request reprint Morphological changes rather than flow-mediated dilatation in the brachial artery are better indicators of the extent and severity of coronary artery disease
    Morteza Rohani
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 23:1397-402. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function in conduit and resistance arteries in men with coronary disease
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge Campus, Karolinska Institute, 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 184:130-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, a significant and independent relationship between endothelial function by means of flow-mediated dilatation in large conduit arteries and resistance arteries was observed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and intima-media thickness of the carotid artery in clinically healthy men
    Stefan Agewall
    Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, S 141 86, Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 164:161-6. 2002
    ..We suggest that microalbuminuria in healthy subjects is not primarily associated with atherosclerosis but rather to blood pressure and abdominal obesity...
  47. ncbi request reprint The impact of renal dysfunction on outcomes in the ExTRACT-TIMI 25 trial
    Keith A A Fox
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2249-55. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Interrelation between the extent of atherosclerosis in the thoracic aorta, carotid intima-media thickness and the extent of coronary artery disease
    Morteza Rohani
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 179:311-6. 2005
    ..These findings indicate a potential of B-mode ultrasonography of the carotid arteries and transesophageal echocardiographic aortic examination in the diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of patients with suspected CAD...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries in women. MINCA--a specific type of myocardial infarction]
    Mika Skeppholm
    Medicinska kliniken, Danderyds sjukhus
    Lakartidningen 104:2586-8. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint [Five different types of myocardial infarction defined by new guidelines]
    Stefan Agewall
    Aker universitetssykehus och medicinska fakulteten, Oslo Universitet
    Lakartidningen 105:1192-3. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Snus is not harmless!
    Stefan Agewall
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:819. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint How should we evaluate an open artery in STEMI patients?
    Stefan Agewall
    Eur Heart J 26:634-6. 2005