K Gjesdal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Curative ablation for atrial fibrillation: a systematic review
    Knut Gjesdal
    Faculty Division Ulleval, Oslo University and Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 42:3-8. 2008
  2. pmc Cardiac auscultation training of medical students: a comparison of electronic sensor-based and acoustic stethoscopes
    Henning Høyte
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 5:14. 2005
  3. pmc Training auscultatory skills: computer simulated heart sounds or additional bedside training? A randomized trial on third-year medical students
    Øystein Sverdrup
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 10:3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-investigational antiarrhythmic drugs: long-term use and limitations
    Knut Gjesdal
    University of Oslo, Ulleval University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Oslo, Norway
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 8:345-55. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint [Amiodarone--still a useful antiarrhythmic drug]
    Knut Gjesdal
    Hjertemedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1532-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Digitalis: a dangerous drug in atrial fibrillation? An analysis of the SPORTIF III and V data
    K Gjesdal
    Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Heart 94:191-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Guidelines' criteria for rate control in atrial fibrillation: are they useful?
    Inger Ariansen
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 44:132-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term exercise training on symptoms and quality of life in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital and University of Oslo, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 116:86-92. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term exercise training in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation: effects on exercise capacity, AV conduction, and quality of life
    Finn Hegbom
    Heart and Lung Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:24-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Dual AV nodal pathways and conduction during atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Heart and Lung Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 37:199-204. 2003

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Curative ablation for atrial fibrillation: a systematic review
    Knut Gjesdal
    Faculty Division Ulleval, Oslo University and Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 42:3-8. 2008
    ..To perform a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  2. pmc Cardiac auscultation training of medical students: a comparison of electronic sensor-based and acoustic stethoscopes
    Henning Høyte
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 5:14. 2005
    ..To determine whether the use of an electronic, sensor based stethoscope affects the cardiac auscultation skills of undergraduate medical students...
  3. pmc Training auscultatory skills: computer simulated heart sounds or additional bedside training? A randomized trial on third-year medical students
    Øystein Sverdrup
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 10:3. 2010
    ..The present study compares the value of additional use of computer simulated heart sounds, to conventional bedside auscultation training, on the cardiac auscultation skills of 3rd year medical students at Oslo University Medical School...
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-investigational antiarrhythmic drugs: long-term use and limitations
    Knut Gjesdal
    University of Oslo, Ulleval University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Oslo, Norway
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 8:345-55. 2009
    ..Many patients, however, still prefer, or are merely offered drug treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Amiodarone--still a useful antiarrhythmic drug]
    Knut Gjesdal
    Hjertemedisinsk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1532-3. 2008
    ..Amiodarone may prove beneficial in the primary prevention of atrial fibrillation, to convert fibrillation, to prevent recurrency, and finally, to reduce a fast ventricular rate that does not respond to standard therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Digitalis: a dangerous drug in atrial fibrillation? An analysis of the SPORTIF III and V data
    K Gjesdal
    Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Heart 94:191-6. 2008
    ..This raises the suspicion that the inotropic benefits of digitalis may be counteracted by serious adverse effects. Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) were studied to clarify this...
  7. doi request reprint Guidelines' criteria for rate control in atrial fibrillation: are they useful?
    Inger Ariansen
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 44:132-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that AF patients fulfilling these criteria would have better quality of life (QoL) and exercise capacity compared to the ones not fulfilling the criteria...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term exercise training on symptoms and quality of life in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Department of Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital and University of Oslo, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 116:86-92. 2007
    ..A randomised study was conducted to determine if short-term exercise training in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) might improve symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term exercise training in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation: effects on exercise capacity, AV conduction, and quality of life
    Finn Hegbom
    Heart and Lung Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:24-9. 2006
    ..A randomized study was conducted to determine whether short-term exercise training in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) might improve exercise capacity and quality of life (QOL), and influence atrioventricular conduction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dual AV nodal pathways and conduction during atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Heart and Lung Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 37:199-204. 2003
    ..We induced AF in patients with dual AV nodal pathways before and after radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of AV nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) and examined the role of the two pathways in the transmission of impulses during AF...
  11. ncbi request reprint The activation of platelet function, coagulation, and fibrinolysis during radiofrequency catheter ablation in heparinized patients
    O G Anfinsen
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:503-12. 1999
    ..Catheter ablation may be complicated by clinical thromboembolism in about 1% of patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of ablation, digitalis, and beta-blocker on dual atrioventricular nodal pathways and conduction during atrial fibrillation
    Finn Hegbom
    Heart and Lung Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1141-6. 2004
    ..Using AF induced in patients with dual AV nodal pathways as a model, we tested the effect of additional treatment with digitalis (ouabain) and beta-blocker (esmolol)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reasons for terminating an exercise test provide independent prognostic information: 2014 apparently healthy men followed for 26 years
    Johan Bodegard
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Oslo, Akershus University Hospital, PO Box 75, NO 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Eur Heart J 26:1394-401. 2005
    ..We wanted to study whether reasons for terminating an exercise test might influence long-term mortality of healthy men, a previously unreported subject...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptom-limited exercise testing, ST depressions and long-term coronary heart disease mortality in apparently healthy middle-aged men
    Johan Bodegard
    The Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:320-7. 2004
    ..In the present prospective cohort study we investigate whether less marked ST depressions may influence CHD mortality, incidence of AMI, the need for a CABG or having a non-fatal stroke...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Anticoagulation therapy in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation]
    Cecilie Risøe
    Hjerte Lungesenteret, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:950-2. 2004
    ..The rationale for choosing a treatment strategy in conflict with recommended guidelines should appear in writing in the patient's file in any individual case...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of ximelagatran and warfarin on stroke subtypes in atrial fibrillation
    Jeanne S Teitelbaum
    Department of Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:160-5. 2008
    ..We assessed any differential effect of warfarin versus ximelagatran on the risk and outcome of cardioembolic and noncardioembolic stroke...
  17. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation: what can we do, what should we do, and what must we do?
    Knut Gjesdal
    Scand Cardiovasc J 39:324-6. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint [Anticoagulation therapy of atrial fibrillation]
    Knut Gjesdal
    Arytmisenteret Ullevål universitetssykehus 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:191-2. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Guidelines are usually the safer road
    Knut Gjesdal
    Cardiology 107:373. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise training in patients with heart failure: a pilot study on autonomic balance assessed by heart rate variability
    Alf Inge Larsen
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:162-7. 2004
    ..Exercise training is now regarded as an important part of the treatment of patients with CHF, but the effect on HRV and the association between this effect and the effect on neurohormones are not well assessed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation--not yet an outdated treatment
    Knut Gjesdal
    Scand Cardiovasc J 37:307-8. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint [Implantable loop recorders in evaluation of syncope]
    Cathrine Strøm Christiansen
    Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1657-9. 2007
    ..An implantable loop recorder (ILR) registers a one-channel ECG, and stores up to 16 arrhythmic episodes for a maximum of 14 months. It is used to evaluate undiagnosed recurrent arrhythmias, particularly in unexplained syncopes...