Kjetil Sunde

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint SOPs and the right hospitals to improve outcome after cardiac arrest
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Kirkeveien 166, 0407 Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 27:373-81. 2013
  2. pmc Decay in chest compression quality due to fatigue is rare during prolonged advanced life support in a manikin model
    Conrad A Bjørshol
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:46. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a standardised treatment protocol for post resuscitation care after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 73:29-39. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: where are we now?
    Kjetil Sunde
    Surgical ICU Ullevål, Department of Anaesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:247-53. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Determination of prognosis after cardiac arrest may be more difficult after introduction of therapeutic hypothermia
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Surgical Division, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 69:29-32. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental and clinical use of ongoing mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation during angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Crit Care Med 36:S405-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Outcome when adrenaline (epinephrine) was actually given vs. not given - post hoc analysis of a randomized clinical trial
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, PB 4956 Nydalen, N 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 83:327-32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Out-of hospital advanced life support with or without a physician: effects on quality of CPR and outcome
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:1248-52. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Acute ischemic heart disease alters ventricular fibrillation waveform characteristics in out-of hospital cardiac arrest
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:412-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Intravenous drug administration during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized trial
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    JAMA 302:2222-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint SOPs and the right hospitals to improve outcome after cardiac arrest
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Kirkeveien 166, 0407 Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 27:373-81. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Decay in chest compression quality due to fatigue is rare during prolonged advanced life support in a manikin model
    Conrad A Bjørshol
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:46. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to measure chest compression decay during simulated advanced life support (ALS) in a cardiac arrest manikin model...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a standardised treatment protocol for post resuscitation care after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 73:29-39. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: where are we now?
    Kjetil Sunde
    Surgical ICU Ullevål, Department of Anaesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:247-53. 2011
    ..Therapeutic hypothermia is widely recommended after cardiac arrest. In this review, we present publications reflecting the current discussion and opinions related to use of therapeutic hypothermia in comatose adult cardiac arrest survivors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Determination of prognosis after cardiac arrest may be more difficult after introduction of therapeutic hypothermia
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Surgical Division, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 69:29-32. 2006
    ..The previously reported 100% prognosis of a poor neurological outcome in the presence of seizures 72 h post arrest may need to be re-examined after introduction of therapeutic hypothermia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental and clinical use of ongoing mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation during angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention
    Kjetil Sunde
    Department of Anesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Crit Care Med 36:S405-8. 2008
    ..Coronary heart disease is the most frequent cause of cardiac arrest. Return of spontaneous circulation is often not achieved during resuscitation due to the inability to restore coronary blood flow...
  7. doi request reprint Outcome when adrenaline (epinephrine) was actually given vs. not given - post hoc analysis of a randomized clinical trial
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, PB 4956 Nydalen, N 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 83:327-32. 2012
    ..The present post hoc analysis on the RCT data compares outcomes for patients actually receiving adrenaline to those not receiving adrenaline...
  8. doi request reprint Out-of hospital advanced life support with or without a physician: effects on quality of CPR and outcome
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:1248-52. 2009
    ..The presence of physicians is believed to facilitate optimal management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but has not been sufficiently documented...
  9. doi request reprint Acute ischemic heart disease alters ventricular fibrillation waveform characteristics in out-of hospital cardiac arrest
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:412-7. 2009
    ..We wanted to confirm these recent animal data in humans and explore the possibility for such characteristics to identify acute ischemia during cardiac arrest...
  10. doi request reprint Intravenous drug administration during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized trial
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    JAMA 302:2222-9. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Is CPR quality improving? A retrospective study of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 75:260-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed by a physician-manned ambulance, and assess whether it changed with time influenced by developing scientific evidence and guideline changes...
  12. doi request reprint Improving outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by strengthening weak links of the local Chain of Survival; quality of advanced life support and post-resuscitation care
    Inger Lund-Kordahl
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 81:422-6. 2010
    ..We wanted to assess if targeted attempts to strengthen the weak links of our local chain; quality of advanced life support (ALS) and post-resuscitation care, would improve outcome...
  13. doi request reprint Prearrest administration of low-molecular-weight heparin in porcine cardiac arrest: hemodynamic effects and resuscitability
    Morten Pytte
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Department of Anesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Crit Care Med 36:881-6. 2008
    ..We studied the hemodynamic effects of prearrest anticoagulation with a low-molecular-weight heparin suitable for clinical use during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arterial blood gases during basic life support of human cardiac arrest victims
    Morten Pytte
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Kirkeveien 166, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 77:35-8. 2008
    ..Ventilation with tidal volumes sufficient to raise the victim's chest is an integral part of guidelines for lay-rescuer basic life support, but optimal tidal volume, frequency and ratio to chest compressions are not known...
  15. doi request reprint Mechanical chest compressions with trapezoidal waveform improve haemodynamics during cardiac arrest
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 82:213-8. 2011
    ..We studied the haemodynamic differences of such waveforms in a porcine model of cardiac arrest...
  16. doi request reprint Discriminating the effect of accelerated compression from accelerated decompression during high-impulse CPR in a porcine model of cardiac arrest
    Øystein Tømte
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Centre for Heart Failure Research, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 81:488-92. 2010
    ..The present animal study compares haemodynamics during two different hybrid compression patterns to a standard compression pattern resembling that of modern mechanical chest compression devices...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of implementation of new resuscitation guidelines on quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research and Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:407-11. 2009
    ..We have evaluated if quality of CPR performed by the Oslo Emergency Medical System (EMS) improved after implementation of the modified 2005 CPR Guidelines, and if any such improvement would result in increased survival...
  18. doi request reprint Progressing from initial non-shockable rhythms to a shockable rhythm is associated with improved outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:24-9. 2009
    ..We wanted to confirm this observation in our prospectively collected database, and assess whether differences in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality could help to explain any such difference in outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint A failed attempt to improve quality of out-of-hospital CPR through performance evaluation
    Theresa Mariero Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:427-33. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that providing CPR performance evaluation (CPR-PE) to three ambulance services would facilitate local education and implementation of CPR guidelines and, consequently, improve CPR quality...
  20. doi request reprint Advanced life support performance with manual and mechanical chest compressions in a randomized, multicentre manikin study
    Oystein Tomte
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Surgical Division, University of Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:1152-7. 2009
    ..Study site variability in these factors coupled to randomization of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) method was studied during simulated cardiac arrest prior to a multicentre clinical trial...
  21. doi request reprint Strong and weak aspects of an established post-resuscitation treatment protocol-A five-year observational study
    Oystein Tømte
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 82:1186-93. 2011
    ..We now evaluate protocol adherence and survival rates after five years with this established SOP...
  22. doi request reprint A comparison of intravascular and surface cooling techniques in comatose cardiac arrest survivors
    Øystein Tømte
    Department of Anesthesiology, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Crit Care Med 39:443-9. 2011
    ..We compared modern core (Coolgard) and surface (Arctic Sun) cooling devices with a zero hypothesis of equal cooling, complications, and neurologic outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Haemodynamic effects of adrenaline (epinephrine) depend on chest compression quality during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    Morten Pytte
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 71:369-78. 2006
    ..We have studied the haemodynamic effects of adrenaline during CPR with good laboratory quality and with quality simulating clinical findings and the feasibility of monitoring these effects through VF waveform analysis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of hands-off time during CPR with manual and semi-automatic defibrillation in a manikin model
    Morten Pytte
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 73:131-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that interruptions would be shorter when the defibrillator was operated in manual mode by trained and certified ambulance personnel...
  25. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory impedance threshold valve during CPR
    Audun Langhelle
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 52:39-48. 2002
    ..The valve is a promising new tool in CPR, but more independent studies of the device are needed...
  26. doi request reprint Towards cardiopulmonary resuscitation without vasoactive drugs
    Kjetil Sunde
    aUniversity of Oslo bDepartment of Anaesthesiology, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care cDepartment of Research and Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Opin Crit Care 20:234-41. 2014
    ..In this review, we try to discuss our current view on why advanced life support (ALS) today can be performed without the use of drugs, and instead gain all focus on improving the tasks we know improve survival: CPR and defibrillation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Continuous mechanical chest compressions during cardiac arrest to facilitate restoration of coronary circulation with percutaneous coronary intervention
    Haakon Kiil Grogaard
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1093-4. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting survival with good neurologic recovery at hospital admission after successful resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: the OHCA score
    Kjetil Sunde
    Eur Heart J 28:773; author reply 773-4. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of interrupting precordial compressions on the calculated probability of defibrillation success during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Trygve Eftestøl
    Stavanger University College, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stavanger, Norway
    Circulation 105:2270-3. 2002
    ..We analyzed whether similar hands-off intervals in humans with ventricular fibrillation causes changes in the ECG predicting a lower probability of ROSC...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest saves more lives!]
    Kjetil Sunde
    Anestesiavdelingen, Kirurgisk divisjon, Ullevål universitetssykehus 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:925-6. 2004
    ..In this paper the issue is discussed and the therapy recommended...
  31. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of hospital cardiac arrest: how to secure worldwide implementation
    Eldar Søreide
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 21:209-15. 2008
    ..Our review focuses on how generic knowledge on implementation may help speed up the transfer of therapeutic hypothermia into daily practice...
  32. ncbi request reprint [New guidelines for basic and advanced resuscitation of adults and children]
    Kristian Lexow
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:282-4. 2002
    ..Intubation of children is only recommended when performed by experienced personnel. The use of drugs is less recommended than previously; albumin is not recommended for the newly born...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on predictors of ventricular fibrillation defibrillation success during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Trygve Eftestøl
    Stavanger University College, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, PO Box 8002, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Circulation 110:10-5. 2004
    ..To examine whether CPR improves myocardial readiness for defibrillation, we analyzed whether CPR causes changes in predictors of defibrillation success calculated from the ventricular fibrillation waveform...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predicting outcome after cardiac arrest: two caveats
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Resuscitation 66:108-9; author reply 109-10. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Reconfirmation algorithms should be the standard of care in automated external defibrillators
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Resuscitation 70:474-5; author reply 475. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Why Norwegian 2005 guidelines differs slightly from the ERC guidelines
    Kristian Lexow
    Division of Acute Care Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Resuscitation 72:490-2. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic hypothermia--pharmacology and pathophysiology]
    Trine Funder Pedersen
    Det medisinske fakultet, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Medpost 159, Olav Kyrres gate 3, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:163-6. 2007
    ..This review focuses mainly on physiological and pharmacological aspects of therapeutic hypothermia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prediction of countershock success using single features from multiple ventricular fibrillation frequency bands and feature combinations using neural networks
    Andreas Neurauter
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:253-63. 2007
    ..This may indicate that various simple VF features, such as median slope already reach the maximum prediction power extractable from VF ECG...
  39. ncbi request reprint Shock outcome is related to prior rhythm and duration of ventricular fibrillation
    Joar Eilevstjønn
    Laerdal Medical AS, P O Box 377, N 4002 Stavanger, Norway
    Resuscitation 75:60-7. 2007
    ..We also analysed how these factors relate to the VF analysis feature median slope...
  40. doi request reprint Quality of chest compressions during 10min of single-rescuer basic life support with different compression: ventilation ratios in a manikin model
    Conrad Arnfinn Bjørshol
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Division of Acute Care Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Resuscitation 77:95-100. 2008
    ..As fatigue may reduce BLS performance over time we wanted to examine the quality of chest compressions in a single-rescuer scenario during prolonged BLS with different compression:ventilation ratios (C:V ratios)...