Anders Svensson


Affiliation: Department of Clinical Science, Division of Medical Imaging and Technology, Intervention and Technology at Karolinska Institutet
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Radiographer, CT-technologist. Medicine Licentiate, PhD-student


  1. Ripsweden J, Mir Akbari H, Brolin E, Brismar T, Nilsson T, Rasmussen E, et al. Is training essential for interpreting cardiac computed tomography?. Acta Radiol. 2009;50:194-200 pubmed publisher
    ..There was a learning-curve effect in PPV for the radiologists. The diagnostic accuracy of dedicated radiographers indicates that they might be considered to be included as part of the evaluation team. ..
  2. Svensson A, Ripsweden J, Rück A, Aspelin P, Cederlund K, Brismar B. Heart rate variability and heat sensation during CT coronary angiography: Low-osmolar versus iso-osmolar contrast media. Acta Radiol. 2010;51:722-6 pubmed publisher
    ..05). At clinically used concentrations the IOCM, iodixanol 320 mgI/ml, does not increase the heart rate during CTCA and causes less heart arrhythmia and less heat sensation than the LOCM, iomeprol 400 mgI/ml. ..
  3. Svensson A, Nouhad J, Cederlund K, Aspelin P, Nyman U, Bjork J, et al. Hepatic contrast medium enhancement at computed tomography and its correlation with various body size measures. Acta Radiol. 2012;53:601-6 pubmed publisher
    ..05) using iodixanol than iomeprol. To achieve a consistent hepatic enhancement, CM dose may simply be adjusted to body weight instead of using more complicated calculated parameters based on both weight and height. ..
  4. Krmar R, Sandberg J, Ghahramani L, Sikorska W, Dahmane N, Svensson A, et al. Autotransplantation for renovascular hypertension in children with solitary functioning kidney. J Hum Hypertens. 2013;27:340-2 pubmed publisher
  5. Fischer M, Leidner B, Kartalis N, Svensson A, Aspelin P, Albiin N, et al. Time-resolved computed tomography of the liver: retrospective, multi-phase image reconstruction derived from volumetric perfusion imaging. Eur Radiol. 2014;24:151-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Time-resolved CT demonstrates better image quality than raw data images. • Time-resolved CT improves detection of arterialised liver lesions in cirrhotic patients. ..
  6. Dalén M, Ivert T, Svensson A, Aladellie L, Liska J. Saphenous vein graft pseudoaneurysm mimicking cardiac myxoma. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014;15:574 pubmed publisher
  7. Dalén M, Svensson A, Aladellie L, Ivert T. Saphenous vein graft to reconstruct anomalous left coronary artery causing pulmonary artery obstruction after 38 years. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014;97:344 pubmed publisher
  8. Svensson A, Bjork J, Cederlund K, Aspelin P, Nyman U, Brismar T. Automatic individualized contrast medium dosage during hepatic computed tomography by using computed tomography dose index volume (CTDI(vol)). Eur Radiol. 2014;24:1959-63 pubmed publisher
    ..CTDI vol is related to liver CM enhancement in the parenchymal phase. • CTDI vol provides comparable information to body weight (BW). • CTDI vol may be used when automatically adjusting CM dose for patient size. ..
  9. Svensson A, Cederlund K, Aspelin P, Nyman U, Brismar T. The effect of arm positioning on timing and enhancement of intravenous contrast media at coronary computed tomography angiography. Acta Radiol. 2016;57:1049-55 pubmed publisher
    ..01). By placing the arms in a ventral, instead of superior position the frequency of too early imaging at CCTA can be reduced. ..

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