Johan Herlitz

Summary

Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants for an impaired quality of life 10 years after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, S 413 45 Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 98:447-52. 2005
  2. pmc Characteristics and outcome among patients having out of hospital cardiac arrest at home compared with elsewhere
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 88:579-82. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest of non-cardiac aetiology
    Johan Engdahl
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 57:33-41. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Important factors for the 10-year mortality rate in patients with acute chest pain or other symptoms consistent with acute myocardial infarction with particular emphasis on the influence of age
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 142:624-32. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation Great. Stig Holmberg--a visionary giant in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Division of Cardiology, 413 45 Goteborg, SE, Sweden
    Resuscitation 68:5-7. 2006
  6. pmc Ten year mortality in subsets of patients with an acute coronary syndrome
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 86:391-6. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering in-hospital cardiac arrest in monitored and non-monitored areas
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 48:125-35. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint [Inadequate data on drugs in cardiac arrest. Extensive, randomized trials are necessary--vasopressin a possible alternative]
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset Sahlgrenska, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 102:3777-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cause of death during 13 years after coronary artery bypass grafting with emphasis on cardiac death
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 38:283-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Post resuscitation care: what are the therapeutic alternatives and what do we know?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 69:15-22. 2006

Detail Information

Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants for an impaired quality of life 10 years after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, S 413 45 Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 98:447-52. 2005
    ..To identify determinants of an inferior quality of life (QoL) 10 years after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  2. pmc Characteristics and outcome among patients having out of hospital cardiac arrest at home compared with elsewhere
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 88:579-82. 2002
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome of patients who have a cardiac arrest at home compared with elsewhere out of hospital...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest of non-cardiac aetiology
    Johan Engdahl
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 57:33-41. 2003
    ..To describe the epidemiology for out of hospital cardiac arrest of a non-cardiac aetiology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Important factors for the 10-year mortality rate in patients with acute chest pain or other symptoms consistent with acute myocardial infarction with particular emphasis on the influence of age
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 142:624-32. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation Great. Stig Holmberg--a visionary giant in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Division of Cardiology, 413 45 Goteborg, SE, Sweden
    Resuscitation 68:5-7. 2006
  6. pmc Ten year mortality in subsets of patients with an acute coronary syndrome
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 86:391-6. 2001
    ..To describe the mortality during the subsequent 10 years for subsets of patients hospitalised for suspected acute coronary syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering in-hospital cardiac arrest in monitored and non-monitored areas
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 48:125-35. 2001
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome among patients suffering in-hospital cardiac arrest in relation to whether the arrest took place in a ward with monitoring facilities...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Inadequate data on drugs in cardiac arrest. Extensive, randomized trials are necessary--vasopressin a possible alternative]
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset Sahlgrenska, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 102:3777-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cause of death during 13 years after coronary artery bypass grafting with emphasis on cardiac death
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 38:283-6. 2004
    ..To describe the cause of death in the long term after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with particular emphasis on cardiac death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Post resuscitation care: what are the therapeutic alternatives and what do we know?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 69:15-22. 2006
    ..On pathophysiological grounds, an early coronary angiogram is a reasonable alternative. Further randomised clinical trials of other post resuscitation therapies are essential...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is there a difference between women and men in characteristics and outcome after in hospital cardiac arrest?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 49:15-23. 2001
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from an in-hospital cardiac arrest in women and men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Major differences in 1-month survival between hospitals in Sweden among initial survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 70:404-9. 2006
    ..To explore the rate of survival to hospital discharge among patients who were brought to hospital alive after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in different hospitals in Sweden...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Warfarin and ASA combination is impressive. Drugs with old tradition reduce reinfarction and stroke after coronary syndrome]
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset Sahlgrenska, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 103:2208-9. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint [Ischemic heart disease. Coronary surgery often effective also in diabetes]
    J Herlitz
    Kardiologdivisionen, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 98:4830-2. 2001
    ..When diabetes and multivessel disease coexist, CABG offers advantages as compared with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of bystander CPR: intervention by lay people and by health care professionals
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 66:291-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this survey was to evaluate the impact on survival of no bystander CPR, lay bystander CPR and professional bystander CPR...
  16. pmc Factors associated with survival to hospital discharge among patients hospitalised alive after out of hospital cardiac arrest: change in outcome over 20 years in the community of Göteborg, Sweden
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 89:25-30. 2003
    ..To describe the change in survival and factors associated with survival during a 20 year period among patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest and being hospitalised alive...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diurnal, weekly and seasonal rhythm of out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 54:133-8. 2002
    ..To describe the diurnal, weekly and seasonal rhythm among patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting a life-threatening disease and death among ambulance-transported patients with chest pain or other symptoms raising suspicion of an acute coronary syndrome
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 20:588-94. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognosis after acute myocardial infarction continues to improve in the reperfusion era in the community of Göteborg
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 144:89-94. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Can we define patients with no chance of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Göteborg Sweden
    Heart 90:1114-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether subgroups of patients with no chance of survival can be defined among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from in hospital cardiac arrest in relation to whether the arrest took place during office hours
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, SE, Sweden
    Resuscitation 53:127-33. 2002
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from in hospital cardiac arrest in relation to whether the arrest took place during office hours...
  22. ncbi request reprint Early identification of patients with an acute coronary syndrome as assessed by dispatchers and the ambulance crew
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 20:196-201. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Very high survival among patients defibrillated at an early stage after in-hospital ventricular fibrillation on wards with and without monitoring facilities
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 66:159-66. 2005
    ..We report the outcome among patients who suffered an in-hospital cardiac arrest and were found in ventricular fibrillation (VF) with the emphasis on the delay to defibrillation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from in hospital cardiac arrest in relation to the interval between collapse and start of CPR
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 53:21-7. 2002
    ..To describe survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest in relation to the interval between collapse and start of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and long-term outcome of patients with acute chest pain or other symptoms raising suspicion of acute myocardial infarction in relation to whether they were hospitalized or directly discharged from the emergency department
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 13:37-43. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A description of the characteristics and outcome of patients hospitalized for acute chest pain in relation to whether they were admitted to the coronary care unit or not in the thrombolytic era
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 82:279-87. 2002
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome of patients hospitalized for acute chest pain in relation to whether they were admitted to the coronary care unit (CCU) or not...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and risk indicators of death during a period of 10 years for women admitted to the emergency department with a suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 82:259-68. 2002
    ..Particular interest was paid to women of <or =75 years of age surviving 1 month after admission, who were judged to have suffered a possible or confirmed acute ischemic event with signs of either minor or no myocardial damage...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Dramatic reduction of myocardial infarction mortality. A retrospect of the past century]
    J Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 97:3369-72. 2000
    ..This has resulted in a marked reduction of mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between interval between call for ambulance and return of spontaneous circulation and survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    J Herlitz
    Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 71:40-6. 2006
    ..To describe the association between the interval between the call for ambulance and return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  30. ncbi request reprint [National quality registry for in-hospital cardiac arrest now started]
    Hohan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 104:3361-4. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Rate of admission and long-term prognosis among patients with acute chest pain in the 1990s compared with the 1980s
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cardiology 104:51-6. 2005
    ..88 (95% CI 0.79-0.97). There was a significant interaction between time period and the severity of the final diagnosis (p=0.02), indicating a greater reduction in mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Long-term prognosis in myocardial infarction worse than expected. A study of a hospital-treated population of infarction patients gives new perspectives]
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Sahlgrenska
    Lakartidningen 105:1289-94. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with an increased chance of survival among patients suffering from an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a national perspective in Sweden
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 149:61-6. 2005
    ..To describe factors associated with an increased chance of survival among patients suffering from an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in demographic factors and mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 16:51-7. 2005
    ..To describe changes between 1992 and 2003 in age, sex, factors at resuscitation and survival among patients suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome in acute myocardial infarction in a community in relation to gender
    Johan Herlitz
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 135:315-22. 2009
    ..To describe treatment and outcome in all patients in a community with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in relation to gender...
  36. doi request reprint The value of biochemical markers for risk stratification prior to hospital admission in acute chest pain
    J Herlitz
    Inst of Internal Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acute Card Care 10:197-204. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Decrease in the occurrence of ventricular fibrillation as the initially observed arrhythmia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during 11 years in Sweden
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 60:283-90. 2004
    ..To describe the change in the occurrence of ventricular fibrillation as initially observed arrhythmia among patients suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors of death during 10 years after coronary artery bypass grafting with particular emphasis on age
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 15:163-70. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass grafting--what do we know?
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 38:69-74. 2004
    ..There are some data indicating the benefit of behaviour modification. There is room for improvement and more knowledge when it comes to secondary prevention after CABG...
  40. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among children suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg SE 41345, Sweden
    Resuscitation 64:37-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate the characteristics, outcome and prognostic factors among children suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is female sex associated with increased survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 60:197-203. 2004
    ..To evaluate survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in relation to sex...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of fixed low-dose warfarin added to aspirin in the long term after acute myocardial infarction; the LoWASA Study
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 25:232-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether long-term treatment with a fixed low dose of warfarin in combination with aspirin improves the prognosis compared with aspirin treatment alone after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of cardiac arrest and resuscitation by age group: an analysis from the Swedish Cardiac Arrest Registry
    Johan Herlitz
    Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research, Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1025-31. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) by age group...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prehospital evaluation and treatment of a presumed acute coronary syndrome: what are the options?
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:308-12. 2006
    ..We need further studies, however, for most of these treatments including cost-benefit analysis, analysis of various logistic aspects and safety in order to confirm their value...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of a history of hypertension on symptoms and quality of life prior to and at five years after coronary artery bypass grafting
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Blood Press 9:52-63. 2000
    ..To describe symptoms and other aspects of health-related quality of life (QoL) prior to and 5 years after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in relation to a history of hypertension...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mortality, risk indicators of death, mode of death and symptoms of angina pectoris during 5 years after coronary artery bypass grafting in men and women
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 247:500-6. 2000
    ..To describe mortality, risk indicators of death, mode of death and symptoms of angina pectoris during 5 years after coronary artery bypass grafting in women and men...
  47. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome amongst young adults suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in whom cardiopulmonary resuscitation is attempted
    J Herlitz
    Institution of Internal Medicine, Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 260:435-41. 2006
    ..This survey aims to describe young adults in Sweden who suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and in whom cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is attempted in terms of characteristics and outcome...
  48. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome of patients with acute chest pain in relation to the use of ambulances in an urban and a rural area
    Johan Herlitz
    Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 24:775-81. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate of ambulance use and the long-term prognosis in acute chest pain in an urban and a rural area and whether there is a difference between an urban and a rural area...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors at resuscitation and outcome among patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in relation to age
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 41345 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 58:309-17. 2003
    ..To describe various factors at resuscitation and outcome among patients suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in relation to age...
  50. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction with the emphasis on patients who did not reach the coronary care unit and non-AMI admissions
    Johan Herlitz
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine Cardiology, Sahlgrenska, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 128:342-9. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint A short delay from out of hospital cardiac arrest to call for ambulance increases survival
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, SU Sahlgrenska, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:1750-5. 2003
    ..To describe the relative impact on survival of the delay from estimated time of collapse to call for an ambulance among patients who suffer from a bystander witnessed out of hospital cardiac arrest of a cardiac aetiology...
  52. ncbi request reprint Improvement and factors associated with improvement in quality of life during 10 years after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 14:509-17. 2003
    ..To describe (1) the improvement in various aspects of quality of life (QoL) and (2) predictors of improvement, during 10 years after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when patients are found in a non-shockable rhythm
    J Herlitz
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 76:31-6. 2008
    ..To define factors associated with an improved outcome among patients suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) who were found in a non-shockable rhythm...
  54. ncbi request reprint Improvement in quality of life differs between women and men after coronary artery bypass surgery
    H Sjöland
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 245:445-54. 1999
    ..To study improvement in quality of life (QoL) after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in relation to gender...
  55. ncbi request reprint Subjective symptoms and well-being 30 months after acute chest pain in a county hospital and a city university hospital in Sweden
    Bjorn W Karlson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Cardiol 58:547-53. 2003
    ..To compare various health-related aspects of quality of life during long-term follow-up after admission to hospital due to acute chest pain in a city university hospital and a county hospital...
  56. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among women and men transported by ambulance due to symptoms arousing suspicion of acute coronary syndrome
    Johan Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR251-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics and outcome in relation to sex in consecutive patients who were transported by an ambulance due to symptoms arousing suspicion of acute coronary syndrome...
  57. doi request reprint Quality of life 15 years after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Johan Herlitz
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 20:363-9. 2009
    ..To describe changes in quality of life (QoL) during 15 years after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and prediction of impaired QoL after 15 years...
  58. doi request reprint Symptoms of chest pain and dyspnoea during a period of 15 years after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Johan Herlitz
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:112-8. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Treatment and short-term outcome in women and men with acute coronary syndromes
    Elisabeth Perers
    Department of Cardiology and Clinical Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 103:120-7. 2005
    ..To study differences in treatment and early morbidity and mortality in relation to gender, type of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and age in patients under 80 years of age...
  60. doi request reprint Factors that influence the use of ambulance in acute coronary syndrome
    Marie Thuresson
    Division of Cardiology, Orebro University Hospital, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro, Sweden
    Am Heart J 156:170-6. 2008
    ..In spite of this, only 50% to 60% of persons with myocardial infarction initiate care by using the emergency medical service. The aim of this study was to define factors influencing the use of ambulance in ACS...
  61. ncbi request reprint Time trends in long-term mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, 1980 to 1998, and predictors for death
    Johan Engdahl
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 145:826-33. 2003
    ..Because long-term prognosis among patients with coronary heart disease has improved in the last decades, we hypothesized that the prognosis after OHCA would improve with time...
  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term morbidity in patients with acute chest pain. A comparison between a city university hospital and a county hospital
    Bjorn W Karlson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Cardiol 58:397-402. 2003
    ..To compare long-term morbidity after hospital discharge in patients admitted to the emergency department with acute chest pain in a city university hospital and a county hospital...
  63. ncbi request reprint A history of diabetes is associated with an adverse outcome among patients admitted to hospital alive after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Maria Larsson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 66:303-7. 2005
    ..This survey aims to describe the outcome among patients who were admitted to hospital after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in relation to whether they had a history of diabetes...
  64. ncbi request reprint The attitude of cardiac care patients towards CPR and CPR education
    Ann Britt Thoren
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Röda Stråket 4, SE 413, Göteborg 45, Sweden
    Resuscitation 61:163-71. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Predictors of myocardial damage prior to hospital admission among patients with acute chest pain or other symptoms raising a suspicion of acute coronary syndrome
    Leif Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, SE 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 14:225-31. 2003
    ..To evaluate factors which, prior to hospital admission, predict the development of acute coronary syndrome or acute myocardial infarction among patients who call for an ambulance due to suspected acute coronary syndrome...
  66. ncbi request reprint Incidence, duration and survival of ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in sweden
    M Holmberg
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 44:7-17. 2000
    ..To calculate the effect of out-of-hospital resuscitation organisations on survival, it is necessary to know the percentage of cardiac arrest patients initially in VF and the relationship between delay time to defibrillation and survival...
  67. ncbi request reprint Survival after cardiac arrest outside hospital in Sweden. Swedish Cardiac Arrest Registry
    M Holmberg
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gsteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 36:29-36. 1998
    ..We found no significant difference between survival in large cities and smaller communities. The survivors were analysed in relation to time to defibrillation and we found a strong correlation between a short time and increased survival...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prehospital identification of acute coronary syndrome/myocardial infarction in relation to ST elevation
    Leif Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, SE 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 98:237-44. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and type of symptom onset in acute coronary syndrome in relation to ST elevation, sex, age, and a history of diabetes
    Marie Thuresson
    Division of Cardiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Am Heart J 150:234-42. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to explore the characteristics and severity of symptoms among patients with an ACS in overall terms and in relation to the type of ACS, sex, age, and diabetes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Continuation of CPR on admission to emergency department after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Occurrence, characteristics and outcome
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 33:223-31. 1997
    ..2% were discharged from hospital. Thus, among patients with ongoing CPR on admission to hospital, survivors can be found but they are few in numbers and extensive cerebral damage is frequently present...
  71. ncbi request reprint In-hospital cardiac arrest--an Utstein style report of seven years experience from the Sahlgrenska University Hospital
    Martin Fredriksson
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 68:351-8. 2006
    ..In-hospital cardiac arrest is one of the most stressful situations in modern medicine. Since 1997, there has been a uniform way of reporting - the Utstein guidelines for in-hospital cardiac arrest reporting...
  72. ncbi request reprint Survival after cardiac arrest outside hospital over a 12-year period in Gothenburg
    L Ekstrom
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska, Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 27:181-7. 1994
    ..Target population: All patients with prehospital cardiac arrest in Gothenburg reached by mobile coronary care unit or standard ambulance between 1980 and 1992...
  73. ncbi request reprint Hospital mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest among patients found in ventricular fibrillation
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 29:11-21. 1995
    ..The in-hospital mortality was related to patient characteristics before the cardiac arrest as well as to factors at the resuscitation itself...
  74. ncbi request reprint Survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest: their prognosis, longevity and functional status
    J R Graves
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 35:117-21. 1997
    ..Overall, 21% (n = 61) of cardiac arrest survivors died during the first year, and an additional 16% (n = 46) experienced another arrest. 73% of those patients who were still alive after 1 year returned to pre-arrest function...
  75. ncbi request reprint There is a difference in characteristics and outcome between women and men who suffer out of hospital cardiac arrest
    E Perers
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 40:133-40. 1999
    ..Finally female gender is associated with an increased chance of arriving at hospital alive...
  76. ncbi request reprint Comparison of treatment and outcomes for patients with acute myocardial infarction in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, and Göteborg, Sweden
    Johan Herlitz
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 146:1023-9. 2003
    ..The primary aim of this study was to compare medical care in patients hospitalized with AMI in 2 large cities in Sweden and the United States. A secondary aim was to compare medical outcomes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Sex difference and factors associated with outcome in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias
    Christer Gottfridsson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 42:182-91. 2008
    ..To describe gender differences and factors of importance for outcome in patients referred for sustained ventricular arrhythmias...
  78. ncbi request reprint Safety and delay time in prehospital thrombolysis of acute myocardial infarction in urban and rural areas in Sweden
    Leif Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, SE 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 21:263-70. 2003
    ..Patients in urban areas had a higher ejection fraction and fewer symptoms of heart failure after 30 days and a lower 1-year mortality...
  79. ncbi request reprint Implementation of prehospital thrombolysis in Sweden: components of delay until delivery of treatment and examination of treatment feasibility
    Leif Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 88:247-56. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of prehospital thrombolysis in Sweden in terms of safety and to examine the various components of the delay between onset of symptoms and start of treatment...
  80. ncbi request reprint Intrusion and confusion--the impact of medication and health professionals after acute myocardial infarction
    Mona From Attebring
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:153-9. 2005
    ..Secondary prevention is important in preventing new cardiovascular events after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Use of medical resources, complications and long-term outcome in patients hospitalized with acute chest pain. A comparison between a city university hospital and a county hospital
    Bjorn W Karlson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 85:229-38; discussion 239-41. 2002
    ..Secondary aims were to compare these two hospitals with regard to use of medical resources, occurrence of complications and risk indicators for death...
  82. ncbi request reprint Sleep habits and their association with mortality during 5-year follow-up after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jan Hedner
    Sleep Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Cardiol 57:341-8. 2002
    ..To study various aspects of sleep quality and sleep patterns prior to and after coronary artery bypass surgery and their implications for 5-year survival...
  83. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome in post-resuscitation care after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when a modern therapeutic approach was introduced
    M Werling
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 73:40-5. 2007
    ..At present, there are no clear guidelines specifying how they should be treated. The aim of this survey was to describe the outcome for initial survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when a more aggressive approach was applied...
  84. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine in out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation. Does it improve survival?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 33:199-205. 1997
    ..A large proportion of cardiac arrests outside hospital are caused by ventricular fibrillation. Although it is frequently used, the exact role for treatment with lidocaine in these patients remains to be determined...
  85. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of biochemical markers, 12-lead ECG and patient characteristics amongst patients calling for an ambulance due to a suspected acute coronary syndrome
    L Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 255:469-77. 2004
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Which factors determine the long-term outcome among patients with a very small or unconfirmed AMI
    B W Karlson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 78:265-75. 2001
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Effect of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in Sweden
    M Holmberg
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 47:59-70. 2000
    ..b) Where and by whom B-CPR was given. (c) The effect of B-CPR on survival...
  88. ncbi request reprint Patients with a history of diabetes have a lower survival rate after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    P Petursson
    Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 76:37-42. 2008
    ..To describe the association between a history of diabetes and outcome among patients suffering an in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  89. ncbi request reprint Adrenaline in out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation. Does it make any difference?
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 29:195-201. 1995
    ..A large proportion of cardiac arrests outside hospital are caused by ventricular fibrillation. Although it is frequently used, the exact role of treatment with adrenaline in these patients remains to be determined...
  90. ncbi request reprint Low chance of survival among patients requiring adrenaline (epinephrine) or intubation after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden
    Mikael Holmberg
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 54:37-45. 2002
    ..To relate the outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest to whether medication with adrenaline (epinephrine) was given and whether patients were intubated...
  91. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest outside and inside hospital in a community: mechanisms behind the differences in outcome and outcome in relation to time of arrest
    Martin Fredriksson
    Institution of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 159:749-56. 2010
    ..The aim was to compare characteristics and outcome after cardiac arrest where cardiopulmonary resuscitation was attempted outside and inside hospital over 12 years...
  92. ncbi request reprint Rhythm changes during resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation in relation to delay until defibrillation, number of shocks delivered and survival
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 34:17-22. 1997
    ..These rhythm changes are directly related to the interval between collapse and the first defibrillation...
  93. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcome among patients with a suspected in-hospital cardiac arrest
    A C Andréasson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 39:23-31. 1998
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome among patients with a suspected in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  94. ncbi request reprint Is hospital care of major importance for outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? Experience acquired from patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitated by the same Emergency Medical Service and admitted to one of two hospitals over a 16-
    J Engdahl
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 43:201-11. 2000
    ..To describe patient characteristics, hospital investigations and interventions and early mortality among patients being hospitalized after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in two hospitals...
  95. ncbi request reprint [Prehospital care soon to be routine in suspected acute coronary syndrome]
    J Herlitz
    Kardiologdivisionen, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset,
    Lakartidningen 98:3696-8. 2001
    ..Swedish pre-hospital care appears to have adapted relatively well in this aspect of clinical care...
  96. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance with regard to outcome and use of medical resources for patients hospitalized with acute chest pain: a comparison between a city university hospital and a county hospital
    B W Karlson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:6-12. 2003
    ..However, there were differences in terms of the use of medical resources and in previous history, chronic medication prior to hospital admission and status on admission between the two cohorts...
  97. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early and late survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in which asystole was the first recorded arrhythmia on scene
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 28:27-36. 1994
    ..Of these, 7% were hospitalized alive and 2% could be discharged from hospital. Efforts should be made to improve still further the interval between collapse and arrival of the first ambulance...
  98. ncbi request reprint Survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest found in electromechanical dissociation
    J Herlitz
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 29:97-106. 1995
    ..Of these, 13% were hospitalized alive and 2% could be discharged from the hospital. No independent predictor of an increased chance of survival was found...
  99. ncbi request reprint Elevation of biochemical markers for myocardial damage prior to hospital admission in patients with acute chest pain or other symptoms raising suspicion of acute coronary syndrome
    L Svensson
    Division of Cardiology, South Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 253:311-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the occurrence of elevation of serum biochemical markers for myocardial damage in the prehospital setting amongst patients who called for an ambulance due to a suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  100. ncbi request reprint Impact of diagnosis and sex on long-term prognosis in acute coronary syndromes
    Elisabeth Perers
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 154:482-8. 2007
    ..As yet, the effects of the type of syndrome and sex on mortality and morbidity in the long run have not been well described...
  101. ncbi request reprint Low risk is associated with poorer quality of life than high risk following acute coronary syndrome
    Elisabeth Perers
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Coron Artery Dis 17:501-10. 2006
    ....