K Karason

Summary

Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in obesity and the effect of weight loss
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Cardiol 83:1242-7. 1999
  2. pmc Evaluation of CXCL9 and CXCL10 as circulating biomarkers of human cardiac allograft rejection
    Kristjan Karason
    Department of Cardiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborgs University, SE 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:29. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Effort-related calf pain in the obese and long-term changes after surgical obesity treatment
    Kristjan Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 13:137-45. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of blood pressure and insulin on the relationship between body fat and left ventricular structure
    Kristjan Karason
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Cardiovascular Institute, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:1500-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Relief of cardiorespiratory symptoms and increased physical activity after surgically induced weight loss: results from the Swedish Obese Subjects study
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 160:1797-802. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and progression of early atherosclerosis in the carotid artery: a four-year controlled study of obese subjects
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:948-56. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery remodelling in relation to body fat distribution, inflammation and sustained weight loss in obesity
    D Kardassis
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 275:534-43. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on mortality in Swedish obese subjects
    Lars Sjöström
    Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 357:741-52. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence in obese patients in Sweden (Swedish Obese Subjects Study): a prospective, controlled intervention trial
    Lars Sjöström
    The Institutes of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 10:653-62. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of left ventricular mechanical support as a bridge to cardiac recovery
    Hans Liden
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:525-30. 2007

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in obesity and the effect of weight loss
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Cardiol 83:1242-7. 1999
    ..05). Our findings suggest that obese patients have increased sympathetic activity and a withdrawal of vagal activity and that these autonomic disturbances improve after weight loss...
  2. pmc Evaluation of CXCL9 and CXCL10 as circulating biomarkers of human cardiac allograft rejection
    Kristjan Karason
    Department of Cardiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborgs University, SE 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:29. 2006
    ..However, this is an invasive procedure, which is unpleasant for the patient and carries a certain risk. Therefore, a sensitive non-invasive biomarker of acute rejection would be desirable...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effort-related calf pain in the obese and long-term changes after surgical obesity treatment
    Kristjan Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 13:137-45. 2005
    ..To compare the prevalence of effort-related calf pain in an obese and a general population and to analyze the incidence of and recovery from such pain after surgical and conventional obesity treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of blood pressure and insulin on the relationship between body fat and left ventricular structure
    Kristjan Karason
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Cardiovascular Institute, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:1500-5. 2003
    ..However, the underlying mechanisms behind these relationships are not clear. The aim of this study was to investigate how body composition, blood pressure and metabolic factors relate to left ventricular mass and geometry...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relief of cardiorespiratory symptoms and increased physical activity after surgically induced weight loss: results from the Swedish Obese Subjects study
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 160:1797-802. 2000
    ..In the present study of patients with severe obesity, we investigated the effects of surgically induced weight loss on cardiorespiratory symptoms and leisure-time physical activity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and progression of early atherosclerosis in the carotid artery: a four-year controlled study of obese subjects
    K Karason
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:948-56. 1999
    ..To investigate the extent of carotid artery atherosclerosis in obese subjects and to examine the possible effects of weight loss on atherosclerotic development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery remodelling in relation to body fat distribution, inflammation and sustained weight loss in obesity
    D Kardassis
    Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 275:534-43. 2014
    ..Obesity is known to be associated with carotid artery remodelling, but less is known about how body fat distribution, inflammation and weight loss may affect this relation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on mortality in Swedish obese subjects
    Lars Sjöström
    Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 357:741-52. 2007
    ..In fact, many observational studies suggest that weight reduction is associated with increased mortality...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence in obese patients in Sweden (Swedish Obese Subjects Study): a prospective, controlled intervention trial
    Lars Sjöström
    The Institutes of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 10:653-62. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study is the first intervention trial in the obese population to provide prospective, controlled cancer-incidence data...
  10. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of left ventricular mechanical support as a bridge to cardiac recovery
    Hans Liden
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:525-30. 2007
    ..To study the achievability of device weaning in patients receiving left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) as a bridge to transplantation...
  11. pmc Two year reduction in sleep apnea symptoms and associated diabetes incidence after weight loss in severe obesity
    Ronald R Grunstein
    Department of Puhnlmonary and Sleep Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sleep 30:703-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of bariatric surgery on sleep apnea symptoms and obesity-associated morbidity in patients with severe obesity...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of low and high initial tacrolimus dosing in primary heart transplant recipients: a prospective European multicenter study
    Bruno K Podesser
    Abtelung für Herz und Thoraxchirurgie, AKH Wien, University of Vienna, Austria
    Transplantation 79:65-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this prospective, randomized, open-label, phase II, multicenter study was to optimize the initial oral dose of tacrolimus...