D Bergqvist

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in presentation of symptoms between women and men with intermittent claudication
    Birgitta Sigvant
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:39. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Clinical assessment of critical ischemia is always to be done prior to amputation]
    D Bergqvist
    Kirurgiska kliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 96:727-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prolonged postoperative thromboprophylaxis--current state of knowledge]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 99:1461-3. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Duration of prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism with enoxaparin after surgery for cancer
    David Bergqvist
    Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 346:975-80. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prophylaxis of postoperative thromboembolism. New alternatives to low-molecular-weight heparin]
    David Bergqvist
    Avdelningen för klinisk kemi, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 99:3039-41. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Effective thromboprophytaxis administered close to the time of major orthopedic surgery: a review
    David Bergqvist
    Vascular Surgery, Institution of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:226-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery and in leg casts
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 162:2173-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Caution for prophylaxis of thrombosis in connection with spinal anesthesia. Risk of hemorrhage when low-molecular-weight heparin is administered in epidural/spinal anesthesia]
    D Bergqvist
    Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper, Uppsala universitet, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 97:5762, 5765. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint [Commission of inquiry scrutinized complications of carotid surgery. Half of the complications could be explicable by errors or dubious indications]
    D Bergqvist
    Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 97:1673-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Aspects of the spinal cord circulation as assessed by intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during various arterial interruptions in the pig
    L Christiansson
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, SE 751 85 Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:762-72. 2001

Detail Information

Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Differences in presentation of symptoms between women and men with intermittent claudication
    Birgitta Sigvant
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:39. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate differences in disease characteristics between men and women when using current diagnostic criteria for making the diagnosis IC, defined as ABI < 0.9 and walking problems...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Clinical assessment of critical ischemia is always to be done prior to amputation]
    D Bergqvist
    Kirurgiska kliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 96:727-9. 1999
    ..Diabetic patients belong to a special category, in that neuropathy makes it difficult to evaluate pain, and ankle pressure is often falsely high due to medial arterios sclerosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prolonged postoperative thromboprophylaxis--current state of knowledge]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 99:1461-3. 2002
    ..It is important to identify further risk groups who may be in need of prolonged thromboprophylaxis. Recent data suggest that patients undergoing abdominal/pelvic surgery for malignant diseases belong to such a group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Duration of prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism with enoxaparin after surgery for cancer
    David Bergqvist
    Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 346:975-80. 2002
    ..Abdominal surgery for cancer carries a high risk of venous thromboembolism, but the optimal duration of postoperative thromboprophylaxis is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prophylaxis of postoperative thromboembolism. New alternatives to low-molecular-weight heparin]
    David Bergqvist
    Avdelningen för klinisk kemi, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 99:3039-41. 2002
    ..They have to show their place in the prophylactic arsenal in comparison with low molecular weight heparins (effect, safety, mode of administration, cost-effectiveness)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effective thromboprophytaxis administered close to the time of major orthopedic surgery: a review
    David Bergqvist
    Vascular Surgery, Institution of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:226-30. 2006
    ..Results from our large clinical trial show the efficacy and safety of a modified dalteparin regimen administered close to the time of total hip arthroplasty...
  7. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery and in leg casts
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 162:2173-6. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint [Caution for prophylaxis of thrombosis in connection with spinal anesthesia. Risk of hemorrhage when low-molecular-weight heparin is administered in epidural/spinal anesthesia]
    D Bergqvist
    Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper, Uppsala universitet, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 97:5762, 5765. 2000
    ..The mechanisms causing this are not always clear, the incidence is very low. Risk factors are discussed as well as possible precautions to avoid this iatrogenic complication...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Commission of inquiry scrutinized complications of carotid surgery. Half of the complications could be explicable by errors or dubious indications]
    D Bergqvist
    Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 97:1673-6. 2000
    ..Thus, even when conditions are optimal there is a certain price to pay for the prevention of ischemic stroke...
  10. ncbi request reprint Aspects of the spinal cord circulation as assessed by intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during various arterial interruptions in the pig
    L Christiansson
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, SE 751 85 Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:762-72. 2001
    ..We sought to study the effect of various modes of interruption of the spinal cord blood supply on intrathecal oxygenation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with verified arterial thrombosis: a population study based on 23,796 consecutive autopsies
    A Eliasson
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Thromb Haemost 4:1897-902. 2006
    ..The relationship between atherothrombotic disease and venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment for renovascular disease. A twenty year experience from a population based registry
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital Uppsala, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:559-63. 2008
    ..To analyze time trends in invasive treatment of renovascular disease in one country...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased FiO2 improves intrathecal oxygenation during thoracic aortic cross-clamping in pigs
    L Christiansson
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 35:147-50. 2001
    ..To investigate the effect of 100% oxygen ventilation on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) oxygenation in 11 pigs during thoracic aortic cross-clamping...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of prolonged out-of-hospital prophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin following total hip replacement
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Haemostasis 30:130-5; discussion 128-9. 2000
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for complications after carotid endarterectomy--a population-based study
    B Kragsterman
    Section of Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Akademiska sjukhuset, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:98-103. 2004
    ..However, many reports are from selected centres and not population-based. The aim of this study was to assess the 30-day complication rate for a whole country and also to determine independent risk factors for serious complications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of intrathecal oxygen tension during experimental aortic occlusion predicts ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord
    A Hellberg
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala University, Uppsala, SE-751 85, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:316-23. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Monitoring of intrathecal PO2 after clamping of the descending aorta correlated with ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord in this pig model...
  17. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in cancer patients: expanding horizons
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala University, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    Semin Thromb Hemost 28:19-23. 2002
    ..Emerging data indicate that LMWH may improve survival rates in cancer patients with VTE, making this a very important area for future research...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of the duration of thromboembolic prophylaxis after high-risk orthopaedic surgery: the ETHOS observational study
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 107:270-9. 2012
    ..In high-risk orthopaedic surgery patients with hospital-initiated prophylaxis, there is a gap between ACCP recommendations, prescribed and actual prophylaxis received, mainly due to inadequate prescription at discharge...
  19. ncbi request reprint Low molecular weight heparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after abdominal surgery
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Surg 91:965-74. 2004
    ..Abdominal surgery carries a significant risk of venous thrombosis, a risk further increased in patients with cancer...
  20. pmc Review of fondaparinux sodium injection for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing surgery
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 2:365-70. 2006
    ..There is no specific antidote but if necessary, recombinant activated factor VII can be used. Other side-effects are rare. Fondaparinux is cost saving and sometimes cost neutral when compared with enoxaparin...
  21. doi request reprint The incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolic events in orthopaedic surgery when using routine thromboprophylaxis
    J Milbrink
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vasa 37:353-7. 2008
    ..The aim was to study the three-year incidence of clinically overt VTE events at a university based orthopaedic department with some 3300 operations performed and 15 000 patients treated annually...
  22. doi request reprint Vascular injuries caused by acupuncture
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:160-3. 2008
    ..To systematically review the literature on vascular injuries caused by acupuncture...
  23. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic vascular injuries in Sweden. A nationwide study 1987-2005
    H Rudström
    Institution of Surgical Sciences, Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:131-8. 2008
    ..To study the epidemiology of vascular injuries, with special focus on iatrogenic vascular injuries (IVIs) and time-trends...
  24. ncbi request reprint A prospective comparison of duplex ultrasonography, captopril renography, MRA, and CTA in assessing renal artery stenosis
    H Eklöf
    Department of Radiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 47:764-74. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm--to screen or not to screen
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:13-8. 2008
    ..Research projects giving more information on pathophysiological processes behind expansion and rupture should have priority...
  26. doi request reprint Outcome after endovascular revascularization of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
    H Eklöf
    Department of Radiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 50:256-64. 2009
    ..The goal of this treatment is to achieve a dialysis-free life or a well-controlled blood pressure with reduced risks of cardiovascular complications...
  27. doi request reprint Secondary arterioenteric fistulation--a systematic literature analysis
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:31-42. 2009
    ..To analyze the problem of secondary arterioenteric fistulation, a rare but serious complication...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing cancer surgery and options for thromboprophylaxis
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, University of Uppsala, Sweden
    J Surg Oncol 95:167-74. 2007
    ..Despite this relatively high risk of VTE, many patients are not prescribed adequate prophylaxis in the pre- or post-operative periods. This article reviews available measures for thromboprophylaxis in light of current guidelines...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low molecular weight heparin (enoxaparin) versus dextran in the prevention of early occlusion following arterial bypass surgery distal to the groin
    K Logason
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, 5-751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 21:261-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: dextran 70 and the low molecular weight heparin enoxaparin have the same effect on 90 days femorodistal graft patency, but care must be taken using the dextran to patients with a potential heart insufficiency...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of low proximal aortic pressure on spinal cord oxygenation in experimental thoracic aortic occlusion
    A Hellberg
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:227-31. 2001
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Insurance claims after vascular surgery in Sweden
    H Rudström
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 42:498-505. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous fat accumulation and BMI associated with risk for pulmonary embolism in patients with proximal deep vein thrombosis: a population study based on 23 796 consecutive autopsies
    M Ogren
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Intern Med 258:166-71. 2005
    ..In a case-control study nested in a population-based cohort of patients with proximal DVT, the relationship between PE and body mass index (BMI), thoracic and abdominal subcutaneous (SC) fat thickness was evaluated...
  33. doi request reprint Iatrogenic vascular injuries with lethal outcome
    H Rudström
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Surg 37:1981-7. 2013
    ..The aim was to study the nature of iatrogenic vascular injuries (IVIs) associated with postoperative death within 30 days...
  34. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm and new WHO criteria for screening
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Int Angiol 32:37-41. 2013
    ..Although the prevalence of AAA seems to decrease, at least screening of 65-year old males saves lives and is cost-effective. Ultrasonographic screening for AAA in risk populations fulfils the new WHO criteria for screening...
  35. ncbi request reprint Update on in hospital venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:343-50. 2007
    ..Prophylaxis may be started post-operatively and the duration of prophylaxis is discussed. The use of prophylaxis in vascular surgery is illustrated with case examples...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nationwide study of the outcome of popliteal artery aneurysms treated surgically
    H Ravn
    Institution of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Surg 94:970-7. 2007
    ..The aim was to study the epidemiology and outcomes of popliteal artery aneurysm (PA) treated surgically...
  37. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic and asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis after total hip replacement. Differences in phlebographic pattern, described by a scoring of the thrombotic burden
    O Björgell
    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, Uppsala, Sweden
    Thromb Res 99:429-38. 2000
    ..This is significantly different from the symptomatic patients who have more extensive DVTs, especially when diagnosed several weeks postoperatively, and frequently with edema and occlusive DVT...
  38. ncbi request reprint Geographical aspects of postoperative venous thromboembolism
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Thromb Haemost 3:26-7. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Coagulation and fibrinolysis after open infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in a long-term perspective
    A Holmberg
    Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences, University Hospital Uppsala, Sweden
    Thromb Res 96:99-105. 1999
    ..However, the activity is still higher than in healthy AMC. A possible explanation may be that the thrombogenicity is lower in a vascular graft than in an aneurysmal sac but still higher than in a nonaneurysmal aorta...
  40. ncbi request reprint Incidence of deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing obesity surgery
    Agneta Westling
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Surg 26:470-3. 2002
    ..The incidence of venous thromboembolism after obesity surgery seems to be low, and obesity as a risk factor for thromboembolic disease might have been overestimated in the past...
  41. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and cancer
    David Bergqvist
    Uppsala University Hospital, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Probl Surg 44:157-216. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint [Fondaparinux--a good therapeutic alternative. Interesting pharmacological action for thrombosis prevention in orthopedic surgery]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 102:104-5. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Arterio-ureteral fistula--a systematic review
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery and Section of Urology, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:191-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Arterio-ureteral fistula is rare and should be suspected in patients with complicated pelvic surgery and massive haematuria, especially where rigid ureteral stents have been placed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Health technology assessment in surgery
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Surg 101:132-7. 2012
    ..The use of randomized controlled trials, population based registries, systematic literature research and the recently published IDEAL method are briefly discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Historical aspects on aneurysmal disease
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Surg 97:90-9. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Activation of coagulation and fibrinolytic systems in patients with CLI is not normalized after surgical revascularisation
    H Parsson
    Institution for Surgical Science, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:186-92. 2004
    ..To study the activation of coagulation and fibrinolysis before, during and after surgical revascularisation in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Local haemodynamic changes during carotid endarterectomy--the influence on cerebral oxygenation
    B Kragsterman
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:398-402. 2004
    ..To characterize carotid bifurcation haemodynamics and cerebral oxygenation during clamping and at reperfusion after carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  48. ncbi request reprint New ways to prevent venous thromboembolism--the pentasaccharide fondaparinux and the thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran--a review
    D Bergqvist
    University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Chir Belg 105:35-9. 2005
    ..Both have been evaluated in extensive research programmes and both have been approved for use in major orthopaedic surgery by the European health care authorities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Enoxaparin: a pharmacoeconomic review of its use in the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism and in acute coronary syndromes
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:225-43. 2002
    ..An increasing number of studies indicate enoxaparin to be of economic benefit when used for prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism and treatment of acute coronary symdromes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Introduction of new technology in vascular surgery
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Chir Belg 108:167-70. 2008
    ..The difficulties compared to introduction of pharmacological treatment are analyzed. Pros and cons with randomized controlled trials and observational studies are listed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Fatal bleeding following delivery: a manifestation of the vascular type of Ehlers-Danlos' syndrome
    M Bjorck
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:173-5. 2007
    ..The vascular form of Ehlers-Danlos' syndrome (type IV) is a potentially lethal genetic condition because of rupture of major arteries, often in the peri-partum period...
  52. doi request reprint Pharmacological interventions to attenuate the expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) - a systematic review
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:663-7. 2011
    ..Is it possible by pharmacological methods to attenuate the expansion rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms?..
  53. doi request reprint The annual meeting of the European Society for Vascular Surgery--the scientific contents over the years
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:114-7. 2008
    ..to analyze the presentations given at the annual meeting of European Society for Vascular Surgery: topic, geographical distribution, later publication. Three six-year periods from 1989 have been evaluated...
  54. ncbi request reprint The influence of distal runoff on patency of infrainguinal vein bypass grafts
    A T Ulus
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vasc Surg 35:31-5. 2001
    ..7% in femoropopliteal and 75% in femorodistal reconstructions) at 6 months. The authors conclude that this method of angiographic evaluation accurately predicts patency in infrainguinal bypass reconstructions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Floating nonocclusive thrombus in the common femoral artery detected by duplex scanning after removal of the arterial catheter: a case report
    S Karacagil
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 36:524-5. 2001
    ..Noninvasive examination with duplex scanning in patients with signs of acute arterial insufficiency during or after removal of femoral artery catheter is recommended...
  56. doi request reprint Expansion of small-diameter abdominal aortic aneurysms is not reflected by the release of inflammatory mediators IL-6, MMP-9 and CRP in plasma
    L Karlsson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:420-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a possible correlation between plasma levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and C-reactive protein (CRP) and the expansion of small abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Validation of in vivo noninvasive high-frequency ultrasonography of the arterial wall layers
    K A Rodriguez-Macias
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ultrasound Med Biol 27:751-6. 2001
    ..69; p =.01) and media layer (r(s) = 0.76; p =.004). The method seems to give valid estimates of both total arterial wall and media thickness in superficial arteries, but to be less accurate for estimate the adventitia and intima layers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparin for the prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism after abdominal surgery: a review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:392-7. 2005
    ..To analyze the effect of low-molecular-weight heparin in abdominal surgery, which carries a significant risk of thrombosis, a risk further increased by cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint [New antithrombotic principles approaching clinical use]
    David Bergqvist
    Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper, Enheten för kirurgi, Uppsala universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:646-7. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the risk and the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in surgical patients
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, University of Uppsala, Sweden
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 33:358-61. 2003
    ..Evidence is accumulating that some in risk groups prolonged prophylaxis is indicated, ie. elective hip surgery, probably hip fracture surgery and probably also patients operated on for abdominal/pelvic cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Vascular injuries caused by acupuncture. A systematic review
    D Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Angiol 32:1-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to systematically review the literature on vascular injuries caused by acupuncture...
  62. ncbi request reprint Renal artery stenosis evaluated with 3D-Gd-magnetic resonance angiography using transstenotic pressure gradient as the standard of reference. A multireader study
    H Eklöf
    Department of Radiology, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 46:802-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate 3D-Gd-magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in detecting hemodynamically significant renal artery stenosis (RAS)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Introduction of new technology: the surgical point of view
    D Bergqvist
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala SE 751 85, Sweden
    Scand J Surg 98:3-7. 2009
    ..It is, however, as important to use randomized design with blinded assessment and combine that with prospective population based registries to be able to analyze generalizability...
  64. ncbi request reprint Revascularization of the superior mesenteric artery after acute thromboembolic occlusion
    M Bjorck
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Surg 89:923-7. 2002
    ..The outcome and prognostic factors after revascularization of acute thromboembolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) are poorly documented...
  65. ncbi request reprint Blood-flow of the inferior mesenteric and internal iliac arteries among patients undergoing open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    M Bjorck
    University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vasa 35:11-4. 2006
    ..The blood-flows in the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) and internal iliac arteries (IIAs) among patients operated on for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) need to be characterized...
  66. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism: a review of risk and prevention in colorectal surgery patients
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, University of Uppsala, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1620-8. 2006
    ..This review will assess the risk of venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery patients and discuss current evidence-based guidelines and recommendations for prevention of venous thromboembolism...
  67. doi request reprint Treatment of mesenteric vein thrombosis
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Semin Vasc Surg 23:65-8. 2010
    ..Thrombolysis has been used, both systemic and local, although only in small series. Surgery is indicated when there is peritonitis, when often bowel resection is necessary. Thrombectomy has been used infrequently...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bleeding profiles of anticoagulants, including the novel oral direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran: definitions, incidence and management
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Uppasala, Sweden
    Eur J Haematol 73:227-42. 2004
    ..Adequate treatment in case of emergency situations such as serious bleeding should include cessation of treatment and maintenance of adequate diuresis...
  69. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in live kidney donors--a prospective study
    Alireza Biglarnia
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Transplantation 86:659-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and deep vein thrombosis after living donor nephrectomy in a center using extensive preoperative screening and perioperative venous duplex scan...
  70. doi request reprint Secondary aortoenteric fistula after endovascular aortic interventions: a systematic literature review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala SE 751 85, Sweden
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:163-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the collective incidence of, and experience with, aortoenteric fistula after endovascular aortoiliac therapy...
  71. ncbi request reprint [No fatal cases/stroke cases following surgery in asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Five-year results presented in a nation-wide register]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 103:301-2. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Trousseau's syndrome - what is the evidence? A population-based autopsy study
    Mats Ogren
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 95:541-5. 2006
    ..001). We conclude that the risk of PE in cancer patients depends not only on the cancer site and spread but also on the histological type. The excess independent risk in pancreatic cancer is intriguing and should warrant further research...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk of pulmonary embolism in patients with intracardiac thrombosis: a population-based study of 23 796 consecutive autopsies
    Mats Ogren
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 26:1108-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the age- and gender-specific prevalence of IT and its relation to PE in a population-based autopsy cohort...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effect of azithromycin and Chlamydophilia pneumonia infection on expansion of small abdominal aortic aneurysms--a prospective randomized double-blind trial
    Lars Karlsson
    Institution of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Gavle, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 50:23-9. 2009
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint [Elastic compression prevents post-thrombotic syndrome]
    David Bergqvist
    Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper, Enheten för kirurgi, Uppsala universitet Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 101:3750. 2004
  76. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis: prevalence, patient characteristics and lifetime risk: a population study based on 23,796 consecutive autopsies
    Mats Ogren
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2115-9. 2006
    ..To assess the lifetime cumulative incidence of portal venous thrombosis (PVT) in the general population...
  77. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 43:908-14; discussion 914. 2006
    ..This position may, however, be questioned given the higher risk of rupture and the longer life expectancy among women. The purpose of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of screening 65-year-old women for AAA...
  78. ncbi request reprint Inferior vena cava filters
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Surg 31:265-6. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint [Abdominal sarcomas--rare tumors requiring multidisciplinary approach. Evaluation of surgical management in a sarcoma team]
    Johanna Osterberg
    Kirurgkliniken, Mora lasarett, Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 99:490-4. 2002
    ..Morbidity and in-hospital mortality were 18% and 7% respectively. The overall recurrence rate was 70%. It is our belief that a multidisciplinary approach is mandatory for optimal treatment in these patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Current controversies in deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis after orthopaedic surgery
    Ola E Dahl
    Department of Orthopaedics and Research Forum, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:394-7. 2002
    ..Clinical studies on vascular endpoints are warranted to achieve relevant basic data for health economic analyses, which also lack scientific standardized procedures. An intercontinental close cooperation is needed to solve these issues...
  81. ncbi request reprint Low frequency of phlebographic deep vein thrombosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy--a pilot study
    Fredrik Lindberg
    Department of Surgery, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 12:421-6. 2006
    ..The frequency of phlebographical DVTs thus seems to be low despite prophylaxis of questionable efficacy. The D-dimer values, however, suggest that the effects of LC on coagulation/fibrinolysis have a duration of longer than 1 week...
  82. ncbi request reprint Ximelagatran and melagatran compared with dalteparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement: the METHRO II randomised trial
    Bengt I Eriksson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Lancet 360:1441-7. 2002
    ..We aimed to compare the efficacy and safety with that of dalteparin...
  83. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Europe. The number of VTE events and associated morbidity and mortality
    Alexander T Cohen
    Vascular Medicine, Department of Surgery, King s College Hospital, London, SE5 9RS, UK
    Thromb Haemost 98:756-64. 2007
    ..Given the availability of effective VTE prophylaxis, many of these events and deaths could have been prevented. These results have important implications for the allocation of healthcare resources...
  84. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for the thromboembolic disease--recommendations from the American College of Chest Physicians--are they appropriate for orthopaedic surgery?
    Clifford W Colwell
    J Arthroplasty 21:148-9; author reply 149. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of extended prophylaxis with fondaparinux compared with low molecular weight heparin against venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery
    Jonas Lundkvist
    European Health Economics, Vasagatan 38, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Health Econ 8:313-23. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint [Evidence for thrombosis prophylaxis to high-risk patients]
    Anders Själander
    Lakartidningen 104:1585-7. 2007
  87. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition)
    William H Geerts
    Thromboembolism Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 133:381S-453S. 2008
    ..We recommend that, on admission to the ICU, all patients be assessed for their risk of VTE, and that most receive thromboprophylaxis (Grade 1A)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Current options in the prevention of thromboembolic disease
    Jack Ansell
    Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Drugs 64:1-5. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in bariatric surgery patients: an update of risk and prevention
    Giselle G Hamad
    Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:97-102. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism
    William Geerts
    Chest 128:3775-6. 2005
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy
    William H Geerts
    Thromboembolism Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Room D674, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Chest 126:338S-400S. 2004
    ..We recommend, on admission to the intensive care unit, all patients be assessed for their risk of VTE. Accordingly, most patients should receive thromboprophylaxis (Grade 1A)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after surgery for varicose veins and the impact of preoperative duplex: results based on a randomized trial
    Lena Blomgren
    Department of Surgery, Capio St Göran s Hospital, Stockholm, SE 112 81 Sweden
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:30-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that preoperative duplex before VV surgery did not significantly improve QoL after 2 years in spite of improved surgical results. VV surgery per se improved QoL as measured with the SF-36...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism. Simplified strategy based on clinical probability, D-dimer and computer tomography]
    Ulf Nyman
    Lasarettet Trelleborg
    Lakartidningen 103:2380-1. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint [Claudication and pulmonary embolism can be caused by venous aneurysm. A case report illustrates difficulties with this unusual diagnosis]
    Stig Hallstensson
    Kirurgkliniken, Falu Iasarett
    Lakartidningen 102:1152-3. 2005
    ..A 19 year old male patient is described with a large popliteal venous aneurysm causing pulmonary embolism and intermittent claudication. It was resected and replaced with a saphenous vein graft...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 371 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 41:741-51; discussion 751. 2005
    ..The primary objective of this study was to develop a simulation model to assess the cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in men...
  96. ncbi request reprint [Prolonged surgery with supported legs]
    David Bergqvist
    Lakartidningen 103:4052. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric venous thrombosis with transmural intestinal infarction: a population-based study
    Stefan Acosta
    Department of Vascular Diseases, Malmo University Hospital, S205 02 Malmö, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 41:59-63. 2005
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint [A promising start for quality indicator work within vascular surgery?]
    Johan Elfström
    Thorax kärlkliniken, Universitetssjukhuset, Linkoping
    Lakartidningen 99:4366-9. 2002
  99. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation and neuraxial regional anesthesia: perspectives
    David Bergqvist
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:163-6. 2003
  100. ncbi request reprint [Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm saves lives at a reasonable cost]
    Jesper Swedenborg
    Kärlkirurgiska kliniken, Karolinska sjukhuset, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 100:1886-91. 2003
    ..The cost per life saved would be 3,000-4,000 SEK. In conclusion, available data suggest that screening for AAA in Sweden would save many lives at a low cost...
  101. ncbi request reprint The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) systematic overview of radiotherapy for cancer including a prospective survey of radiotherapy practice in Sweden 2001--summary and conclusions
    Ulrik Ringborg
    Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 42:357-65. 2003
    ..The need for radiotherapy capacity will increase. In addition, half of the treatment equipment will have to be replaced in the next few years...