Eva Swahn

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: cardiac catheterization/revascularization for all?
    Eva Swahn
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden Electronic address
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 67:218-21. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Early invasive compared with a selective invasive strategy in women with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a substudy of the OASIS 5 trial and a meta-analysis of previous randomized trials
    Eva Swahn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping Heart Centre, University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 33:51-60. 2012
  3. pmc Functional measurements based on feature tracking of cine magnetic resonance images identify left ventricular segments with myocardial scar
    Eva Maret
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Ryhov County Hospital, SE 55185 Jonkoping, Sweden
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:53. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Gender perspective on risk factors, coronary lesions and long-term outcome in young patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Sofia Sederholm Lawesson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linkoping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart 96:453-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Early treatment with abciximab in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction results in a high rate of normal or near normal blood flow in the infarct related artery
    Tim Todt
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linkoping University, and Heart Center, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Acute Card Care 12:10-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint 5-year outcomes in the FRISC-II randomised trial of an invasive versus a non-invasive strategy in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: a follow-up study
    Bo Lagerqvist
    Department of Cardiology and Uppsala Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Lancet 368:998-1004. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Manageability, vulnerability and interaction: a qualitative analysis of acute myocardial infarction patients' conceptions of the event
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden Department of Medicine and Care, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:184-91. 2007
  8. pmc Relationship between treatment delay and final infarct size in STEMI patients treated with abciximab and primary PCI
    Tim Todt
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Similar outcome with an invasive strategy in men and women with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: from the Swedish Web-System for Enhancement and Development of Evidence-Based Care in Heart Disease Evaluated According to Recommended Therapies (SW
    Joakim Alfredsson
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 32:3128-36. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Description and initial evaluation of an educational and psychosocial support model for adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 83:247-51. 2011

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: cardiac catheterization/revascularization for all?
    Eva Swahn
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden Electronic address
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 67:218-21. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Early invasive compared with a selective invasive strategy in women with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a substudy of the OASIS 5 trial and a meta-analysis of previous randomized trials
    Eva Swahn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping Heart Centre, University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 33:51-60. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare benefits and risks of a routine invasive compared with a selective invasive strategy in women with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes...
  3. pmc Functional measurements based on feature tracking of cine magnetic resonance images identify left ventricular segments with myocardial scar
    Eva Maret
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Ryhov County Hospital, SE 55185 Jonkoping, Sweden
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:53. 2009
    ..Contraction of the myocardial wall will be reduced in the presence of scar and as a consequence of reduced myocardial blood flow...
  4. doi request reprint Gender perspective on risk factors, coronary lesions and long-term outcome in young patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Sofia Sederholm Lawesson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linkoping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart 96:453-9. 2010
    ..However, ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) differs from non-ST-elevation ACS in many aspects. We elucidated sex differences in risk factors, angiographic findings and outcome in consecutive STEMI patients below 46 years of age...
  5. doi request reprint Early treatment with abciximab in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction results in a high rate of normal or near normal blood flow in the infarct related artery
    Tim Todt
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linkoping University, and Heart Center, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Acute Card Care 12:10-7. 2010
    ..3% at one year in the early respectively the cath. lab. group, both P = NS. The MACE rate (death, non fatal myocardial infarction, unplanned revascularization) at one year was 19.5 % (early group) and 26.6 % (cath. lab. group), P = 0.19...
  6. ncbi request reprint 5-year outcomes in the FRISC-II randomised trial of an invasive versus a non-invasive strategy in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: a follow-up study
    Bo Lagerqvist
    Department of Cardiology and Uppsala Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Lancet 368:998-1004. 2006
    ..We present 5-year follow-up results, overall and in subgroups based on recommended risk stratification criteria...
  7. ncbi request reprint Manageability, vulnerability and interaction: a qualitative analysis of acute myocardial infarction patients' conceptions of the event
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden Department of Medicine and Care, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:184-91. 2007
    ..There is a great deal of knowledge available about clinical factors contributing to this delay, while studies focusing on the patients' own experiences are few...
  8. pmc Relationship between treatment delay and final infarct size in STEMI patients treated with abciximab and primary PCI
    Tim Todt
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:9. 2012
    ..Spearman correlation was computed for health care delay time (defined as time from FMC to PCI) and myocardial injury. Multiple linear regression was used to determine covariates independently associated with infarct size...
  9. doi request reprint Similar outcome with an invasive strategy in men and women with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: from the Swedish Web-System for Enhancement and Development of Evidence-Based Care in Heart Disease Evaluated According to Recommended Therapies (SW
    Joakim Alfredsson
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 32:3128-36. 2011
    ..To assess gender differences in outcome with an early invasive or non-invasive strategy in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS)...
  10. doi request reprint Description and initial evaluation of an educational and psychosocial support model for adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 83:247-51. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe and make an initial evaluation of a follow-up model for adults with congenitally malformed hearts, focusing on education and psychosocial support by a multidisciplinary team (EPS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcome of ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis in the unselected population is vastly different from samples of eligible patients in a large-scale clinical trial
    Erik Bjorklund
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Am Heart J 148:566-73. 2004
    ..However, a direct comparison of patients treated with fibrinolytic agents and not enrolled versus those enrolled in a trial, including a large number of patients, has not been performed...
  12. ncbi request reprint A gender perspective on sleeplessness behavior, effects of sleep loss, and coping resources in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson
    Department of Medicine and Care, Nursing Science, Linkoping University, and Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 35:75-89. 2006
    ..Further aims were to determine possible predictors of poor sleep quality and sense of mastery, as well as the consequences of too little sleep...
  13. doi request reprint Spouses' conceptions of the pre-hospital phase when their partners suffered an acute myocardial infarction--a qualitative analysis
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:182-8. 2008
    ..Although studies have explored patient reasons for delay, there are only limited data concerning experiences of the spouse...
  14. doi request reprint Gender difference in prevalence and prognostic impact of renal insufficiency in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sofia Sederholm Lawesson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linko ping University Hospital, Linko ping, Sweden
    Heart 97:308-14. 2011
    ..To evaluate if female gender is associated with renal insufficiency in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and if there is a gender difference in the prognostic importance of renal insufficiency in STEMI...
  15. doi request reprint Management of acute coronary syndromes from a gender perspective
    Joakim Alfredsson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 24:719-28. 2010
    ..Finally, differences in outcome between men and women have been proposed. Results have been inconsistent, partly depending on if and how adjustment for differences in background characteristics has been made...
  16. pmc Gender differences in management and outcome in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Joakim Alfredsson
    Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Cardiology, Linkoping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart 93:1357-62. 2007
    ..To study gender differences in management and outcome in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome...
  17. ncbi request reprint A gender perspective on short- and long term mortality in ST-elevation myocardial infarction--a report from the SWEDEHEART register
    Sofia Sederholm Lawesson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Linköping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 168:1041-7. 2013
    ..These studies have presented limited information on gender related differences in the short term and almost no information on the long term...
  18. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a computer-based educational program for adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 12:78-86. 2013
    ..There is a lack of educational material for adults with congenitally malformed hearts. Computer-based education has shown to have significant effects on knowledge and management of chronic diseases...
  19. pmc Soluble TNF receptors are associated with infarct size and ventricular dysfunction in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Lennart Nilsson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e55477. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Although women are less likely to be admitted to coronary care units, they are treated equally to men and have better outcome. A prospective cohort study in patients with non ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Joakim Alfredsson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Acute Card Care 11:173-80. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors related to delay times in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 33:291-300. 2004
    ..The study's objective was to describe symptoms, symptom management, and patient delay times in patients seeking treatment for suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and to find explanatory factors influencing the decision time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low molecular weight heparin (dalteparin) compared to unfractionated heparin as an adjunct to rt-PA (alteplase) for improvement of coronary artery patency in acute myocardial infarction-the ASSENT Plus study
    Lars Wallentin
    Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, University Hospital, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:897-908. 2003
    ..We compared the effects of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) versus unfractionated heparin (UFH) as an adjunct to recombinant tissue-plasminogen activator (alteplase) on coronary artery patency and clinical outcomes in AMI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hyperarousal, depression and quality of life--validity and reliability of the Swedish version of the Hyperarousal Scale
    Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson
    Department of Medicine and Care, Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:58-67. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment in unstable coronary artery disease promotes health-related quality of life: results from the FRISC II trial
    Magnus Janzon
    Department of Medicine and Care, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Am Heart J 148:114-21. 2004
    ..Treatment strategies, either invasive or noninvasive, for patients with unstable coronary artery disease still vary. There are no published studies comparing the strategies for health-related quality of life...
  25. pmc Time trends in STEMI--improved treatment and outcome but still a gender gap: a prospective observational cohort study from the SWEDEHEART register
    Sofia Sederholm Lawesson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMJ Open 2:e000726. 2012
    ..With the shift to primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) as preferred reperfusion strategy, the authors aimed to investigate whether these gender differences has diminished...
  26. doi request reprint Early measurements of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-2 predict infarct size and ventricular dysfunction in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Lennart Nilsson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linköping S 58185, Sweden
    Heart 98:31-6. 2012
    ..The activation of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) is suggested to be a key event in this process...
  27. doi request reprint Educational needs in adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Cardiol Young 18:473-9. 2008
    ..Before developing educational programmes, it is necessary to be aware of the perspective of the patients. The aim of our study, therefore, was to describe how adults with congenitally malformed hearts experience their educational needs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ambulance use in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:5-12. 2004
    ..To explore the choice of transportation mode to hospital in patients experiencing acute myocardial infarction...
  29. ncbi request reprint A long-term perspective on the protective effects of an early invasive strategy in unstable coronary artery disease: two-year follow-up of the FRISC-II invasive study
    Bo Lagerqvist
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1902-14. 2002
    ..We sought to report the first and repeat events and to separate spontaneous and procedure-related events over two years in the Fast Revascularization during InStability in Coronary artery disease (FRISC-II) invasive trial...
  30. ncbi request reprint A view from Sweden, January 31, 2006
    Eva Swahn
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Circulation 113:f13-4. 2006