D Bergqvist

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Literature review of surgical management of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    A Hallin
    Department of Surgery, Falu Hospital, Falun, SE-791 82, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:197-204. 2001
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a systematic review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ann Surg 258:257-61. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial treatment to impair expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA): a systematic review of the clinical evidence
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:288-92. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparin versus rivaroxaban in orthopedic surgery
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Expert Rev Hematol 6:135-7. 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications134 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Literature review of surgical management of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    A Hallin
    Department of Surgery, Falu Hospital, Falun, SE-791 82, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:197-204. 2001
    ..The overview revealed several methodological problems in the reported studies. CONCLUSIONS: The results can be used as the basis of quality assurance or in decision trees or other models. Better reporting standards are needed...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a systematic review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ann Surg 258:257-61. 2013
    ..To provide the collected evidence from all literature reports...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial treatment to impair expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA): a systematic review of the clinical evidence
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:288-92. 2013
    ..Such trials are on the way both in Europe and the US, the results being awaited with interest...
  8. doi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparin versus rivaroxaban in orthopedic surgery
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Expert Rev Hematol 6:135-7. 2013
    ..Inclusion in the registry of consecutive patients is important to illustrate generalizability of results obtained in randomized trials. This review discusses the problem with using historical comparisons to draw firm conclusions...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Post-discharge compliance to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in high-risk orthopaedic surgery: results from the ETHOS registry
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 107:280-7. 2012
    ..Improvements in patient education and prescribing practices at discharge may be important in further raising compliance levels in high-risk orthopaedic surgery patients...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
  24. ncbi request reprint [From primary health care to invasive intervention. The cardiovascular patient's way through the Swedish health care system]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 103:38-40. 2006
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Popliteal venous aneurysm--a systematic review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, SE 751 85, Sweden
    World J Surg 30:273-9. 2006
    ..Popliteal vein aneurysm is a rare but potentially problematic disease with a risk of pulmonary embolism...
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. ncbi request reprint [Vascular surgery finally a specialty of its own: Structural changes are now to be expected for centralization and care efficiency promotion]
    David Bergqvist
    Lakartidningen 103:2143-5. 2006
  31. 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...
  32. 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
  33. 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...
  34. 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
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism after surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Surg 35:1824-8. 2011
    ..Studies on patients undergoing transurethral resection are lacking. Antifibrinolytic treatment to diminish bleeding does not seem to increase the risk of thrombosis...
  37. 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?..
  38. doi request reprint Enteric fistulation after renal artery reconstruction: a systematic literature review
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    World J Surg 34:2305-7. 2010
    ..Arterioenteric fistulation is a serious complication, associated with a high mortality rate and a high incidence of kidney loss among survivors...
  39. pmc Aneurysms--from traumatology to screening
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ups J Med Sci 115:81-7. 2010
    ..By early detection through screening, and thereby the possibility to treat before rupture, it has now become possible to decrease the total mortality from the disease in the population...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Difficult-to-control intraoperative bleeding--practical measures]
    David Bergqvist
    Kirurgkliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 104:407-11. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Antiswelling effect of StepIt--an active foot pump system
    David Bergqvist
    Department of Surgery, Academic Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99:20-2. 2009
    ..StepIt is a device for active movement of the foot that simulates normal walking with calf muscle contractions...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fibrinolysis in patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm with special emphasis on rupture and shock
    E Skagius
    Department of Surgery, Sundsvall County Hospital, Sundsvall, Sweden
    J Thromb Haemost 6:147-50. 2008
    ..Previous studies have shown a state of activated coagulation in patients with ruptured AAA. However, there are conflicting results regarding the fibrinolytic response...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Activated coagulation in patients with shock due to ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    E Skagius
    Department of Surgery, Sundsvall County Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:37-40. 2008
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Incidence of acute thrombo-embolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery--a population-based study
    S Acosta
    Department of Surgery, Blekinge County Hospital, Karlskrona, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:145-50. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of acute thrombo-embolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (AOSMA) in a population-based study...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of low molecular weight heparin, dextran and their combinations on experimental venous thrombosis in rabbits
    S E Matthiasson
    Department of Surgery, Lund University, Malmo General Hospital, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 71:363-5. 1994
    ..11). The results are consistent with an augmentation of the antithrombotic effect of LMWH by dextran 70. The need for further evaluation of the combined efficacy of LMWH and dextran is apparent from this study...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of dextran and enoxaparin on early ePTFE graft thrombogenicity in sheep
    S E Matthiasson
    Department of Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 9:284-92. 1995
    ..To evaluate the effect of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH), dextran 70 and their combination on platelet adhesion and fibrinogen uptake in ePTFE grafts in an experimental sheep model...
  55. doi request reprint Late follow-up of a randomized trial of routine duplex imaging before varicose vein surgery
    L Blomgren
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 98:1112-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact of preoperative duplex imaging after 7 years, in relation to other risk factors for varicose vein recurrence...
  56. ncbi request reprint An experimental porcine model of partial ischaemia of the distal colon
    M Bjorck
    Department of Surgery, Skellefteå District Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Surg 163:843-50. 1997
    ..Ischaemia of the colon is a major challenge in aortoiliac surgery. The aim was to establish an animal model of partial distal colonic ischaemia to study interventional strategies...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Coagulation and fibrinolysis in chronic venous insufficiency
    L Blomgren
    Department of Surgery, St Gorans Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Vasa 30:184-7. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate plasma markers within these systems and skin pathology...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Current use of thromboembolism prophylaxis for laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients in Sweden
    F Lindberg
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Surg Endosc 19:386-8. 2005
    ..The need for thromboembolism (TE) prophylaxis during laparoscopic surgery is not well established. The aim of this study was to investigate current TE prophylaxis in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in Sweden...
  64. 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...
  65. 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
    ....
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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)...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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)...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effect of dobutamine on distal colon ischaemia in the pig
    M Bjorck
    Department of Surgery, Lasarettet, Skellefteå, Sweden
    Intensive Care Med 24:178-84. 1998
    ..And the hypothesis that mannitol prevents reperfusion injury...
  75. 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
  76. 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
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis
    Björn Kragsterman
    Section of Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Stroke 37:2886-91. 2006
    ..The aim was to analyze long-term survival after CEA for asymptomatic stenosis and the impact of risk factors in a population-based study...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis in Sweden are improving: Results from a population-based registry
    Björn Kragsterman
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 44:79-85. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome in routine clinical practice in Sweden in a population-based study...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. doi request reprint Early inflammatory response in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jonas Wallinder
    Department of Surgery, Sundsvall County Hospital, Sweden
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:32-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the current data indicate that rupture of an AAA activates the inflammatory system with a compensatory anti-inflammatory response...
  86. doi request reprint Proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine balance in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm and the impact of aneurysm size
    Jonas Wallinder
    Department of Surgery, Sundsvall County Hospital, Sweden
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:258-61. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the present data indicate a proinflammatory response and a proinflammatory to antiinflammatory imbalance in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm which is dependent by aneurysm size...
  87. doi request reprint Risk factor profiles and use of cardiovascular drug prevention in women and men with peripheral arterial disease
    Birgitta Sigvant
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital Karlstad, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:39-46. 2009
    ..To determine cardiovascular comorbidities and use of cardiovascular disease preventive drugs in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), with special attention to sex differences...
  88. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of peripheral arterial disease prevalence with special focus on critical limb ischemia and sex differences
    Birgitta Sigvant
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital Karlstad, Karlstad, and Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 45:1185-91. 2007
    ..A population-based point-prevalence study was conducted to determine the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in Sweden, with special attention to critical limb ischemia and sex differences...
  89. ncbi request reprint Areas of concern, quality of life and life satisfaction in patients with peripheral vascular disease
    A Hallin
    Department of Surgery, Falu Hospital, S 791 82 Falun, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:255-63. 2002
    ..to explore the ways in which peripheral vascular disease subjectively affect patients and to relate these findings to validated measurements of quality of life (QOL) and life satisfaction...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm: a population-based study with historical and current data
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 372 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 41:390-6. 2005
    ..To define risk factors associated with the development of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in a population-based case-control study...
  97. 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...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi request reprint Low quality of life prior to screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm: a possible risk factor for negative mental effects
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:287-93. 2004
    ..Thus, low QOL before screening is a possible risk factor for negative mental effects of diagnosing an AAA by screening...
  100. ncbi request reprint [Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening starts now. First out with the invitation of all 65-year old men is the county of Uppsala]
    Anders Wanhainen
    Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 103:2038-9. 2006
  101. ncbi request reprint Elevated tissue plasminogen activator in patients with screening-detected abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 45:1109-13. 2007
    ....