Forekomst, utredning, behandling og forebygging av medfødt og ervervet hjertesykdom

Harald Brundvand MD PhD
Slobodan Calic, MD
Thomas Dahlslett, MD
Daniela Melichova, MD
Sigve Karlsen, MD
Anete Kaldal, MD
Edvard L. Sandberg, MD
Gunnar Wik, MD
Vibeke Salvesen, MD
Sverre Høie, MD
Nora Johansen, MD PhD
Benthe Sjøli, MD PhD
Jarle Jortveit, MD PhD (leder)

• PhD-kandidat: Daniela Melichova. Veileder Kristina Haugaa. Improved prediction of clinical outcome with the use of global strain and mechanical disperzion in patients with myocardial infarction, heart failure, and patients who receive primary prophylactic internal cardioverter defibrillator.
• Phd-Kandidat: Anete Kaldal. Veileder: Jarle Jortveit. Sekundærprofylakse etter hjerteinfarkt
• PhD-kandidat: Edvard L Sandberg. Veileder: Jarle Jortveit. The South-Norway Atrial Fibrillation Screening Study
• PhD-kandidat: Vibeke Salvesen. Veileder: Nora Johansen. Seksualfunksjon etter hjerteinfarkt
• PhD-kandidat Gunnar Wik. Veileder Henrik HolmstrømMortality in children with congenital heart disease
• PhD-kandidat Sigve Karlsen. Veileder Harald Brunvand. Diagnostisk og terapeutisk stratifisering av akutt koronar syndrom

• Behandling og overlevelse etter hjerteinfarkt. Jarle Jortveit.
• Hololens-CTO, Slobodan Calic.
• Prehospital identification of myocardial infarction. Lars Jacobsen/Jarle Jortveit.
• BEtablocker Treatment After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Jarle Jortveit.
• The Norwegian Trial of Physical Exercise After Myocardial Infarction. Jarle Jortveit

Differences in characteristics, treatments and outcomes in patientswith non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: novel insights from fournational European continuous real-world registries.

Edfors R, Jernberg T, Lewinter C, Blöndal M, Eha J, Lõiveke P, Marandi T, Ainla T, Saar A, Veldre G, Ferenci T, Andréka P, Jánosi A, Jortveit J, Halvorsen S.

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2022 Jun 6;8(4):429-436. doi:


PMID: 33605415

Comparison of management and outcomes of ST-segment elevationmyocardial infarction patients in Estonia, Hungary, Norway, andSweden according to national ongoing registries.

Blöndal M, Ainla T, Eha J, Lõiveke P, Marandi T, Saar A, Veldre G, Edfors R, Lewinter C, Jernberg T, Jortveit J, Halvorsen S, Becker D, Csanádi Z, Ferenci T, Andréka P, Jánosi A.

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2022 May 5;8(3):307-314. doi:


PMID: 33710273

Time trends in adherence to guideline recommendations foranticoagulation therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation andmyocardial infarction.

Jortveit J, Sandberg EL, Pripp AH, Halvorsen S.

Open Heart. 2022 Apr;9(1):e001934. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2021001934.

PMID: 35387862 Free PMC article.

Paroxysmal Tachycardia Diagnosed by ECG247 Smart Heart Sensor in aPreviously Healthy Child.

Jortveit J, Früh A, Odland HH.

Case Rep Pediatr. 2022 Mar 27;2022:9027255. doi:

10.1155/2022/9027255. eCollection 2022.

PMID: 35386228 Free PMC article.

Remote ECG Monitoring by ECG247 Smart Heart Sensor.

Jortveit J, Fensli R.

Int J Telemed Appl. 2022 Feb 11;2022:6812889. doi:

10.1155/2022/6812889. eCollection 2022.

PMID: 35186075 Free PMC article.

Increased deformation of the left ventricle during exercise testmeasured by global longitudinal strain can rule out significant

coronary artery disease in patients with suspected unstable anginapectoris.

Karlsen S, Melichova D, Dahlslett T, Grenne B, Sjøli B, Smiseth O, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

Echocardiography. 2022 Feb;39(2):233-239. doi: 10.1111/echo.15295. Epub 2022 Jan 18.

PMID: 35043455

Feasibility of prehospital identification of non-ST-elevation myocardialinfarction by ECG, troponin and echocardiography.

Jacobsen L, Grenne B, Olsen RB, Jortveit J.

Emerg Med J. 2022 Jan 21:emermed-2021-211179. doi:

10.1136/emermed-2021-211179. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35064012

Long-term hospital-based secondary prevention of coronary arterydisease: a randomized controlled trial.

Kaldal A, Tonstad S, Jortveit J.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2021 Dec 16;21(1):600. doi: 10.1186/s12872021-02426-3.

PMID: 34915839 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Diagnostic Accuracy and Usability of the ECG247 Smart Heart SensorCompared to Conventional Holter Technology.

Sandberg EL, Grenne BL, Berge T, Grimsmo J, Atar D, Halvorsen S, Fensli R, Jortveit J.

J Healthc Eng. 2021 Nov 2;2021:5230947. doi:

10.1155/2021/5230947. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 34765102 Free PMC article.

Strain echocardiography improves prediction of arrhythmic events inischemic and non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Melichova D, Nguyen TM, Salte IM, Klaeboe LG, Sjøli B, Karlsen S, Dahlslett T, Leren IS, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H, Haugaa KH.

Int J Cardiol. 2021 Nov 1;342:56-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.07.044. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

PMID: 34324947

Artificial Intelligence for Automatic Measurement of Left VentricularStrain in Echocardiography.

Salte IM, Østvik A, Smistad E, Melichova D, Nguyen TM, Karlsen S, Brunvand H, Haugaa KH, Edvardsen T, Lovstakken L, Grenne B.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Oct;14(10):1918-1928. doi:

10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.04.018. Epub 2021 Jun 16.

PMID: 34147442

Unexpected death in children with severe congenital heart defects inNorway 2004-2016.

Wik G, Jortveit J, Sitras V, Døhlen G, Rønnestad AE, Holmstrøm H.

Arch Dis Child. 2021 Oct;106(10):961-966. doi: 10.1136/archdischild2020-319936. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

PMID: 33597179 Free PMC article.

Outcomes after delayed primary percutaneous coronary interventionversus pharmaco-invasive strategy in ST-segment elevationmyocardial infarction in Norway.

Jortveit J, Pripp AH, Halvorsen S.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother. 2021 May 26:pvab041. doi:

10.1093/ehjcvp/pvab041. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34038535

Myocardial Function Imaging in Echocardiography Using DeepLearning.

Ostvik A, Salte IM, Smistad E, Nguyen TM, Melichova D, Brunvand H, Haugaa K, Edvardsen T, Grenne B, Lovstakken L.

IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2021 May;40(5):1340-1351. doi:

10.1109/TMI.2021.3054566. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

PMID: 33493114

2020 Update of the quality indicators for acute myocardial infarction:a position paper of the Association for Acute Cardiovascular Care: thestudy group for quality indicators from the ACVC and the NSTE-ACSguideline group.

Schiele F, Aktaa S, Rossello X, Ahrens I, Claeys MJ, Collet JP, Fox KAA,

Gale CP, Huber K, Iakobishvili Z, Keys A, Lambrinou E, Leonardi S,

Lettino M, Masoudi FA, Price S, Quinn T, Swahn E, Thiele H, Timmis A,

Tubaro M, Vrints CJM, Walker D, Bueno H; ESC Scientific Document Group, Halvorsen S, Jernberg T, Jortveit J, Blöndal M, Ibanez B, Hassager C.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2021 Apr 8;10(2):224-233. doi:


PMID: 33550362

[Let's talk about sex with no upper age limit].

Johansen N.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2021 Mar 7;141(4). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.21.0130. Print 2021 Mar 9.

PMID: 33685100 Norwegian. No abstract available.

Real-Time Automatic Ejection Fraction and Foreshortening DetectionUsing Deep Learning.

Smistad E, Ostvik A, Salte IM, Melichova D, Nguyen TM, Haugaa K, Brunvand H, Edvardsen T, Leclerc S, Bernard O, Grenne B, Lovstakken


IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2020 Dec;67(12):25952604. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2020.2981037. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

PMID: 32175861

Incidence, risk factors and outcome of young patients with myocardialinfarction.

Jortveit J, Pripp AH, Langørgen J, Halvorsen S.

Heart. 2020 Sep;106(18):1420-1426. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019316067. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

PMID: 32111640

Severe congenital heart defects: incidence, causes and time trends ofpreoperative mortality in Norway.

Wik G, Jortveit J, Sitras V, Døhlen G, Rønnestad AE, Holmstrøm H.

Arch Dis Child. 2020 Aug;105(8):738-743. doi: 10.1136/archdischild2019-317581. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

PMID: 32051128 Free PMC article.

The role of testosterone in menopausal hormone treatment. What isthe evidence?

Johansen N, Lindén Hirschberg A, Moen MH.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2020 Aug;99(8):966-969. doi:

10.1111/aogs.13819. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

PMID: 32027015 Review.

Risk of cardiovascular disease after preventive salpingooophorectomy.

Johansen N, Tonstad S, Liavaag AH, Selmer RM, Tanbo TG, Michelsen TM.

Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020 May;30(5):575-582. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019000856. Epub 2020 Apr 23.

PMID: 32332121

Pharmacy-dispensed drugs for secondary prevention after myocardialinfarction.

Jortveit J, Halvorsen S, Langørgen J.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2020 Mar 9;140(4). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.19.0416. Print 2020 Mar 17.

PMID: 32192264 English, Norwegian.

Long-term ECG recording: findings and implications.

Jortveit J, Lislevand TH, Rysstad L, Dahlslett T, Sjøli B.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2020 Feb 10;140(3). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.19.0434. Print 2020 Feb 25.

PMID: 32105037 English, Norwegian.

Global longitudinal strain is a more reproducible measure of leftventricular function than ejection fraction regardless ofechocardiographic training.

Karlsen S, Dahlslett T, Grenne B, Sjøli B, Smiseth O, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2019 Sep 2;17(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12947019-0168-9.

PMID: 31477137 Free PMC article.

Poor adherence to guideline recommendations among patients withatrial fibrillation and acute myocardial infarction.

Jortveit J, Pripp AH, Langørgen J, Halvorsen S.

Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 Sep;26(13):1373-1382. doi:

10.1177/2047487319841940. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

PMID: 30966816

Unsatisfactory risk factor control and high rate of new cardiovascularevents in patients with myocardial infarction and prior coronary arterydisease.

Jortveit J, Halvorsen S, Kaldal A, Pripp AH, Govatsmark RES, Langørgen


BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019 Mar 28;19(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s12872019-1062-y.

PMID: 30922234 Free PMC article.

BEtablocker Treatment After acute Myocardial Infarction inrevascularized patients without reduced left ventricular ejectionfraction (BETAMI): Rationale and design of a prospective, randomized,open, blinded end point study.

Munkhaugen J, Ruddox V, Halvorsen S, Dammen T, Fagerland MW,

Hernæs KH, Vethe NT, Prescott E, Jensen SE, Rødevand O, Jortveit J, Bendz B, Schirmer H, Køber L, Bøtker HE, Larsen AI, Vikenes K, Steigen T, Wiseth R, Pedersen T, Edvardsen T, Otterstad JE, Atar D.

Am Heart J. 2019 Feb;208:37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2018.10.005. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

PMID: 30530121 Clinical Trial.

Prevalence of infective endocarditis in children.

Jortveit J, Eskedal L, Klcovansky J, Døhlen G, Holmstrøm H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2019 Jan 17;139(2). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.18.0422. Print 2019 Jan 29.

PMID: 30698389 English, Norwegian. No abstract available.

Takotsubo syndrome in Sørlandet Hospital Arendal 2010-16.

Gunnes P, Thalamus J, Melichova D, Calic S, Jakobsen OJ, Larsen T, Jortveit J.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2019 Jan 28;139(2). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.18.0399. Print 2019 Jan 29.

PMID: 30698386 English, Norwegian.

Diagnosis of severe congenital heart defects in Norway 2016.

Jortveit J, Wik G, Ødegaard JS, Sitras V, Perminow KV, Holmstrøm H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2019 Jan 21;139(2). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.18.0606. Print 2019 Jan 29.

PMID: 30698385 English, Norwegian.

Endocarditis in children and adolescents with congenital heartdefects: a Norwegian nationwide register-based cohort study.

Jortveit J, Klcovansky J, Eskedal L, Birkeland S, Døhlen G, Holmstrøm H.

Arch Dis Child. 2018 Jul;103(7):670-674. doi: 10.1136/archdischild2017-313917. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

PMID: 29510997

Hormone Levels and Sexual Functioning After Risk-Reducing SalpingoOophorectomy.

Johansen N, Liavaag AH, Mørkrid L, Michelsen TM.

Sex Med. 2018 Jun;6(2):143-153. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2018.02.002. Epub 2018 Apr 7.

PMID: 29631858 Free PMC article.

Prevalence of diabetes before and after first diagnosis of coronaryartery disease.

Jortveit J, Kaldal A, Tonstad S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2018 Mar 5;138(5). doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.17.0539. Print 2018 Mar 6.

PMID: 29513466 English, Norwegian.

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Optimizes Myocardial Function DuringCardiogenic Shock.

Dahlslett T, Karlsen S, Grenne B, Sjøli B, Bendz B, Skulstad H, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Mar;11(3):512-514. doi:

10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.05.019. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

PMID: 28823741 No abstract available.

User Evaluation of a Smartphone Application for AnticoagulationTherapy.

Smaradottir B, Martinez S, Borycki E, Loudon G, Kushniruk A, Jortveit J, Fensli R.

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2018;247:466-470.

PMID: 29678004

Out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest in children with congenital heartdefects.

Jortveit J, Klcovansky J, Døhlen G, Eskedal L, Birkeland S, Holmstrøm H.

Arch Dis Child. 2018 Jan;103(1):57-60. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017312621. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

PMID: 28838970

Geographical differences in prescription of secondary preventive drugtherapy after acute myocardial infarction in Norway.

Jortveit J, Halvorsen S.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother. 2017 Jul 1;3(3):132-133. doi:


PMID: 28444199 No abstract available.

Use of hormone replacement therapy after risk-reducing salpingooophorectomy.

Johansen N, Liavaag AH, Iversen OE, Dørum A, Braaten T, Michelsen TM.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 May;96(5):547-555. doi:

10.1111/aogs.13120. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

PMID: 28236297

Bedre overlevelse hos barn med medfødte hjertefeil.

Jortveit J.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2017 Jan 24;137(2):129. doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.16.0982. eCollection 2017 Jan.

PMID: 28127083 Norwegian. No abstract available.

Warfarin Guide: Co-Design of a Mobile Computer-AssistedAnticoagulant Therapy.

Gerdes M, Martinez S, Smaradottir B, Fensli R, Jortveit J.

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;245:1222.

PMID: 29295309

Mortality and complications in 3495 children with isolated ventricularseptal defects.

Jortveit J, Leirgul E, Eskedal L, Greve G, Fomina T, Døhlen G, Tell GS, Birkeland S, Øyen N, Holmstrøm H.

Arch Dis Child. 2016 Sep;101(9):808-13. doi: 10.1136/archdischild2015-310154. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

PMID: 27091847

Gender differences in the assessment and treatment of myocardialinfarction.

Jortveit J, Govatsmark RE, Langørgen J, Hole T, Mannsverk J, Olsen S, Risøe C, Halvorsen S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2016 Aug 23;136(14-15):1215-22. doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.16.0224. eCollection 2016 Aug.

PMID: 27554562 English, Norwegian.

Initiation of and long-term adherence to secondary preventive drugsafter acute myocardial infarction.

Halvorsen S, Jortveit J, Hasvold P, Thuresson M, Øie E.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2016 May 31;16:115. doi: 10.1186/s12872016-0283-6.

PMID: 27246583 Free PMC article.

Trends in Mortality of Congenital Heart Defects.

Jortveit J, Øyen N, Leirgul E, Fomina T, Tell GS, Vollset SE, Eskedal L, Døhlen G, Birkeland S, Holmstrøm H.

Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Mar-Apr;11(2):160-8. doi:

10.1111/chd.12307. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

PMID: 26559783

Sudden unexpected death in children with congenital heart defects.

Jortveit J, Eskedal L, Hirth A, Fomina T, Døhlen G, Hagemo P, Tell GS, Birkeland S, Øyen N, Holmstrøm H.

Eur Heart J. 2016 Feb 14;37(7):621-6. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv478. Epub 2015 Sep 4.

PMID: 26341891

[A man in his 20s with abdominal pain and heart murmurs].

Jortveit J, Dahlslett T, Kvien EH, Lundblad R, Trøseid M, Beitnes JO.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2016 Feb 9;136(3):238-40. doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.15.0790. eCollection 2016 Feb 9.

PMID: 26860384 Norwegian. No abstract available.

Sexual activity and functioning after risk-reducing salpingooophorectomy: Impact of hormone replacement therapy.

Johansen N, Liavaag AH, Tanbo TG, Dahl AA, Pripp AH, Michelsen TM.

Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jan;140(1):101-6. doi:

10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.11.016. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

PMID: 26597462

Myocardial infarction in Norway in 2013.

Jortveit J, Govatsmark RE, Digre TA, Risøe C, Hole T, Mannsverk J, Slørdahl SA, Halvorsen S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2014 Oct 14;134(19):1841-6. doi:

10.4045/tidsskr.14.0804. eCollection 2014 Oct 14.

PMID: 25314984 English, Norwegian.

Early assessment of strain echocardiography can accurately excludesignificant coronary artery stenosis in suspected non-ST-segmentelevation acute coronary syndrome.

Dahlslett T, Karlsen S, Grenne B, Eek C, Sjøli B, Skulstad H, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014 May;27(5):512-9. doi:

10.1016/j.echo.2014.01.019. Epub 2014 Mar 5.

PMID: 24612899 Clinical Trial.

Are the guidelines for treatment of myocardial infarction compliedwith?

Jortveit J, Grenne B, Uchto M, Dahlslett T, Fosse L, Gunnes P.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2014 Feb 25;134(4):412-6. doi:


PMID: 24569740 English, Norwegian.

Strain echocardiography improves risk prediction of ventriculararrhythmias after myocardial infarction.

Haugaa KH, Grenne BL, Eek CH, Ersbøll M, Valeur N, Svendsen JH, Florian A, Sjøli B, Brunvand H, Køber L, Voigt JU, Desmet W, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Aug;6(8):841-50. doi:

10.1016/j.jcmg.2013.03.005. Epub 2013 Jul 10.

PMID: 23850251

Risk assessment of ventricular arrhythmias in patients withnonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy by strain echocardiography.

Haugaa KH, Goebel B, Dahlslett T, Meyer K, Jung C, Lauten A, Figulla HR, Poerner TC, Edvardsen T.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Jun;25(6):667-73. doi:

10.1016/j.echo.2012.02.004. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

PMID: 22421028

Postsystolic shortening is a strong predictor of recovery of systolicfunction in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H.

Eur J Echocardiogr. 2011 Jul;12(7):483-9. doi:

10.1093/ejechocard/jer055. Epub 2011 May 24.

PMID: 21609975

Mean strain throughout the heart cycle by longitudinal twodimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography enables earlyprediction of infarct size.

Grenne B, Eek C, Sjøli B, Dahlslett T, Hol PK, Orn S, Skulstad H, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Oct;24(10):1118-25. doi:

10.1016/j.echo.2011.06.002. Epub 2011 Jul 18.

PMID: 21764553

The advantage of global strain compared to left ventricular ejectionfraction to predict outcome after acute myocardial infarction.

Sjøli B, Grenne B, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

Echocardiography. 2011 May;28(5):556-63. doi: 10.1111/j.15408175.2011.01384.x. Epub 2011 Apr 29.

PMID: 21535118

Acute coronary occlusion in non-ST-elevation acute coronarysyndrome: outcome and early identification by strainechocardiography.

Grenne B, Eek C, Sjøli B, Dahlslett T, Uchto M, Hol PK, Skulstad H, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

Heart. 2010 Oct;96(19):1550-6. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2009.188391. Epub 2010 Jul 18.

PMID: 20643662

Strain echocardiography predicts acute coronary occlusion in patientswith non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome.

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H.

Eur J Echocardiogr. 2010 Jul;11(6):501-8. doi:

10.1093/ejechocard/jeq008. Epub 2010 Feb 25.

PMID: 20185525

Changes of myocardial function in patients with non-ST-elevationacute coronary syndrome awaiting coronary angiography.

Grenne B, Eek C, Sjøli B, Skulstad H, Aakhus S, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

Am J Cardiol. 2010 May 1;105(9):1212-8. doi:

10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.12.036. Epub 2010 Mar 11.

PMID: 20403468

Strain echocardiography andwall motion score index predicts finalinfarct size in patients with non-ST-segment-elevation myocardialinfarction.

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Hol PK, Smith HJ, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Mar;3(2):187-94. doi:

10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.109.910521. Epub 2010 Jan 14.

PMID: 20075142

[Simple electrophysiologic examination of patients with palpitation ortachycardia].

Hysing J, Brunvand H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2009 Dec 3;129(23):2479-82. doi:


PMID: 19997136 Norwegian.

Comparison of left ventricular ejection fraction and left ventricularglobal strain as determinants of infarct size in patients with acutemyocardial infarction.

Sjøli B, Ørn S, Grenne B, Vartdal T, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Nov;22(11):1232-8. doi:

10.1016/j.echo.2009.07.027. Epub 2009 Oct 7.

PMID: 19815383

Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation as a bridge to hearttransplantation does not impair long-term survival.

Gjesdal O, Gude E, Arora S, Leivestad T, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Aaberge L, Brunvand H, Edvardsen T, Geiran OR, Simonsen S.

Eur J Heart Fail. 2009 Jul;11(7):709-14. doi: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfp078. Epub 2009 Jun 10.

PMID: 19515719

Left ventricle longitudinal deformation assessment by mitral annulusdisplacement or global longitudinal strain in chronic ischemic heartdisease: are they interchangeable?

Gjesdal O, Vartdal T, Hopp E, Lunde K, Brunvand H, Smith HJ, Edvardsen T.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Jul;22(7):823-30. doi:

10.1016/j.echo.2009.04.023. Epub 2009 Jun 7.

PMID: 19505792

Diagnostic capability and reproducibility of strain by Doppler and byspeckle tracking in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Sjøli B, Ørn S, Grenne B, Ihlen H, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jan;2(1):24-33. doi:


PMID: 19356529

[A cold, confused and edematous 56-year old man].

Jortveit J, Gundersen T, Holte SE, Brunvand H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2008 Feb 28;128(5):572-3.

PMID: 18333288 Norwegian. No abstract available.

Early prediction of infarct size by strain Doppler echocardiographyafter coronary reperfusion.

Vartdal T, Brunvand H, Pettersen E, Smith HJ, Lyseggen E, Helle-Valle T, Skulstad H, Ihlen H, Edvardsen T.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Apr 24;49(16):1715-21. doi:

10.1016/j.jacc.2006.12.047. Epub 2007 Apr 5.

PMID: 17448374 Clinical Trial.

[Treatment of cardiac failure with an intra-aortic balloon pump].

Brunvand H, Kongsgård E, Edvardsen T, Simonsen S, Pedersen TH, Karlsen HM, Geiran O.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2006 Aug 24;126(16):2104-6.

PMID: 16932779 Norwegian.

[Elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction receive less medicaltherapy].

Jortveit J, Brunvand H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2006 Aug 10;126(15):1921-4.

PMID: 16915315 Norwegian.

[Registration of hospital time reduces the delay of thrombolytictreatment in myocardial infarction].

Jortveit J, Køien HS, Gundersen T, Brunvand H.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2005 Sep 8;125(17):2346-7.

PMID: 16151490 Norwegian.

[A 54-year old man with severe circulatory collapse].

Eggum R, Saatvedt K, Brunvand H, Strand T, Pedersen TH, Svennevig


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