Vascular Surgery

The research group uses several different methods including prospective clinical studies, registry-based research, data-simulation (Markov-analysis), animal experiments, biochemical analyses and complex imaging techniques. The PhD projects normally include several different scientific methods. The research group coordinates large multicentre randomized trials evaluating the effect of a mastcell-inhibitor (AORTA-trial) and platelet inhibition (TicAAA-trial) on AAA growth rate.

Disease, in particular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

1) Etiology/pathogenesis with multiple translational research projects that are implemented in collaboration with other research groups. They are focused on inflammation (studied with PET/CT and MRI imaging), relative telomere length, SNP analyses, infectious agents and possible auto-immune reactions. A population-based blood- and tissue-bank has been created, as well as one blood-bank from patients with multiple aneurysms. A multicentre genome-wide-analysis (GWA) project has been initiated. The research group coordinates a large multicentre randomized trial evaluating the effect of a mastcell-inhibitor on AAA growth rate.

Autoradiograms showing the uptake of [18]fluciclatide in sections of AAA from 2 patients (A and B). Controls of normal aortic tissue (C and D). B and D have an excess of unmarked fluciclatide as blocking agent.
Autoradiograms showing the uptake of [18]fluciclatide in sections of AAA from 2 patients (A and B). Controls of normal aortic tissue (C and D). B and D have an excess of unmarked fluciclatide as blocking agent.


2) Prevention by screening, where the role of Uppsala as pioneer in Sweden is exploited in various projects. Three of our PhD students at neighbouring hospitals are engaged in evaluating different aspects of the screening program. The prevalence of, and risk factors for, the disease in different risk groups are being studied in a multicentre collaboration. The cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies is evaluated, in particular population-based screening of men and women as well as selective high-risk screening. Methodological aspects of ultrasound measurement are studied as well as the importance of various suggested definitions of AAA.

3) Improvement of treatment results including methods for prevention and treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome and intestinal ischaemia, optimisation of follow-up after endovascular aortic repair and evaluation of modern endovascular aortic repair techniques. The group is involved in several projects related to the dynamic endovascular development within vascular surgery, including treatment of diseases of aneurysmal disease and dissections in the thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta.

This research-line was scrutinized by the Swedish Research Council in 2012, the grants were prolonged and increased almost three-fold. In 2011 an extra grant from the Swedish Research Council was given as a result of a separate application for clinical research (“Kunskapsluckor i Sjukvården”), explaining why we have two grants. The Heart and Lung Foundation, and the Regional Research Fund also support this research-line. There are multiple international collaborators: Zürich, London, Paris and Rotterdam being the most important centres, as well as the VASCUNET, a collaboration of eleven national and regional vascular registries.

Example of attenuation CT, PET image, and fused images PET/CT. This examination revealed a vascular graft infection.
Example of attenuation CT, PET image, and fused images PET/CT. This examination revealed a vascular graft infection.

Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease

4) Several projects focusing on carotid artery stenosis, and surgery to prevent stroke, are under evolution. One project studies population based screening of carotid artery stenosis in 65-year old men, profiting from the screening organisation for AAA, another focuses on the importance of contra-lateral occlusion when operating on patients with carotid artery stenosis, and a third one analyses symptoms occurring between a qualifying symptoms and surgery.

5) Intestinal ischaemia is studied with both epidemiological and translational methodology, including micro-array analysis of tissue from porcine experiments.

6) Iatrogenic vascular injuries are studied in different registries with the aim of defining preventive strategies, and in collaboration with the orthopaedic department popliteal artery injuries after both elective orthopaedic surgery and knee trauma are studied.

7) In a basic research project levels of PAI-1 are studied among patients with critical limb ischaemia. The group is involved in the design of a large international multicentre trial evaluating the effect of a new thrombocyte inhibitor among patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease. New imaging techniques (3T-MRA, dual-energy CTA) to detect subclinical arterial lesions among patients with diabetic foot ulcer are tested. New endovascular treatment modalities for lower extremity ischaemia are evaluated.

Venous Disease

8) Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism has focused on the effects of selective blocking of activated Factor II and X.

9) The epidemiology of venous ulcers is studied. A multicenter RCT assessing the role of perforator surgery with SEPS to minimize the risk of recurrence of venous leg ulcers long term was published. Recurrence of varicose veins following intervention is analysed in a series of prospective clinical studies, assessing both short and long term recurrence.
 

Members of the group during 2019

Principal investigator
Anders Wanhainen, Professor, Uppsala

Senior investigators
David Bergqvist, Professor emeritus, Uppsala
Kevin Mani, docent, Uppsala
Thomas Troëng, docent, Karlskrona
David Lindström, docent, Uppsala
Martin Björck, Professor emeritus, Uppsala

Post-doc (PhD)
Christer Liungman, Uppsala
Björn Kragsterman, Uppsala
Gustaf Tegler, Uppsala
Sverker Svensjö, Falun
Hans Ravn, Kolding, Danmark
Lars Karlsson, Gävle
Khatereh Djavani, Gävle
Anders Hellberg, Västerås
Tomas Block, Stockholm
Karl Sörelius, Uppsala
Dominika Högberg, Trollhättan
Birgitta Sigvant, Karlstad
Johnny Steuer, Stockholm
Jon Unosson, Uppsala
Hassan Baderkhan, Uppsala
Fredrik Linder, Uppsala
Olivia Grip, Uppsala
Anne Burdess, Edinburgh/Newcastle, UK

PhD students
Anne Cervin, Trollhättan
Achilleas Karkamanis, Uppsala
Kim Gunnarsson, Gävle
Jonas Wallinder, Sundsvall
Samuel Ersryd, Gävle
Hamid Gavali, Uppsala
Linda Lyttkens, Uppsala
Demos Dellagrammaticas, Uppsala
Fjalar Elvarsson, Västerås
Jacob Lilly, Århus, Danmark
Marek Kuzniar, Uppsala
Patrik Söderberg, Falun
Fredrik Lilja, Sundsvall
Sara Bruce, Uppsala
Tina Hellgren, Uppsala
Knut Thorbjørnsen, Gävle
Linda Haakseth, Uppsala
Lina Holmberg, Uppsala
Antonio José Garcia Pereira Filho, Karlstad

External PhD-students (to whom senior members of the research group are co-tutors) 
Hanna Ljungbåge, Kolorektal kirurgi, Uppsala
Mari Holsti, Kärlkirurgen, Umeå
Sven-Erik Persson, Kärlkirurgen, Umeå

Research nurses
Linda Lyttkens (Team Manager)
Katarina Bruun
Sofia Lindell
Maimun Abdi Poljarevic (BMA)
Susanna Lindström
Clara Rydmyr
 

Publications

You find the latest reasearch and information absout the field of vascualr surgury in the Annual Report.

All publications can be found in the digital archive DiVA.

In all of these research fields, research is based on data from the Swedish quality register in vascular surgery, Swedvasc, as well as to the cooperation that has been established with ten other countries' regional and national vascular registry, Vascunet.

Publications 2018-2019, Vascular Surgery

  • Wanhainen, Anders; Svensjö, Sverker; Holst, Jan; Björck, Martin et al.

    Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm

    Part of The Lancet, p. 27-28, 2019.

  • Wanhainen, Anders; Verzini, Fabio; Van Herzeele, Isabelle; Allaire, Eric et al.

    Editor's Choice – European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2019 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Abdominal Aorto-iliac Artery Aneurysms

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 8-93, 2019.

  • Powell, Janet T.; Ambler, Graeme K.; Svensjö, Sverker; Wanhainen, Anders et al.

    Beyond the AAA Guidelines: Core Outcome Sets to Make Life Better for Patients

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 6-7, 2019.

  • Sigvant, Birgitta; Mani, Kevin; Björck, Martin

    The Swedish vascular registry Swedvasc 1987-2018: 31years of quality improvement and research

    Part of Gefässchirurgie, p. 21-26, 2019.

    Open access
  • Ekström, Curt; Wilger, Sophia; Wanhainen, Anders

    Pseudoexfoliation and aortic aneurysm: a long-term follow-up study

    Part of Acta Ophthalmologica, p. 80-83, 2019.

  • Hultgren, R.; Linne, A.; Svensjö, Sverker

    Cost-effectiveness of targeted screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in siblings

    Part of British Journal of Surgery, p. 206-216, 2019.

  • Sörelius, Karl; Schiraldi, Luigi; Giordano, Salvatore; Oranges, Carlo M. et al.

    Reconstructive Surgery of Inguinal Defects: A Systematic Literature Review of Surgical Etiology and Reconstructive Technique

    Part of In Vivo, p. 1-9, 2019.

    Open access
  • Grip, Olivia; Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin

    Acute Aortic Occlusion: Nationwide Cohort Study

    Part of Circulation, p. 292-294, 2019.

  • Sörelius, Karl; Wanhainen, Anders; Wahlgren, Carl-Magnus; Langenskiöld, Marcus et al.

    Nationwide Study on Treatment of Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 239-246, 2019.

  • Holmström, Inger; Bohlin, Sofia; Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin et al.

    Swedish men and smoking: Views on screening-detected abdominal aortic aneurysm

    Part of Nursing and Health Sciences, p. 119-125, 2019.

  • Steuer, Johnny; Bergqvist, David; Björck, Martin

    Surgical Renovascular Reconstruction for Renal Artery Stenosis and Aneurysm: Long-Term Durability and Survival

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 562-568, 2019.

  • Mani, Kevin; Kolh, Philippe; Lepidi, Sandro

    Treatment of Thoracic and Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Pathology in the Endovascular Era

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 473-474, 2019.

  • Saratzis, Athanasios; Mani, Kevin; Zayed, Hany

    Paclitaxel Eluting Endovascular Technology and Long-Term Mortality: Safety Concern or a Reminder of an Obvious Literature Gap?

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 327-328, 2019.

  • Björck, Martin

    Can we learn anything from the dinosaurs?

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 399-399, 2019.

  • Sundström, Johan; Björkelund, Cecilia; Giedraitis, Vilmantas; Hansson, Per-Olof et al.

    Rationale for a Swedish cohort consortium

    Part of Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, p. 21-28, 2019.

    Open access
  • Mani, Kevin; Björck, Martin

    Alternatives to Randomised Controlled Trials for the Poor, the Impatient, and When Evaluating Emerging Technologies

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 598-599, 2019.

  • Cervin, Anne

    Popliteal Artery Aneurysms: - epidemiology, treatment and results

    Open access
  • Wanhainen, Anders

    What Does the Patient Really Want to Know?

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 808-808, 2019.

  • Lyons, Oliver; Mani, Kevin

    Reducing the Mortality from Aortic Rupture: A Japanese Approach

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 787-787, 2019.

  • Behrendt, Christian-Alexander; Björck, Martin; Schwaneberg, Thea; Debus, Eike S. et al.

    Editor's Choice - Recommendations for Registry Data Collection for Revascularisations of Acute Limb Ischaemia: A Delphi Consensus from the International Consortium of Vascular Registries

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 816-821, 2019.

  • Hammo, Sari; Larzon, Thomas; Hultgren, Rebecka; Wanhainen, Anders et al.

    Outcome After Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: A National Multicentre Study

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 788-794, 2019.

  • Högberg, Dominika; Björck, Martin; Mani, Kevin; Svensjö, Sverker et al.

    Five Year Outcomes in Men Screened for Carotid Artery Stenosis at 65 Years of Age: A Population Based Cohort Study

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 759-766, 2019.

  • Lindström, David; Mani, Kevin; Lundberg, Goran; Wanhainen, Anders

    Bridging stent grafts in fenestrated and branched endovascular aortic repair: current practice and possible complications

    Part of Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, p. 476-484, 2019.

  • Wanhainen, Anders; Mani, Kevin; de Borst, Gert J.

    The most important news in the new ESVS 2019 clinical practice guidelines on the management of abdominal aorto-iliac artery aneurysm

    Part of Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, p. 485-489, 2019.

  • Conte, Michael S.; Bradbury, Andrew W.; Kolh, Philippe; White, John, V et al.

    Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. S1-S109, 2019.

  • Stackelberg, Otto; Lindström, David; Mani, Kevin; Lundberg, Göran et al.

    Outcomes after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm involving the renovisceral arteries: A multi-center follow-up study

    Part of Vascular, p. 397-404, 2019.

  • Sörelius, Karl; Svensson, J.; Matthiessen, P.; Rutegard, J. et al.

    A nationwide study on the incidence of mesenteric ischaemia after surgery for rectal cancer demonstrates an association with high arterial ligation

    Part of Colorectal Disease, p. 925-931, 2019.

  • Linder, Fredrik; Holmberg, Lina; Eklöf, Hampus; Björck, Martin et al.

    Better compliance with triage criteria in trauma would reduced costs with maintained patient safety

    Part of European journal of emergency medicine, p. 283-288, 2019.

    Open access
  • Sörelius, Karl; Budtz-Lilly, Jacob; Mani, Kevin; Wanhainen, Anders

    Systematic Review of the Management of Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 426-435, 2019.

  • Björck, Martin

    More Light on Isolated Mesenteric Artery Dissection from the Countries of the Rising Sun

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 400-400, 2019.

  • Jönelid, Birgitta; Kragsterman, Björn; Berglund, Lars; Andrén, Bertil et al.

    Low Walking Impairment Questionnaire score after a recent myocardial infarction identifies patients with polyvascular disease

    Part of JRSM Cardiovascular Disease, p. 1 1-9 9, 2019.

    Open access
  • Budtz-Lilly, Jacob; Liungman, Krister; Wanhainen, Anders; Mani, Kevin

    Correlations Between Branch Vessel Catheterization and Procedural Complexity in Fenestrated and Branched Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

    Part of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 277-283, 2019.

  • Budtz-Lilly, Jacob; Vikholm, Per; Wanhainen, Anders; Astudillo, Rafael et al.

    Technical eligibility for endovascular treatment of the aortic arch after open type A aortic dissection repair

    Part of Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2019.

    Open access
  • Thorbjörnsen, Knut; Svensjö, Sverker; Gidlund, Khatereh Djavani; Gilgen, Nils-Peter et al.

    Prevalence and natural history of and risk factors for subaneurysmal aorta among 65-year-old men

    Part of Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, p. 180-186, 2019.

    Open access
  • Scali, Salvatore T.; Beck, Adam W.; Sedrakyan, Art; Mao, Jialin et al.

    Hospital Volume Association With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Mortality Analysis of the International Consortium of Vascular Registries

    Part of Circulation, p. 1285-1287, 2019.

  • Linder, Fredrik; Holmberg, Lina; Björck, Martin; Juhlin, Claes et al.

    A prospective stepped wedge cohort evaluation of the new national trauma team activation criteria in Sweden - the TRAUMALERT study.

    Part of Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 2019.

    Open access
  • Venermo, Maarit; Sprynger, Muriel; Desormais, Ileana; Björck, Martin et al.

    Editor's Choice - Follow-up of Patients After Revascularisation for Peripheral Arterial Diseases: A Consensus Document From the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Diseases and the European Society for Vascular Surgery

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 641-653, 2019.

  • Bergqvist, David; Hafström, Larsolof; Gustafson, Pelle

    The Consequences of Negligence Claims in Arterial Surgery - An Analysis of Two Periods with an Increasing Use of Endovascular Treatment

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 771-776, 2019.

  • Brown, Peter; Sörelius, Karl; Zhou, Yaoqi

    Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search

    Part of Database, 2019.

    Open access
  • Ersryd, Samuel; Gidlund, Khatereh Djavani; Wanhainen, Anders; Smith, Linn et al.

    Editor's Choice - Abdominal Compartment Syndrome after Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Subgroups, Risk Factors, and Outcome

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 671-679, 2019.

  • Grip, Olivia; Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin

    Temporal Trends and Management of Acute Aortic Occlusion: A 21 Year Experience

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 690-696, 2019.

    Open access
  • Rosénsalen, entrance 95/96, NBV, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala 2019-12-18 13:00

    Budtz-Lilly, Jacob

    On Surgical Treatment of Aortic Pathology

    Open access
  • Hasvold, Pal; Nordanstig, Joakim; Kragsterman, Björn; Kristensen, Thomas et al.

    Long-term cardiovascular outcome, use of resources, and healthcare costs in patients with peripheral artery disease: results from a nationwide Swedish study

    Part of European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes, p. 10-17, 2018.

    Open access
  • Hassan, Baderkhan

    Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: Aspects of follow-up and complications

    Open access
  • Norgren, Lars; Patel, Manesh R.; Hiatt, William R.; Wojdyla, Daniel M. et al.

    Outcomes of Patients with Critical Limb Ischaemia in the EUCLID Trial

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 109-117, 2018.

  • Sörelius, Karl; di Summa, Pietro G.

    On the Diagnosis of Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms

    Part of Clinical Medicine Insights, 2018.

    Open access
  • Sörelius, Karl

    Re: "Management of Atherosclerotic Carotid and Vertebral Disease: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)"

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 142-142, 2018.

  • Liungman, Krister; Mani, Kevin; Wanhainen, Anders; Bosaeus, Linus et al.

    Safety and Functionality of a Guidewire Fixator: Clinical Investigation of a New Endovascular Tool

    Part of Innovations (Philadelphia), p. 51-53, 2018.

    Open access
  • Karthikesalingam, A.; Grima, M. J.; Holt, P. J.; Vidal-Diez, A. et al.

    Comparative analysis of the outcomes of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in England and Sweden

    Part of British Journal of Surgery, p. 520-528, 2018.

    Open access
  • Baderkhan, Hassan; Haller, O.; Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin et al.

    Follow-up after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair can be stratified based on first postoperative imaging

    Part of British Journal of Surgery, p. 709-718, 2018.

  • Sartipy, Fredrik; Sigvant, Birgitta; Lundin, Fredrik; Wahlberg, Eric

    Ten Year Mortality in Different Peripheral Arterial Disease Stages: A Population Based Observational Study on Outcome

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 529-536, 2018.

  • Troëng, Thomas; Bergqvist, Agneta; Bergqvist, David

    Successful pregnancies after neonatal aortic thrombosis, childhood arterial repair, and a deficient pelvic vasculature

    Part of Clinical Case Reports, p. 1045-1047, 2018.

    Open access
  • Högberg, Dominika; Mani, Kevin; Wanhainen, Anders; Svensjö, Sverker

    Clinical effect and cost effectiveness of screening for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: A Markov model

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 819-827, 2018.

  • Mani, Kevin

    Outcomes and challenges in modern AAA repair: an introduction

    Part of Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, p. 178-179, 2018.

  • Budtz-Lilly, Jacob; Wanhainen, Anders; Mani, Kevin

    Outcomes of endovascular aortic repair in the modern era.

    Part of Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, p. 180-189, 2018.

  • Bergqvist, David; Mani, Kevin; Troëng, Thomas; Wanhainen, Anders

    Treatment of aortic aneurysms registered in Swedvasc: Development reflected in a national vascular registry with an almost 100% coverage

    Part of Gefässchirurgie, p. 340-345, 2018.

    Open access
  • Rossignoli, Aranzazu; Vorkapic, Emina; Wanhainen, Anders; Lanne, Toste et al.

    Plasma cholesterol lowering in an AngII-infused atherosclerotic mouse model with moderate hypercholesterolemia

    Part of International Journal of Molecular Medicine, p. 471-478, 2018.

  • Wallinder, Jonas; Georgiou, Anna; Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin

    Prevalence of Synchronous and Metachronous Aneurysms in Women With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 435-440, 2018.

  • Behrendt, Christian-Alexander; Sigvant, Birgitta; Szeberin, Zoltan; Beiles, Barry et al.

    International Variations in Amputation Practice: A VASCUNET Report

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 391-399, 2018.

  • Hoffner, Mattias; Ohlin, Karin; Svensson, Barbro; Manjer, Jonas et al.

    Liposuction Gives Complete Reduction of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer Treatment: A 5-year Prospective Study in 105 Patients without Recurrence

    Part of Plastic and reconstructive surgery (1963), 2018.

    Open access
  • Behrendt, Christian-Alexander; Bertges, Daniel; Eldrup, Nikolaj; Beck, Adam W. et al.

    International Consortium of Vascular Registries Consensus Recommendations for Peripheral Revascularisation Registry Data Collection

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 217-237, 2018.

  • Holsti, Mari; Wanhainen, Anders; Lundin, Christina; Björck, Martin et al.

    Circulating Vascular Basement Membrane Fragments are Associated with the Diameter of the Abdominal Aorta and Their Expression Pattern is Altered in AAA Tissue

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 110-118, 2018.

  • Björck, Martin; Boyle, Jonathan R.

    Colonic Ischaemia - A Devastating Complication of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 3-4, 2018.

  • Mani, Kevin; Melissano, Germano

    Complex Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Patient Benefit or a Waste of Money?

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 1-2, 2018.

  • Verhoeven, Eric L. G.; Mani, Kevin

    New Technology Failures: Who to Blame or Time to be Cautious?

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 318-319, 2018.

  • Wanhainen, Anders

    To Mesh or Not To Mesh?: That Is the Question!

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 129-129, 2018.

  • Grip, Olivia

    Acute limb ischaemia: Treatment, outcome and time trends

    Open access
  • Kragsterman, Björn; Nordanstig, Annika; Lindström, David; Strömberg, Sofia et al.

    Editor's Choice - Effect of More Expedited Carotid Intervention on Recurrent Ischaemic Event Rate: A National Audit

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 467-474, 2018.

  • Björck, Martin

    Studying Colonic Ischaemia after Aortic Surgery Using Claims Data - An Intelligent Study Design and Low Hanging Fruit

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 514-514, 2018.

  • Grip, Olivia; Wanhainen, Anders; Michaëlsson, Karl; Lindhagen, Lars et al.

    Open versus endovascular revascularization in the treatment of acute lower limb ischaemia

    Part of British Journal of Surgery, p. 1598-1606, 2018.

    Open access
  • Fridh, Erik Baubeta; Andersson, Manne; Thuresson, Marcus; Sigvant, Birgitta et al.

    Editor's Choice - Impact of Comorbidity, Medication, and Gender on Amputation Rate Following Revascularisation for Chronic Limb Threatening Ischaemia

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 681-688, 2018.

  • Behrendt, Christian-Alexander; Debus, Eike S.; Mani, Kevin; Sedrakyan, Art

    The Strengths and Limitations of Claims Based Research in Countries With Fee for Service Reimbursement

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 615-616, 2018.

  • Burdess, Anne; Wanhainen, Anders; Tegler, Gustaf; Mani, Kevin

    Fenestrated and Branched Endovascular Repair of Aortic Arch Pathology

    Part of Journal of Vascular Surgery, p. E154-E154, 2018.

  • Burdess, Anne; Mani, Kevin; Tegler, Gustaf; Wanhainen, Anders

    Early Experience With a Novel Thoracic Stent Design for the Prevention of Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry Tears (d-SINE)

    Part of Journal of Vascular Surgery, p. E153-E153, 2018.

  • Behrendt, Christian-Alexander; Bertges, Daniel; Eldrup, Nikolaj; Beck, Adam et al.

    International Consortiumof Vascular Registries Consensus Recommendations for Peripheral Revascularization Registry Data Collection

    Part of Journal of Vascular Surgery, p. E115-E115, 2018.

  • Burdess, Anne; Mani, Kevin; Tegler, Gustaf; Wanhainen, Anders

    Stent-graft induced new entry tears after type B aortic dissection: how to treat and how to prevent?

    Part of Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, p. 789-796, 2018.

  • Sundermann, Alexandra C.; Saum, Keith; Conrad, Kelsey A.; Russell, Hannah M. et al.

    Prognostic value of D-dimer and markers of coagulation for stratification of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth

    Part of BLOOD ADVANCES, p. 3088 3088-3096 3096, 2018.

  • Heinola, Ivika; Sörelius, Karl; Wyss, Thomas R.; Eldrup, Nikolaj et al.

    Open Repair of Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms With Biological Grafts: An International Multicenter Study

    Part of Journal of the American Heart Association, 2018.

    Open access
  • Cervin, Anne; Ravn, Hans; Björck, Martin

    Ruptured popliteal artery aneurysm

    Part of British Journal of Surgery, p. 1753-1758, 2018.

    Open access
  • Wanhainen, Anders; Björck, Martin; Svensjö, Sverker; Gottsäter, Anders et al.

    [Misleading study in The Lancet on the outcome of the Swedish AAA screening program].

    Part of Läkartidningen, 2018.

  • Aboyans, Victor; Björck, Martin; Brodmann, Marianne; Collet, Jean-Philippe et al.

    Questions and Answers on Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Diseases: A Companion Document of the 2017 ESC Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS).

    Part of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, p. 457-464, 2018.

  • Aboyans, Victor; Ricco, Jean-Baptiste; Bartelink, Marie-Louise E L; Björck, Martin et al.

    2017 ESC Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS).

    Part of Revista espanola de cardiologia (English ed.), 2018.

  • Koelbel, Tilo; Tsilimparis, Nikolaos; Mani, Kevin; Rohlffs, Fiona et al.

    Physician-Modified Thoracic Stent-Graft With Low Distal Radial Force to Prevent Distal Stent-Graft-Induced New Entry Tears in Patients With Genetic Aortic Syndromes and Aortic Dissection

    Part of Journal of Endovascular Therapy, p. 456-463, 2018.

  • Aboyans, Victor; Björck, Martin; Brodmann, Marianne; Collet, Jean-Philippe et al.

    Questions and answers on diagnosis and management of patients with Peripheral Arterial Diseases: a companion document of the 2017 ESC Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

    Part of European Heart Journal, p. E35-E41, 2018.

  • Aboyans, Victor; Ricco, Jean-Baptiste; Bartelink, Marie-Louise E L; Björck, Martin et al.

    2017 ESC Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS): Document covering atherosclerotic disease of extracranial carotid and vertebral, mesenteric, renal, upper and lower extremity arteries

    Part of European Heart Journal, p. 763-816, 2018.

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