Kai Andersen
Position: Consultant Cardiologist, MD, PhD
Phone: (230) 72807

Stipendiate: Eirik Pettersen

Main focus:

Intraoperative echocardiography. Adult congenital heart disease

Main methods:


Publications 2012

Urheim S, Andersen K, Aakhus S (2012)
Three-dimensional ultrasound in cardiological diagnostics
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (19), 2171-4
PubMed 23076485

Vartdal T, Pettersen E, Helle-Valle T, Lyseggen E, Andersen K, Smith HJ, Aaberge L, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T (2012)
Identification of viable myocardium in acute anterior infarction using duration of systolic lengthening by tissue Doppler strain: a preliminary study
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 25 (7), 718-25
PubMed 22622107

Publications 2011

Offstad J, Andersen K, Paulsson P, Andreasson J, Kjellman U, Lundblad O, Engstrøm KG, Haaverstad R, Svennevig JL (2011)
The Scandinavian multicenter hemodynamic evaluation of the SJM Regent aortic valve
J Cardiothorac Surg, 6, 163
PubMed 22182835

Smedsrud MK, Pettersen E, Gjesdal O, Svennevig JL, Andersen K, Ihlen H, Edvardsen T (2011)
Detection of left ventricular dysfunction by global longitudinal systolic strain in patients with chronic aortic regurgitation
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 24 (11), 1253-9
PubMed 21908174

Publications 2009

Bergsland J, Lingaas PS, Skulstad H, Hol PK, Halvorsen PS, Andersen R, Småstuen M, Lundblad R, Svennevig J, Andersen K, Fosse E (2009)
Intracoronary shunt prevents ischemia in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Ann Thorac Surg, 87 (1), 54-60
PubMed 19101268

Pettersen E, Fredriksen PM, Urheim S, Thaulow E, Smith HJ, Smevik B, Smiseth O, Andersen K (2009)
Ventricular function in patients with transposition of the great arteries operated with arterial switch
Am J Cardiol, 104 (4), 583-9
PubMed 19660616

Rand-Hendriksen S, Lundby R, Tjeldhorn L, Andersen K, Offstad J, Semb SO, Smith HJ, Paus B, Geiran O (2009)
Prevalence data on all Ghent features in a cross-sectional study of 87 adults with proven Marfan syndrome
Eur J Hum Genet, 17 (10), 1222-30
PubMed 19293838

Publications 2007

Hol PK, Andersen K, Skulstad H, Halvorsen PS, Lingaas PS, Andersen R, Bergsland J, Fosse E (2007)
Epicardial ultrasonography: a potential method for intraoperative quality assessment of coronary bypass anastomoses?
Ann Thorac Surg, 84 (3), 801-7
PubMed 17720379

Pettersen E, Helle-Valle T, Edvardsen T, Lindberg H, Smith HJ, Smevik B, Smiseth OA, Andersen K (2007)
Contraction pattern of the systemic right ventricle shift from longitudinal to circumferential shortening and absent global ventricular torsion
J Am Coll Cardiol, 49 (25), 2450-6
PubMed 17599609

Pettersen E, Lindberg H, Smith HJ, Smevik B, Edvardsen T, Smiseth OA, Andersen K (2007)
Left ventricular function in patients with transposition of the great arteries operated with atrial switch
Pediatr Cardiol, 29 (3), 597-603
PubMed 18040733

Rand-Hendriksen S, Tjeldhorn L, Lundby R, Semb SO, Offstad J, Andersen K, Geiran O, Paus B (2007)
Search for correlations between FBN1 genotype and complete Ghent phenotype in 44 unrelated Norwegian patients with Marfan syndrome
Am J Med Genet A, 143A (17), 1968-77
PubMed 17663468

Uebing A, Gibson DG, Babu-Narayan SV, Diller GP, Dimopoulos K, Goktekin O, Spence MS, Andersen K, Henein MY, Gatzoulis MA, Li W (2007)
Right ventricular mechanics and QRS duration in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: implications of infundibular disease
Circulation, 116 (14), 1532-9
PubMed 17875972

Publications 2006

Skulstad H, Urheim S, Edvardsen T, Andersen K, Lyseggen E, Vartdal T, Ihlen H, Smiseth OA (2006)
Grading of myocardial dysfunction by tissue Doppler echocardiography: a comparison between velocity, displacement, and strain imaging in acute ischemia
J Am Coll Cardiol, 47 (8), 1672-82
PubMed 16631008

Publications 2004

Andersen K (2004)
[Clinical use of new echocardiographic techniques]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (3), 346-9
PubMed 14963509

Hol PK, Geiran O, Andersen K, Vatne K, Offstad J, Svennevig JL, Fosse E (2004)
Improvement of coronary artery fistula surgery by intraoperative imaging
Ann Thorac Surg, 78 (6), 2193-5
PubMed 15561076

Skulstad H, Andersen K, Edvardsen T, Rein KA, Tønnessen TI, Hol PK, Fosse E, Ihlen H (2004)
Detection of ischemia and new insight into left ventricular physiology by strain Doppler and tissue velocity imaging: assessment during coronary bypass operation of the beating heart
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 17 (12), 1225-33
PubMed 15562259