Svend Aakhus
Position: Consultant Cardiologist, MD, PhD
Phone: +47 23 07 24 09
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PhD research fellows supervison: Ketil Lunde, Jan Otto Beitnes, Marit Aarønæs, Kaspar Broch, Vibeke Marie Almaas, Kari Nytrøen, Mette Elise Estensen, Lene Anette Rustad, Hanne Aulie, Monika Bednarz, Jo Eidet, Amjad Hussain, Gabor Kunszt, Klaus Murbraech, Jon Christiansen

 

International collaboration: University of Ghent, University Hospital Bern, University Hospital Leuven, University Hospital Copenhagen

Research topics: Left ventricular function, valvular function, stem cells in cardiology. Echocardiography.

Professional background: Specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Chief of Section, Section of Cardiac Ultrasound, Department of Cardiology. Professor in Cardiology, NTNU.

Main focus:
Clinical cardiology, echocardiography, noninvasive techniques

Main methods:
Echocardiography

 

Author network for Svend Aakhus by COREMINE medical


Publications 2017

Abraityte A, Lunde IG, Askevold ET, Michelsen AE, Christensen G, Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Fiane A, Andreassen A, Aakhus S, Dahl CP, Gullestad L, Broch K, Ueland T (2017)
Wnt5a is associated with right ventricular dysfunction and adverse outcome in dilated cardiomyopathy
Sci Rep, 7 (1), 3490
PubMed 28615692

Abraityte A, Vinge LE, Askevold ET, Lekva T, Michelsen AE, Ranheim T, Alfsnes K, Fiane A, Aakhus S, Lunde IG, Dahl CP, Aukrust P, Christensen G, Gullestad L, Yndestad A, Ueland T (2017)
Wnt5a is elevated in heart failure and affects cardiac fibroblast function
J Mol Med (Berl), 95 (7), 767-777
PubMed 28357477

Broch K, de Marchi SF, Massey R, Hisdal J, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Urheim S (2017)
Left Ventricular Contraction Pattern in Chronic Aortic Regurgitation and Preserved Ejection Fraction: Simultaneous Stress-Strain Analysis by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 30 (4), 422-430.e2
PubMed 28065583

Fatemi A, Torp H, Aakhus S, Rodriguez-Molares A (2017)
Increased clutter level in echocardiography due to specular reflection
PROC SPIE, 10139, UNSP 101391D

Holte E, Kleveland O, Ueland T, Kunszt G, Bratlie M, Broch K, Michelsen AE, Bendz B, Amundsen BH, Aakhus S, Damås JK, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Wiseth R (2017)
Effect of interleukin-6 inhibition on coronary microvascular and endothelial function in myocardial infarction
Heart, 103 (19), 1521-1527
PubMed 28432157

Klaeboe LG, Haland TF, Leren IS, Ter Bekke RMA, Brekke PH, Røsjø H, Omland T, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Haugaa KH, Edvardsen T (2017)
Prognostic Value of Left Ventricular Deformation Parameters in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Pilot Study of the Usefulness of Strain Echocardiography
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 30 (8), 727-735.e1
PubMed 28599826

Lindahl JP, Massey RJ, Hartmann A, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Günther A, Midtvedt K, Holdaas H, Leivestad T, Horneland R, Øyen O, Jenssen T (2017)
Cardiac Assessment of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Median 10 Years After Successful Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation Compared With Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
Transplantation, 101 (6), 1261-1267
PubMed 27467687

Norum HM, Broch K, Michelsen AE, Lunde IG, Lekva T, Abraityte A, Dahl CP, Fiane AE, Andreassen AK, Christensen G, Aakhus S, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, Ueland T (2017)
The Notch Ligands DLL1 and Periostin Are Associated with Symptom Severity and Diastolic Function in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
J Cardiovasc Transl Res, 10 (4), 401-410
PubMed 28474304

Picone DS, Schultz MG, Otahal P, Aakhus S, Al-Jumaily AM, Black JA, Bos WJ, Chambers JB, Chen CH, Cheng HM, Cremer A, Davies JE, Dwyer N, Gould BA, Hughes AD, Lacy PS, Laugesen E, Liang F, Melamed R, Muecke S, Ohte N, Okada S, Omboni S, Ott C, Peng X et al. (2017)
Accuracy of Cuff-Measured Blood Pressure: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
J Am Coll Cardiol, 70 (5), 572-586
PubMed 28750701

Rindal OMH, Aakhus S, Holm S, Austeng A (2017)
Hypothesis of Improved Visualization of Microstructures in the Interventricular Septum with Ultrasound and Adaptive Beamforming
Ultrasound Med Biol, 43 (10), 2494-2499
PubMed 28689675

Stankovic I, Belmans A, Prinz C, Ciarka A, Maria Daraban A, Kotrc M, Aarones M, Szulik M, Winter S, Neskovic AN, Kukulski T, Aakhus S, Willems R, Fehske W, Penicka M, Faber L, Voigt JU (2017)
The association of volumetric response and long-term survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 18 (10), 1109-1117
PubMed 28950379

Steeds RP, Garbi M, Cardim N, Kasprzak JD, Sade E, Nihoyannopoulos P, Popescu BA, Stefanidis A, Cosyns B, Monaghan M, Aakhus S, Edvardsen T, Flachskampf F, Galiuto L, Athanassopoulos G, Lancellotti P (2017)
EACVI appropriateness criteria for the use of transthoracic echocardiography in adults: a report of literature and current practice review
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (in press)
PubMed 28329307

Publications 2016

Broch K, Urheim S, Massey R, Stueflotten W, Fosså K, Hopp E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2016)
Exercise capacity and peak oxygen consumption in asymptomatic patients with chronic aortic regurgitation
Int J Cardiol, 223, 688-692
PubMed 27568990

Christiansen JR, Massey R, Dalen H, Kanellopoulos A, Hamre H, Fosså SD, Ruud E, Kiserud CE, Aakhus S (2016)
Utility of Global Longitudinal Strain by Echocardiography to Detect Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Long-Term Adult Survivors of Childhood Lymphoma and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Am J Cardiol, 118 (3), 446-52
PubMed 27296561

Christiansen JR, Massey R, Dalen H, Kanellopoulos A, Hamre H, Ruud E, Kiserud CE, Fosså SD, Aakhus S (2016)
Right ventricular function in long-term adult survivors of childhood lymphoma and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 17 (7), 735-41
PubMed 26917232

Eidet J, Dahle G, Bugge JF, Bendz B, Rein KA, Aaberge L, Offstad JT, Fosse E, Aakhus S, Halvorsen PS (2016)
Long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: the impact of intraoperative tissue Doppler echocardiography
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 23 (3), 403-9
PubMed 27241050

Hussain AI, Garratt AM, Brunborg C, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Pettersen KI (2016)
Eliciting Patient Risk Willingness in Clinical Consultations as a Means of Improving Decision-Making of Aortic Valve Replacement
J Am Heart Assoc, 5 (3), e002828
PubMed 26994130

Jensen MK, Jacobsson L, Almaas V, van Buuren F, Hansen PR, Hansen TF, Aakhus S, Eriksson MJ, Bundgaard H, Faber L (2016)
Influence of Septal Thickness on the Clinical Outcome After Alcohol Septal Alation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Circ Cardiovasc Interv, 9 (6)
PubMed 27217377

Kleveland O, Kunszt G, Bratlie M, Ueland T, Broch K, Holte E, Michelsen AE, Bendz B, Amundsen BH, Espevik T, Aakhus S, Damås JK, Aukrust P, Wiseth R, Gullestad L (2016)
Effect of a single dose of the interleukin-6 receptor antagonist tocilizumab on inflammation and troponin T release in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial
Eur Heart J, 37 (30), 2406-13
PubMed 27161611

Murbraech K, Holte E, Broch K, Smeland KB, Holte H, Rösner A, Lund MB, Dalen H, Kiserud C, Aakhus S (2016)
Impaired Right Ventricular Function in Long-Term Lymphoma Survivors
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 29 (6), 528-36
PubMed 27038515

Murbraech K, Wethal T, Smeland KB, Holte H, Loge JH, Holte E, Rösner A, Dalen H, Kiserud CE, Aakhus S (2016)
Valvular Dysfunction in Lymphoma Survivors Treated With Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation: A National Cross-Sectional Study
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 9 (3), 230-9
PubMed 26897666

Stankovic I, Prinz C, Ciarka A, Daraban AM, Mo Y, Aarones M, Szulik M, Winter S, Neskovic AN, Kukulski T, Aakhus S, Willems R, Fehske W, Penicka M, Faber L, Voigt JU (2016)
Long-Term Outcome After CRT in the Presence of Mechanical Dyssynchrony Seen With Chronic RV Pacing or Intrinsic LBBB
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 10 (10 Pt A), 1091-1099
PubMed 28017393

Steelant B, Stankovic I, Roijakkers I, Aarones M, Bogaert J, Desmet W, Aakhus S, Voigt JU (2016)
The Impact of Infarct Location and Extent on LV Motion Patterns: Implications for Dyssynchrony Assessment
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 9 (6), 655-64
PubMed 27085438

Stenehjem JS, Smeland KB, Murbraech K, Holte H, Kvaløy S, Thorsen L, Arbo I, Jones LW, Aakhus S, Lund MB, Kiserud CE (2016)
Cardiorespiratory fitness in long-term lymphoma survivors after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplantation
Br J Cancer, 115 (2), 178-87
PubMed 27351215

Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Smith P, Aakhus S, Gjertsen E, Dahl-Hofseth O, Ranhoff AH, Gullestad L, Bendz B, After Eighty study investigators (2016)
Invasive versus conservative strategy in patients aged 80 years or older with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris (After Eighty study): an open-label randomised controlled trial
Lancet, 387 (10023), 1057-1065
PubMed 26794722

Publications 2015

Aulie HA, Estensen ME, Selvaag AM, Lilleby V, Murbraech K, Flatø B, Aakhus S (2015)
Cardiac Function in Adult Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
J Rheumatol, 42 (9), 1716-23
PubMed 26178287

Broch K, Andreassen AK, Hopp E, Leren TP, Scott H, Müller F, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2015)
Results of comprehensive diagnostic work-up in 'idiopathic' dilated cardiomyopathy
Open Heart, 2 (1), e000271
PubMed 26468400

Broch K, Murbraech K, Ragnarsson A, Gude E, Andersen R, Fiane AE, Andreassen J, Aakhus S, Andreassen AK (2015)
Echocardiographic evidence of right ventricular functional improvement after balloon pulmonary angioplasty in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
J Heart Lung Transplant, 35 (1), 80-6
PubMed 26476768

Broch K, Murbræch K, Andreassen AK, Hopp E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2015)
Contemporary Outcome in Patients With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Am J Cardiol, 116 (6), 952-9
PubMed 26233575

Broch K, Urheim S, Lønnebakken MT, Stueflotten W, Massey R, Fosså K, Hopp E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2015)
Controlled release metoprolol for aortic regurgitation: a randomised clinical trial
Heart, 102 (3), 191-7
PubMed 26661319

Christiansen JR, Kanellopoulos A, Lund MB, Massey R, Dalen H, Kiserud CE, Ruud E, Aakhus S (2015)
Impaired exercise capacity and left ventricular function in long-term adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Pediatr Blood Cancer, 62 (8), 1437-43
PubMed 25832752

Eidet J, Dahle G, Bugge JF, Bendz B, Rein KA, Fosse E, Aakhus S, Halvorsen PS (2015)
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation and intraoperative left ventricular function: a myocardial tissue Doppler imaging study
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 29 (1), 115-20
PubMed 25620143

Eidet J, Dahle G, Bugge JF, Bendz B, Rein KA, Aaberge L, Offstad JT, Fosse E, Aakhus S, Halvorsen PS (2015)
Intraoperative improvement in left ventricular peak systolic velocity predicts better short-term outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 22 (1), 5-12
PubMed 26467639

Erdei T, Aakhus S, Marino P, Paulus WJ, Smiseth OA, Fraser AG (2015)
Pathophysiological rationale and diagnostic targets for diastolic stress testing
Heart, 101 (17), 1355-60
PubMed 26001845

Estensen ME, Grindheim G, Remme EW, Godang K, Henriksen T, Aukrust P, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Ueland T (2015)
Elevated inflammatory markers in preeclamptic pregnancies, but no relation to systemic arterial stiffness
Pregnancy Hypertens, 5 (4), 325-9
PubMed 26597749

Lindahl JP, Hartmann A, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Midtvedt K, Holdaas H, Leivestad T, Horneland R, Øyen O, Jenssen T (2015)
Long-term cardiovascular outcomes in type 1 diabetic patients after simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation compared with living donor kidney transplantation
Diabetologia, 59 (4), 844-52
PubMed 26713324

Murbraech K, Massey R, Undset LH, Midtvedt K, Holdaas H, Aakhus S (2015)
Cardiac response to early conversion from calcineurin inhibitor to everolimus in renal transplant recipients--a three-yr serial echocardiographic substudy of the randomized controlled CENTRAL trial
Clin Transplant, 29 (8), 678-84
PubMed 25982053

Murbraech K, Smeland KB, Holte H, Loge JH, Lund MB, Wethal T, Holte E, Rösner A, Dalen H, Kvaløy S, Falk RS, Aakhus S, Kiserud CE (2015)
Heart Failure and Asymptomatic Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Lymphoma Survivors Treated With Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation: A National Cross-Sectional Study
J Clin Oncol, 33 (24), 2683-91
PubMed 26169610

Murbraech K, Solheim O, Aulie HM, Fossa SD, Aakhus S (2015)
The impact of cisplatinum-based chemotherapy on ventricular function and cardiovascular risk factors in female survivors after malignant germ cell cancer
ESC Heart Fail, 2 (3), 142-149
PubMed 28834675

Norum HM, Gullestad L, Abraityte A, Broch K, Aakhus S, Aukrust P, Ueland T (2015)
Increased Serum Levels of the Notch Ligand DLL1 are Associated with Diastolic Dysfunction, Reduced Exercise Capacity, and Adverse Outcome in Chronic Heart Failure
J Card Fail, 22 (3), 218-23
PubMed 26211721

Nytrøen K, Yardley M, Rolid K, Bjørkelund E, Karason K, Wigh JP, Dall CH, Arora S, Aakhus S, Lunde K, Solberg OG, Gustafsson F, Prescott EI, Gullestad L (2015)
Design and rationale of the HITTS randomized controlled trial: Effect of High-intensity Interval Training in de novo Heart Transplant Recipients in Scandinavia
Am Heart J, 172, 96-105
PubMed 26856221

Ofstad AP, Urheim S, Dalen H, Orvik E, Birkeland KI, Gullestad L, W Fagerland M, Johansen OE, Aakhus S (2015)
Identification of a definite diabetic cardiomyopathy in type 2 diabetes by comprehensive echocardiographic evaluation: A cross-sectional comparison with non-diabetic weight-matched controls
J Diabetes, 7 (6), 779-90
PubMed 25350248

Schurgers LJ, Burgmaier M, Ueland T, Schutters K, Aakhus S, Hofstra L, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Hellmich M, Narula J, Reutelingsperger CP (2015)
Circulating annexin A5 predicts mortality in patients with heart failure
J Intern Med, 279 (1), 89-97
PubMed 26223343

Stankovic I, Prinz C, Ciarka A, Daraban AM, Kotrc M, Aarones M, Szulik M, Winter S, Belmans A, Neskovic AN, Kukulski T, Aakhus S, Willems R, Fehske W, Penicka M, Faber L, Voigt JU (2015)
Relationship of visually assessed apical rocking and septal flash to response and long-term survival following cardiac resynchronization therapy (PREDICT-CRT)
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 17 (3), 262-9
PubMed 26588984

Publications 2014

Askevold ET, Aukrust P, Nymo SH, Lunde IG, Kaasbøll OJ, Aakhus S, Florholmen G, Ohm IK, Strand ME, Attramadal H, Fiane A, Dahl CP, Finsen AV, Vinge LE, Christensen G, Yndestad A, Gullestad L, Latini R, Masson S, Tavazzi L, GISSI-HF Investigators, Ueland T (2014)
The cardiokine secreted Frizzled-related protein 3, a modulator of Wnt signalling, in clinical and experimental heart failure
J Intern Med, 275 (6), 621-30
PubMed 24330105

Bersvendsen J, Beitnes JO, Urheim S, Aakhus S, Samset E (2014)
Automatic measurement of aortic annulus diameter in 3-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography
BMC Med Imaging, 14, 31
PubMed 25200865

Broch K, Al-Ani A, Gude E, Gullestad L, Aakhus S (2014)
Echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular filling pressure in heart transplant recipients
Scand Cardiovasc J, 48 (6), 349-56
PubMed 25414078

Broch K, Andreassen AK, Ueland T, Michelsen AE, Stueflotten W, Aukrust P, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2014)
Soluble ST2 reflects hemodynamic stress in non-ischemic heart failure
Int J Cardiol, 179, 378-84
PubMed 25464491

Broch K, Askevold ET, Gjertsen E, Ueland T, Yndestad A, Godang K, Stueflotten W, Andreassen J, Svendsmark R, Smith HJ, Aakhus S, Aukrust P, Gullestad L (2014)
The effect of rosuvastatin on inflammation, matrix turnover and left ventricular remodeling in dilated cardiomyopathy: a randomized, controlled trial
PLoS One, 9 (2), e89732
PubMed 24586994

Christiansen JR, Hamre H, Massey R, Dalen H, Beitnes JO, Fosså SD, Kiserud CE, Aakhus S (2014)
Left ventricular function in long-term survivors of childhood lymphoma
Am J Cardiol, 114 (3), 483-90
PubMed 24948492

Finsen AV, Ueland T, Sjaastad I, Ranheim T, Ahmed MS, Dahl CP, Askevold ET, Aakhus S, Husberg C, Fiane AE, Lipp M, Gullestad L, Christensen G, Aukrust P, Yndestad A (2014)
The homeostatic chemokine CCL21 predicts mortality in aortic stenosis patients and modulates left ventricular remodeling
PLoS One, 9 (11), e112172
PubMed 25398010

Murbraech K, Holdaas H, Massey R, Undset LH, Aakhus S (2014)
Cardiac response to early conversion from calcineurin inhibitor to everolimus in renal transplant recipients: an echocardiographic substudy of the randomized controlled CENTRAL trial
Transplantation, 97 (2), 184-8
PubMed 24092385

Ofstad AP, Johansen OE, Gullestad L, Birkeland KI, Orvik E, Fagerland MW, Urheim S, Aakhus S (2014)
Neutral impact on systolic and diastolic cardiac function of 2 years of intensified multi-intervention in type 2 diabetes: the randomized controlled Asker and Bærum Cardiovascular Diabetes (ABCD) study
Am Heart J, 168 (3), 280-288.e2
PubMed 25173538

Solberg OG, Ragnarsson A, Kvarsnes A, Endresen K, Kongsgard E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Stavem K, Aaberge L (2014)
Reference interval for the index of coronary microvascular resistance
EuroIntervention, 9 (9), 69-75

Solberg OG, Ragnarsson A, Kvarsnes A, Endresen K, Kongsgård E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Stavem K, Aaberge L (2014)
Reference interval for the index of coronary microvascular resistance
EuroIntervention, 9 (9), 1069-75
PubMed 24457279

Trøseid M, Ueland T, Hov JR, Svardal A, Gregersen I, Dahl CP, Aakhus S, Gude E, Bjørndal B, Halvorsen B, Karlsen TH, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, Berge RK, Yndestad A (2014)
Microbiota-dependent metabolite trimethylamine-N-oxide is associated with disease severity and survival of patients with chronic heart failure
J Intern Med, 277 (6), 717-26
PubMed 25382824

Publications 2013

Almaas VM, Haugaa KH, Strøm EH, Scott H, Dahl CP, Leren TP, Geiran OR, Endresen K, Edvardsen T, Aakhus S, Amlie JP (2013)
Increased amount of interstitial fibrosis predicts ventricular arrhythmias, and is associated with reduced myocardial septal function in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Europace, 15 (9), 1319-27
PubMed 23426552

Almaas VM, Haugaa KH, Strøm EH, Scott H, Smith HJ, Dahl CP, Geiran OR, Endresen K, Aakhus S, Amlie JP, Edvardsen T (2013)
Noninvasive assessment of myocardial fibrosis in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Heart, 100 (8), 631-8
PubMed 24368281

Delewi R, Hirsch A, Tijssen JG, Schächinger V, Wojakowski W, Roncalli J, Aakhus S, Erbs S, Assmus B, Tendera M, Goekmen Turan R, Corti R, Henry T, Lemarchand P, Lunde K, Cao F, Huikuri HV, Sürder D, Simari RD, Janssens S, Wollert KC, Plewka M, Grajek S, Traverse JH, Zijlstra F et al. (2013)
Impact of intracoronary bone marrow cell therapy on left ventricular function in the setting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a collaborative meta-analysis
Eur Heart J, 35 (15), 989-98
PubMed 24026778

Estensen ME, Beitnes JO, Grindheim G, Aaberge L, Smiseth OA, Henriksen T, Aakhus S (2013)
Altered maternal left ventricular contractility and function during normal pregnancy
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 41 (6), 659-66
PubMed 23001841

Estensen ME, Remme EW, Grindheim G, Smiseth OA, Segers P, Henriksen T, Aakhus S (2013)
Increased arterial stiffness in pre-eclamptic pregnancy at term and early and late postpartum: a combined echocardiographic and tonometric study
Am J Hypertens, 26 (4), 549-56
PubMed 23467210

Hamre H, Zeller B, Kanellopoulos A, Kiserud CE, Aakhus S, Lund MB, Loge JH, Fosså SD, Ruud E (2013)
High prevalence of chronic fatigue in adult long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma during childhod and adolescence
Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, 2, 2-9
PublikaID 172

Hamre H, Zeller B, Kanellopoulos A, Kiserud CE, Aakhus S, Lund MB, Loge JH, Fossa SD, Ruud E (2013)
High Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue in Adult Long-Term Survivors of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma During Childhood and Adolescence
J. Adolesc. Young Adult Oncol., 2 (1), 2-9

Hopp E, Bjørnerud A, Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Arnesen H, Forfang K, Edvardsen T, Smith HJ (2013)
Perfusion MRI at rest in subacute and chronic myocardial infarct
Acta Radiol, 54 (4), 401-11
PubMed 23401603

Nytrøen K, Rustad LA, Erikstad I, Aukrust P, Ueland T, Lekva T, Gude E, Wilhelmsen N, Hervold A, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Arora S (2013)
Effect of high-intensity interval training on progression of cardiac allograft vasculopathy
J Heart Lung Transplant, 32 (11), 1073-80
PubMed 23906899

Ofstad AP, Gullestad L, Orvik E, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Fagerland MW, Birkeland KI, Johansen OE (2013)
Interleukin-6 and activin A are independently associated with cardiovascular events and mortality in type 2 diabetes: the prospective Asker and Bærum Cardiovascular Diabetes (ABCD) cohort study
Cardiovasc Diabetol, 12, 126
PubMed 23987834

Rustad LA, Nytrøen K, Andreassen A, Geiran O, Endresen K, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Amundsen BH (2013)
Heart transplant systolic and diastolic function is impaired by prolonged pretransplant graft ischaemic time and high donor age: an echocardiographic study
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 44 (2), e97-104
PubMed 23657552

Sarvari SI, Haugaa KH, Zahid W, Bendz B, Aakhus S, Aaberge L, Edvardsen T (2013)
Layer-specific quantification of myocardial deformation by strain echocardiography may reveal significant CAD in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 6 (5), 535-44
PubMed 23582354

Solheim S, Seljeflot I, Lunde K, Bratseth V, Aakhus S, Forfang K, Arnesen H (2013)
Prothrombotic markers in patients with acute myocardial infarction and left ventricular thrombus formation treated with pci and dual antiplatelet therapy
Thromb J, 11 (1), 1
PubMed 23311309

Stankovic I, Aarones M, Smith HJ, Vörös G, Kongsgaard E, Neskovic AN, Willems R, Aakhus S, Voigt JU (2013)
Dynamic relationship of left-ventricular dyssynchrony and contractile reserve in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
Eur Heart J, 35 (1), 48-55
PubMed 23918757

Publications 2012

Arora S, Aarones M, Aakhus S, Skaardal R, Aass H, Aukrust P, Kongsgaard E, Gullestad L (2012)
Peak oxygen uptake during cardiopulmonary exercise testing determines response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
J Cardiol, 60 (3), 228-35
PubMed 22542140

Askevold ET, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Ranheim T, Tønnessen T, Solberg OG, Aukrust P, Ueland T (2012)
Secreted Wnt modulators in symptomatic aortic stenosis
J Am Heart Assoc, 1 (6), e002261
PubMed 23316316

Estensen ME, Grindheim G, Remme EW, Swillens A, Smiseth OA, Segers P, Henriksen T, Aakhus S (2012)
Systemic arterial response and ventriculo-arterial interaction during normal pregnancy
Am J Hypertens, 25 (6), 672-7
PubMed 22460202

Gullestad L, Orn S, Dickstein K, Eek C, Edvardsen T, Aakhus S, Askevold ET, Michelsen A, Bendz B, Skårdal R, Smith HJ, Yndestad A, Ueland T, Aukrust P (2012)
Intravenous immunoglobulin does not reduce left ventricular remodeling in patients with myocardial dysfunction during hospitalization after acute myocardial infarction
Int J Cardiol, 168 (1), 212-8
PubMed 23046599

Nytrøen K, Rustad LA, Aukrust P, Ueland T, Hallén J, Holm I, Rolid K, Lekva T, Fiane AE, Amlie JP, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2012)
High-intensity interval training improves peak oxygen uptake and muscular exercise capacity in heart transplant recipients
Am J Transplant, 12 (11), 3134-42
PubMed 22900793

Nytrøen K, Rustad LA, Gude E, Hallén J, Fiane AE, Rolid K, Holm I, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2012)
Muscular exercise capacity and body fat predict VO(2peak) in heart transplant recipients
Eur J Prev Cardiol, 21 (1), 21-9
PubMed 22659939

Otto Beitnes J, Oie E, Shahdadfar A, Karlsen T, Müller RM, Aakhus S, Reinholt FP, Brinchmann JE (2012)
Intramyocardial injections of human mesenchymal stem cells following acute myocardial infarction modulate scar formation and improve left ventricular function
Cell Transplant, 21 (8), 1697-709
PubMed 22410280

Rustad LA, Nytrøen K, Amundsen BH, Gullestad L, Aakhus S (2012)
One year of high-intensity interval training improves exercise capacity, but not left ventricular function in stable heart transplant recipients: a randomised controlled trial
Eur J Prev Cardiol, 21 (2), 181-91
PubMed 23185084

Skulstad H, Aakhus S (2012)
Stress echocardiography with semi-supine bicycle
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (19), 2175-8
PubMed 23076486

Solberg OG, Ueland T, Wergeland R, Dahl CP, Aakhus S, Aukrust P, Gullestad L (2012)
High-sensitive troponin T and N-terminal-brain-natriuretic-peptide predict outcome in symptomatic aortic stenosis
Scand Cardiovasc J, 46 (5), 278-85
PubMed 22545649

Ueland T, Aukrust P, Aakhus S, Smith C, Endresen K, Birkeland KI, Gullestad L, Johansen OE (2012)
Activin A and cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Diab Vasc Dis Res, 9 (3), 234-7
PubMed 22234949

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

Publications 2011

Beitnes JO, Lunde K, Brinchmann JE, Aakhus S (2011)
Stem cells for cardiac repair in acute myocardial infarction
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther, 9 (8), 1015-25
PubMed 21878046

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H (2011)
Postsystolic shortening is a strong predictor of recovery of systolic function in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Eur J Echocardiogr, 12 (7), 483-9
PubMed 21609975

Haugaa KH, Bergestuen DS, Sahakyan LG, Skulstad H, Aakhus S, Thiis-Evensen E, Edvardsen T (2011)
Evaluation of right ventricular dysfunction by myocardial strain echocardiography in patients with intestinal carcinoid disease
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 24 (6), 644-50
PubMed 21440415

Hopp E, Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Arnesen H, Forfang K, Edvardsen T, Smith HJ (2011)
Regional myocardial function after intracoronary bone marrow cell injection in reperfused anterior wall infarction - a cardiovascular magnetic resonance tagging study
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson, 13, 22
PubMed 21414223

Jensen MK, Almaas VM, Jacobsson L, Hansen PR, Havndrup O, Aakhus S, Svane B, Hansen TF, Køber L, Endresen K, Eriksson MJ, Jørgensen E, Amlie JP, Gadler F, Bundgaard H (2011)
Long-term outcome of percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: a Scandinavian multicenter study
Circ Cardiovasc Interv, 4 (3), 256-65
PubMed 21540441

Mistry N, Beitnes JO, Halvorsen S, Abdelnoor M, Hoffmann P, Kjeldsen SE, Smith G, Aakhus S, Bjørnerheim R (2011)
Assessment of left ventricular function in ST-elevation myocardial infarction by global longitudinal strain: a comparison with ejection fraction, infarct size, and wall motion score index measured by non-invasive imaging modalities
Eur J Echocardiogr, 12 (9), 678-83
PubMed 21810829

Naalsund A, Lund MB, Mynarek G, Aakhus S, Boberg KM, Nordøy I (2011)
[A man in his 60s with severe respiratory failure]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 131 (17), 1654-7
PubMed 21901039

Solheim S, Seljeflot I, Lunde K, Bratseth V, Aakhus S, Forfang K, Arnesen H (2011)
The influence of intracoronary injection of bone marrow cells on prothrombotic markers in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Thromb Res, 130 (5), 765-8
PubMed 22192151

Ueland T, Aukrust P, Broch K, Aakhus S, Skårdal R, Muntendam P, Gullestad L (2011)
Galectin-3 in heart failure: high levels are associated with all-cause mortality
Int J Cardiol, 150 (3), 361-4
PubMed 21641051

Ueland T, Aukrust P, Dahl CP, Husebye T, Solberg OG, Tønnessen T, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2011)
Osteoprotegerin levels predict mortality in patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis
J Intern Med, 270 (5), 452-60
PubMed 21623962

Ueland T, Dahl CP, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Broch K, Skårdal R, Vermeer C, Aukrust P, Schurgers LJ (2011)
Circulating levels of non-phosphorylated undercarboxylated matrix Gla protein are associated with disease severity in patients with chronic heart failure
Clin Sci (Lond), 121 (3), 119-27
PubMed 21294711

Aarones M, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Ueland T, Skaardal R, Aass H, Wergeland R, Smith HJ, Aukrust P, Kongsgaard E (2011)
Prognostic value of cardiac troponin T in patients with moderate to severe heart failure scheduled for cardiac resynchronization therapy
Am Heart J, 161 (6), 1031-7
PubMed 21641347

Publications 2010

Beitnes JO, Gjesdal O, Lunde K, Solheim S, Edvardsen T, Arnesen H, Forfang K, Aakhus S (2010)
Left ventricular systolic and diastolic function improve after acute myocardial infarction treated with acute percutaneous coronary intervention, but are not influenced by intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells: a 3 year serial echocardiographic sub-study of the randomized-controlled ASTAMI study
Eur J Echocardiogr, 12 (2), 98-106
PubMed 20851818

Bergestuen DS, Edvardsen T, Aakhus S, Ueland T, Oie E, Vatn M, Aukrust P, Thiis-Evensen E (2010)
Activin A in carcinoid heart disease: a possible role in diagnosis and pathogenesis
Neuroendocrinology, 92 (3), 168-77
PubMed 20720391

Bergestuen DS, Gravning J, Haugaa KH, Sahakyan LG, Aakhus S, Thiis-Evensen E, Øie E, Aukrust P, Attramadal H, Edvardsen T (2010)
Plasma CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is associated with right ventricular dysfunction in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
BMC Cancer, 10, 6
PubMed 20053285

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Hol PK, Smith HJ, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H (2010)
Strain echocardiography and wall motion score index predicts final infarct size in patients with non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 3 (2), 187-94
PubMed 20075142

Eek C, Grenne B, Brunvand H, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Skulstad H (2010)
Strain echocardiography predicts acute coronary occlusion in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
Eur J Echocardiogr, 11 (6), 501-8
PubMed 20185525

Grenne B, Eek C, Sjøli B, Skulstad H, Aakhus S, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T, Brunvand H (2010)
Changes of myocardial function in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome awaiting coronary angiography
Am J Cardiol, 105 (9), 1212-8
PubMed 20403468

Grøgaard HK, Seljeflot I, Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Forfang K, Arnesen H, Ilebekk A (2010)
Cell treatment after acute myocardial infarction prevents early decline in circulating IGF-1
Scand Cardiovasc J, 44 (5), 267-72
PubMed 21080844

Habib G, Badano L, Tribouilloy C, Vilacosta I, Zamorano JL, Galderisi M, Voigt JU, Sicari R, Cosyns B, Fox K, Aakhus S, European Association of Echocardiography (2010)
Recommendations for the practice of echocardiography in infective endocarditis
Eur J Echocardiogr, 11 (2), 202-19
PubMed 20223755

Hallén J, Johansen OE, Birkeland KI, Gullestad L, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Tjora S, Jaffe AS, Atar D (2010)
Determinants and prognostic implications of cardiac troponin T measured by a sensitive assay in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Cardiovasc Diabetol, 9, 52
PubMed 20843304

Solheim S, Seljeflot I, Lunde K, Bjørnerheim R, Aakhus S, Forfang K, Arnesen H (2010)
Frequency of left ventricular thrombus in patients with anterior wall acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention and dual antiplatelet therapy
Am J Cardiol, 106 (9), 1197-200
PubMed 21029812

Ueland T, Gullestad L, Dahl CP, Aukrust P, Aakhus S, Solberg OG, Vermeer C, Schurgers LJ (2010)
Undercarboxylated matrix Gla protein is associated with indices of heart failure and mortality in symptomatic aortic stenosis
J Intern Med, 268 (5), 483-92
PubMed 20804515

Aarønæs M, Aakhus S, Aass H, Moum T, Wergeland R, Gullestad L, Kongsgård E (2010)
Assessment of response criteria to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and prediction of response
Scand Cardiovasc J, 44 (6), 337-45
PubMed 21080864

Publications 2009

Beitnes JO, Hopp E, Lunde K, Solheim S, Arnesen H, Brinchmann JE, Forfang K, Aakhus S (2009)
Long-term results after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction: the ASTAMI randomised, controlled study
Heart, 95 (24), 1983-9
PubMed 19833610

Bergestuen DA, Aakhus S (2009)
[Heart disease with a rare cause]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 129 (3), 191
PubMed 19192507

Broch K, Gude E, Scott H, Aakhus S (2009)
[A patient with aortic stenosis and reduced left ventricular function]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 129 (20), 2119-21
PubMed 19855451

Dahl CP, Husberg C, Gullestad L, Waehre A, Damås JK, Vinge LE, Finsen AV, Ueland T, Florholmen G, Aakhus S, Halvorsen B, Aukrust P, Oie E, Yndestad A, Christensen G (2009)
Increased production of CXCL16 in experimental and clinical heart failure: a possible role in extracellular matrix remodeling
Circ Heart Fail, 2 (6), 624-32
PubMed 19919988

Publications 2008

Gjesdal O, Helle-Valle T, Hopp E, Lunde K, Vartdal T, Aakhus S, Smith HJ, Ihlen H, Edvardsen T (2008)
Noninvasive separation of large, medium, and small myocardial infarcts in survivors of reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a comprehensive tissue Doppler and speckle-tracking echocardiography study
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 1 (3), 189-96, 2 p following 196
PubMed 19808542

Juel NG, Brox JI, Thingnaes K, Bjørnerheim R, Bryde P, Villersø K, Aakhus S (2008)
[Musculoskeletal pain in ultrasound operators]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (23), 2701-5
PubMed 19079414

Lunde K, Solheim S, Forfang K, Arnesen H, Brinch L, Bjørnerheim R, Ragnarsson A, Egeland T, Endresen K, Ilebekk A, Mangschau A, Aakhus S (2008)
Anterior myocardial infarction with acute percutaneous coronary intervention and intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells: safety, clinical outcome, and serial changes in left ventricular function during 12-months' follow-up
J Am Coll Cardiol, 51 (6), 674-6
PubMed 18261689

Lunde K, Aakhus S (2008)
Cell therapy in acute myocardial infarction: measures of efficacy
Heart, 94 (8), 969-70
PubMed 18625788

Lunde K, Aakhus S (2008)
Intracoronary injection of mononuclear bone marrow cells after acute myocardial infarction: lessons from the ASTAMI trial
Eur. Heart J. Suppl., 10 (K), K35-K38

Solheim S, Seljeflot I, Lunde K, Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Grøgaard HK, Aakhus S, Forfang K, Arnesen H (2008)
Inflammatory responses after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Am Heart J, 155 (1), 55.e1-9
PubMed 18082489

Publications 2007

Arnesen H, Lunde K, Aakhus S, Forfang K (2007)
Cell therapy in myocardial infarction
Lancet, 369 (9580), 2142-2143
PubMed 17604783

Gjesdal O, Hopp E, Vartdal T, Lunde K, Helle-Valle T, Aakhus S, Smith HJ, Ihlen H, Edvardsen T (2007)
Global longitudinal strain measured by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography is closely related to myocardial infarct size in chronic ischaemic heart disease
Clin Sci (Lond), 113 (6), 287-96
PubMed 17501720

Johansen OE, Bjurö T, Endresen K, Blaasaas KG, Birkeland K, Aakhus S, Gullestad L (2007)
Heart rate adjustments and analysis of recovery patterns of ST-segment depression in type 2 diabetes
Int J Cardiol, 127 (1), 129-32
PubMed 17532067

Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Arnesen H, Moum T, Abdelnoor M, Egeland T, Endresen K, Ilebekk A, Mangschau A, Forfang K (2007)
Exercise capacity and quality of life after intracoronary injection of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction: results from the Autologous Stem cell Transplantation in Acute Myocardial Infarction (ASTAMI) randomized controlled trial
Am Heart J, 154 (4), 710.e1-8
PubMed 17892996

Publications 2006

Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Arnesen H, Abdelnoor M, Egeland T, Endresen K, Ilebekk A, Mangschau A, Fjeld JG, Smith HJ, Taraldsrud E, Grøgaard HK, Bjørnerheim R, Brekke M, Müller C, Hopp E, Ragnarsson A, Brinchmann JE, Forfang K (2006)
Intracoronary injection of mononuclear bone marrow cells in acute myocardial infarction
N Engl J Med, 355 (12), 1199-209
PubMed 16990383

Aakhus S, Dahl K, Widerøe TE (2006)
Re: Gender-associated risk factors for cardiac end points and total mortality after renal transplantation
Clin Transplant, 20 (5), 665
PubMed 16968495

Publications 2005

Lunde K, Solheim S, Aakhus S, Arnesen H, Abdelnoor M, Forfang K, ASTAMI investigators (2005)
Autologous stem cell transplantation in acute myocardial infarction: The ASTAMI randomized controlled trial. Intracoronary transplantation of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells, study design and safety aspects
Scand Cardiovasc J, 39 (3), 150-8
PubMed 16152682

Aakhus S (2005)
[Norwegian Society of Cardiology and international guidelines]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (8), 1047
PubMed 15852098

Publications 2004

Anfinsen OG, Aaberge L, Geiran O, Smith HJ, Aakhus S (2004)
Coronary artery aneurysms mimicking cardiac tumor
Eur J Echocardiogr, 5 (4), 308-12
PubMed 15219546

Aakhus S, Dahl K, Widerøe TE (2004)
Cardiovascular disease in stable renal transplant patients in Norway: morbidity and mortality during a 5-yr follow-up
Clin Transplant, 18 (5), 596-604
PubMed 15344967

Aakhus S, Mo HV, Amlie JP (2004)
[Cardiology as a major specialty]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (13-14), 1829
PubMed 15229694

Publications 2001

Edvardsen T, Skulstad H, Aakhus S, Urheim S, Ihlen H (2001)
Regional myocardial systolic function during acute myocardial ischemia assessed by strain Doppler echocardiography
J Am Coll Cardiol, 37 (3), 726-30
PubMed 11693743

Hjelmesaeth J, Hartmann A, Midtvedt K, Aakhus S, Stenstrøm J, Mørkrid L, Egeland T, Tordarson H, Fauchald P (2001)
Metabolic cardiovascular syndrome after renal transplantation
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 16 (5), 1047-52
PubMed 11328915

Aaberge L, Aakhus S, Nordstrand K, Abdelnoor M, Ihlen H, Forfang K (2001)
Myocardial performance after transmyocardial revascularization with CO(2)laser. A dobutamine stress echocardiographic study
Eur J Echocardiogr, 2 (3), 187-96
PubMed 11882452

Publications 2000

Edvardsen T, Aakhus S, Endresen K, Bjomerheim R, Smiseth OA, Ihlen H (2000)
Acute regional myocardial ischemia identified by 2-dimensional multiregion tissue Doppler imaging technique
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 13 (11), 986-94
PubMed 11093100

Soma J, Angelsen BA, Techn D, Aakhus S, Skjaerpe T (2000)
Sublingual nitroglycerin delays arterial wave reflections despite increased aortic "stiffness" in patients with hypertension: a Doppler echocardiography study
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 13 (12), 1100-8
PubMed 11119278

Aadahl P, Aakhus S, Saether OD, Stømholm T, Myhre HO (2000)
Cardiac output measurements during cross-clamping of the descending thoracic aorta in pigs. A comparison between transit-time ultrasound, thermodilution and pulsed Doppler ultrasound
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 44 (2), 180-5
PubMed 10695912

Publications 1999

Edvardsen T, Rodevand O, Aakhus S, Bjornerheim R, Ihlen H (1999)
Reversal of intraventricular flow propagation during isovolumic relaxation: A marker of anterior wall dysfunction
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 12 (10), 801-10
PubMed 10511648

Hjelmesaeth J, Midtvedt K, Aakhus S, Hartmann A (1999)
[Cardiovascular disease after kidney transplantation]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 119 (25), 3784-8
PubMed 10574058

Soma J, Aakhus S, Dahl K, Widerøe TE, Skjaerpe T (1999)
Total arterial compliance in ambulatory hypertension during selective beta1-adrenergic receptor blockade and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol, 33 (2), 273-9
PubMed 10028936

Aakhus S, Dahl K, Widerøe TE (1999)
Cardiovascular morbidity and risk factors in renal transplant patients
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 14 (3), 648-54
PubMed 10193814

Publications 1998

Rodevand O, Bjornerheim R, Aakhus S, Kjekshus J (1998)
Left ventricular volumes assessed by different new three-dimensional echocardiographic methods and ordinary biplane technique
Int J Card Imaging, 14 (1), 55-63
PubMed 9559379

Soma J, Aakhus S, Angelsen BA, Skjaerpe T (1998)
Influence of body size and left ventricular ejection dynamics on total arterial compliance determined using Doppler echocardiography and subclavian artery pulse tracings in healthy humans
Blood Press, 7 (4), 239-46
PubMed 9858116

Publications 1997

Bjørnstad K, Aakhus S, Torp HG (1997)
How does computer-assisted digital wall motion analysis influence observer agreement and diagnostic accuracy during stress echocardiography?
Int J Card Imaging, 13 (2), 105-14
PubMed 9110190

Publications 1996

Bjørnstad K, Maehle J, Aakhus S, Torp HG, Hatle LK, Angelsen BA (1996)
Evaluation of reference systems for quantitative wall motion analysis from three-dimensional endocardial surface reconstruction: an echocardiographic study in subjects with and without myocardial infarction
Am J Card Imaging, 10 (4), 244-53
PubMed 9012392

Soma J, Aakhus S, Dahl K, Slørdahl S, Wiseth R, Widerøe TE, Skjaerpe T (1996)
Hemodynamics in white coat hypertension compared to ambulatory hypertension and normotension
Am J Hypertens, 9 (11), 1090-8
PubMed 8931834

Strømholm T, Aadahl P, Saether OD, Aakhus S, Myhre HO (1996)
Effect of sodium nitroprusside on cerebral haemodynamics during cross-clamping of the descending thoracic aorta in pigs
Eur J Surg, 162 (4), 329-34
PubMed 8739421

Aadahl P, Saether OD, Aakhus S, Bjørnstad K, Strømholm T, Myhre HO (1996)
The importance of transesophageal echocardiography during surgery of the thoracic aorta
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 12 (4), 401-6
PubMed 8980426

Aakhus S, Bjørnstad K, Soma J, Skjaerpe T, Angelsen BA (1996)
Systemic arterial compliance early and late after a first acute myocardial infarction
Cardiology, 87 (5), 415-22
PubMed 8894263

Aakhus S, Dahl K, Widerøe TE (1996)
Hyperlipidaemia in renal transplant patients
J Intern Med, 239 (5), 407-15
PubMed 8642233

Publications 1995

Bjørnstad K, Aakhus S, Hatle L (1995)
Digital high frame rate stress echocardiography for detection of coronary artery stenosis by high dose dipyridamole stress testing
Int J Card Imaging, 11 (3), 163-70
PubMed 7499905

Bjørnstad K, Aakhus S, Hatle L (1995)
Comparison of digital dipyridamole stress echocardiography and upright bicycle stress echocardiography for identification of coronary artery stenosis
Cardiology, 86 (6), 514-20
PubMed 7585764

Aadahl P, Aakhus S, Strømholm T, Saether OD, Myhre HO (1995)
Effect of sodium nitroprusside on cardiac output during cross-clamping of the descending thoracic aorta in pigs
Eur Surg Res, 27 (5), 323-31
PubMed 7589004

Aakhus S, Bjoernstad K, Jørstad S (1995)
Systemic cardiovascular response in hemodialysis without and with ultrafiltration with membranes of high and low biocompatibility
Blood Purif, 13 (5), 229-40
PubMed 7546525

Aakhus S, Bjørnstad K, Hatle L (1995)
Cardiovascular response in patients with and without myocardial ischaemia during dobutamine echocardiography stress test for coronary artery disease
Clin Physiol, 15 (3), 249-63
PubMed 7621647

Aakhus S, Aadahl P, Strømholm T, Myhre HO (1995)
Increased left ventricular contractility during cross-clamping of the descending thoracic aorta
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 9 (5), 497-502
PubMed 8547548

Publications 1994

Angelsen BA, Aakhus S, Rabben SI, Torp HG (1994)
Model-based estimation of vascular parameters: evaluation of robustness and suitability of models
Echocardiography, 11 (4), 409-23
PubMed 10150623

Juul R, Aakhus S, Björnstad K, Gisvold SE, Brubakk AO, Edvinsson L (1994)
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (human alpha-CGRP) counteracts vasoconstriction in human subarachnoid haemorrhage
Neurosci Lett, 170 (1), 67-70
PubMed 8041516

Lundbom J, Myhre HO, Ystgaard B, Tromsdal A, Aakhus S, Bjørnstad K, Bolz KD, Levang OW (1994)
Angiographic findings of silent ischaemia following aortocoronary bypass surgery
Cardiovasc Surg, 2 (3), 398-402
PubMed 8049984

Lundbom J, Myhre HO, Ystgaard B, Aakhus S, Tromsdal A, Sudbø R, Klykken B, Salvesen T, Rongved G, Morstøl TH (1994)
Exercise tolerance and work ability following aorto-coronary bypass surgery
Scand J Soc Med, 22 (4), 303-8
PubMed 7716442

Maehle J, Bjoernstad K, Aakhus S, Torp HG, Angelsen BA (1994)
Three-dimensional echocardiography for quantitative left ventricular wall motion analysis: a method for reconstruction of endocardial surface and evaluation of regional dysfunction
Echocardiography, 11 (4), 397-408
PubMed 10150622

Aakhus S, Bjørnstad K, Hatle L (1994)
Noninvasive study of left ventricular function and systemic haemodynamics during dipyridamole echocardiography stress test
Clin Physiol, 14 (5), 581-94
PubMed 7820982

Aakhus S, Maehle J, Bjoernstad K (1994)
A new method for echocardiographic computerized three-dimensional reconstruction of left ventricular endocardial surface: in vitro accuracy and clinical repeatability of volumes
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 7 (6), 571-81
PubMed 7840984

Publications 1993

Bjoernstad K, Aakhus S, Lundbom J, Bolz KD, Rokseth R, Skjaerpe T, Hatle L (1993)
Digital dipyridamole stress echocardiography in silent ischemia after coronary artery bypass grafting and/or after healing of acute myocardial infarction
Am J Cardiol, 72 (9), 640-6
PubMed 8249837

Aakhus S, Soerlie C, Faanes A, Hauger SO, Bjoernstad K, Hatle L, Angelsen BA (1993)
Noninvasive computerized assessment of left ventricular performance and systemic hemodynamics by study of aortic root pressure and flow estimates in healthy men, and men with acute and healed myocardial infarction
Am J Cardiol, 72 (3), 260-7
PubMed 8342502

Aakhus S, Torp H, Haugland T, Hatle L (1993)
Non-invasive estimates of aortic root pressures: external subclavian arterial pulse tracing calibrated by oscillometrically determined brachial arterial pressures
Clin Physiol, 13 (6), 573-86
PubMed 8119052

Publications 1991

Anda S, Aakhus S, Skaanes KO, Sande E, Schrader H (1991)
Anterior perforations in lumbar discectomies. A report of four cases of vascular complications and a CT study of the prevertebral lumbar anatomy
Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 16 (1), 54-60
PubMed 2003238

Publications 1990

Aakhus S, Røysland P, Husby OS (1990)
[Ultrasonography of strangulated Richter's hernia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 110 (26), 3348-9
PubMed 2256054

Aasarød K, Aakhus S (1990)
[Chloroquine poisoning]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 110 (4), 488-9
PubMed 2309198