• Access site complications after transfemoral aortic valve implantation - a comparison of Manta and ProGlide 

      Hoffman, Pavel; Al-Ani, Ahmed Ibrahim; von Lueder, Thomas Gero; Hoffman, Jenny; Majak, Peter; Hagen, Ove Andreas; Loose, Helga; Kløw, Nils-Einar; Opdahl, Anders (Journal article, 2018)
      Background: Despite decreasing sheath diameter, access site bleeding and vascular complications are still a major concern in transfemoral aortic valve implantation (TAVI), and may increase morbidity and even increase ...
    • Randomized Trial of Interleukin-6 Receptor Inhibition in Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction 

      Broch, Kaspar; Anstensrud, Anne Kristine; Woxholt, Sindre; Sharma, Kapil Kishore; Tøllefsen, Ingvild Maria; Bendz, Bjørn; Aakhus, Svend; Ueland, Thor; Amundsen, Brage H.; Damås, Jan Kristian; Berg, Erlend; Bjørkelund, Elisabeth; Bendz, Christina; Hopp, Einar; Kleveland, Ola; Stensæth, Knut Haakon; Opdahl, Anders; Kløw, Nils-Einar; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Andersen, Geir Øystein; Wiseth, Rune; Aukrust, Pål; Gullestad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background - Prompt myocardial revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces infarct size and improves outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, as ...
    • Rationale for the ASSAIL-MI-trial: a randomised controlled trial designed to assess the effect of tocilizumab on myocardial salvage in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). 

      Anstensrud, Anne Kristine; Woxholt, Sindre; Sharma, Kapil Kishore; Broch, Kaspar; Bendz, Bjørn; Aakhus, Svend; Ueland, Thor; Amundsen, Brage H.; Damås, Jan Kristian; Hopp, Einar; Kleveland, Ola; STENSÆTH, KNUT HAAKON; Opdahl, Anders; Kløw, Nils-Einar; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Andersen, Geir Øystein; Wiseth, Rune; Aukrust, Pål; Gullestad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Introduction Interleukin-6 (IL-6) may be involved in ischaemia-reperfusion injury and myocardial remodelling after myocardial infarction (MI). We have recently shown that IL-6 inhibition by tocilizumab attenuates systemic ...