• Left ventricular hypertrophy contributes to Myocardial Ischemia in Non-obstructive Coronary Artery Disease (the MicroCAD study) 

      Eskerud, Ingeborg; Gerdts, Eva; Larsen, Terje H; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: The underlying mechanisms causing myocardial ischemia in non-obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) are still unclear. We explored whether left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) was associated with myocardial ...
    • Race duration and blood pressure are major predictors of exercise-induced cardiac troponin elevation 

      Kleiven, Øyunn; Omland, Torbjørn; Skadberg, Øyvind; Melberg, Tor Harald; Bjørkavoll-Bergseth, Magnus; Auestad, Bjørn Henrik; Bergseth, Rolf; Greve, Ole Jacob; Aakre, Kristin Moberg; Ørn, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: The underlying mechanisms of the exercise-induced increase in cardiac troponins (cTn) are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify independent determinants of exercise-induced cTn increase in a ...
    • Repetitive use of levosimendan for treatment of chronic advanced heart failure: Clinical evidence, practical considerations, and perspectives: An expert panel consensus 

      Nieminen, Markku Sakari; Altenberger, Johann; Ben-Gal, Tuvia; Böhmer, Armin; Comin-Colet, Josep; Dickstein, Kenneth; Édes, István Ferenc; Fedele, Francesco; Fonseca, Cândida; García-González, Martín J.; Giannakoulas, Georgios A.; Iakobishvili, Zaza; Jääskeläinen, Pertti; Karavidas, Apostolos I.; Kettner, Jiří; Kivikko, Matti; Lund, Lars H.; Matskeplishvili, Simon T.; Metra, Marco; Morandi, Fabrizio; Oliva, Fabrízio A.; Parkhomenko, Alexander; Parissis, John T.; Pollesello, Piero; Pölzl, Gerhard; Schwinger, Robert H.G.; Segovia, Javier; Seidel, Monika; Vrtovec, Bojan; Wikström, Gerhard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-06-15)
      Background The intravenous inodilator levosimendan was developed for the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated heart failure. In the last decade scientific and clinical interest has arisen for its repetitive or ...