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  • Editor’s Choice e The Impact of Centralisation and Endovascular Aneurysm Repair on Treatment of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Based on International Registries. Jacob Budtz-Lilly , Martin Björck , Maarit Venermo , Sebastian Debus , Christian-Alexander Behrendt, Martin Altreuther, Barry Beiles, Zoltan Szeberin, Nikolaj Eldrup, Gudmundur Danielsson, Ian Thomson, Pius Wigger, Manar Khashram, Ian Loftus , Kevin Mani. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2018) 56, 181e188.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.01.014


  • Nationwide Study on Treatment of Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. K. Sörelius, A. Wanhainen, C.-M. Wahlgren, M. Langenskiöld, H. Roos, T. Resch, R. Vaccarino, B.Arvidsson, P. Gillgren, L. Bilos, A. Pirouzram, M. Holsti, K. Mani. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.08.052
  • Editor’s Choice e Impact of Comorbidity, Medication, and Gender on Amputation Rate Following Revascularisation for Chronic Limb Threatening Ischaemia. Erik Baubeta Fridh, Manne Andersson, Marcus Thuresson e, Birgitta Sigvant f,g, Björn Kragsterman h, Saga Johansson, Pål Hasvold, Joakim Nordanstig, Mårten Falkenberg. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2018) 56, 681e688.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.06.003


  • Editor’s Choice e Effect of More Expedited Carotid Intervention on Recurrent Ischaemic Event Rate: A National Audit. Björn Kragsterman, Annika Nordanstig, David Lindström, Sofia Strömberg, Marcus Thuresson, Joakim Nordanstig. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2018) 56, 467e474. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.06.036


  • International Variations in Amputation Practice: A VASCUNET Report. Christian-Alexander Behrendt, Birgitta Sigvant, Zoltán Szeberin, Barry Beiles, Nikolaj Eldrup, Ian A. Thomson, Maarit Venermo, Martin Altreuther, Gabor Menyhei, Joakim Nordanstig, Mike Clarke, Henrik Christian Rie, Martin Björck, Eike Sebastian Debus. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2018) 56, 391e399.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.04.017


  • Treatment of aortic aneurysms registered in Swedvasc: Development reflected in a national vascular registry with an almost 100% coverage.Gefasschirurgie. 2018;23(5):340-345 DOI: 10.1007/s00772-018-0414-8


  • Open or endovascular revascularization in the treatment of acute lower limb ischaemia. O Grip, A Wanhainen, K Michaelsson, L Lindhagen, B Björck.  Br J Surg. 2018 Jul 25 DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10954


  • Ruptured popliteal artery aneurysm. A Cervin, H Ravn, B Björck. Br J Surg 2018 Jul 24.DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10953


  • Comparative analysis of the outcomes of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in England and Sweden. Karthikesalinam K, Grim M J, Holt P J, Vidal-Diaz A, Thompson M M, Wanhainen A, Bjorck M, Mani K.Br J Surg 2018 Apr; 105(5): 520–528.doi:  10.1002/bjs.10749


  • Popliteal Artery Aneurysm in Women. H Ravn, K Pansell-Fawcett, B Björck. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 Dec; 54(6): 738-743DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10953


  • Assessment of Minimum Important Difference and Substantial Clinical Benefit with the Vascular Quality of Life Questionnaire-6 when Evaluating Revascularisation Procedure in Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Nordanstig, M Pettersson, M Morgan, M Falkenberg, C Kumlien. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 sep; 54(3): 340-347. DOI: DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.06.022.


  • Validation of the Vascular quality of life questionnaire – 6 for clinical use in patients with lower limb peripheral arterial disease. Anne Sofie F. Larsen, Anne Therese Reiersen, Morten B. Jacobsen, Nils-Einar Kløw, Joakim Nordanstig, Mark Morgan and Jarlis Wesche. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (2017) 15:184.doi:  10.1186/s12955-017-0760-3


  • Amputation Rates, Mortality, and Pre-operative Comorbidities in Patients Revascularised for Intermittent Claudication or Critical Limb Ischaemia: A Population Based Study. E Baubeta Fridh, M Andersson, M Thuresson, B Sigvant, B Kragsterman, S Johansson, P Hasvold, M Falkenberg, J Nordanstig.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 Oct; 54(4): 480-486 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.07.005


  • Editor’s Choice e Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Improves Outcome in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Endovascular Femoropopliteal Stenting for Critical Limb Ischaemia.  Tott O, Granath F, Malmstedt J, Wahlgren C-M.J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 March (2017) 53, 403-410 doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.12.014


  • Outcome After Ruptured AAA Repair in Octo- and Nonagenarians in Sweden1994-2014 . Sonesson B , Björses K ,Dias N,  Rylance R, Mani K, Wanhainen A,  Resch T. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2017) 53, 656-662DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.02.010


  • The Impact of Initial Misdiagnosis of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms on Lead Times, Complication Rate, and Survival. Smidfelt K, Drott C, Törngren K, Nordanstig J, Herlitz J, Langenskiöld M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 May 16DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.03.022


  • Editor's Choice - Trend-break in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair With Decreasing Surgical Workload. Lilja F, Mani K, Wanhainen A. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 Jun;53(6):811-819DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.02.031


  • Revisiting the cost-effectiveness of screening 65-year-old men for abdominal aortic aneurysm based on data from an implemented screening programme. Hager J, Henriksson M, Carlsson P, Länne T, Lundgren F. Int Angiol. 2017 Dec;36(6):517-525DOI: 10.23736/S0392-9590.16.03777-9


  •  Incidence of Healthcare Associated Infections After Lower Extremity Revascularization Using Antibiotic Treatment as a Marker. Daryapeyma A, Hammar U, Walhgren CM. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2016 May;51(5):690-5 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.12.016


  • Cost-effectiveness of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Combination with Medical Intervention in Patients with Small Aneurysms. Zarrouk M, Lundqvist A, Holst J, Troeng T, Gottsäter A.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2016 Jun;51(6):766-73.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.12.048


  • Nationwide Study of the Treatment of Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Comparing Open and Endovascular Repair. Sörelius K, Wanhainen A, Furebring M, Björck M, Gillgren P, Mani K; Swedish Collaborator Group for Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.  Circulation. 2016 Dec 6;134(23):1822-1832 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024021


  • Patient Experiences of Life Years After Severe Civilian Lower Extremity Trauma With Vascular Injury. Bernhoff K, Björck M, Larsson J, Jangland E. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2016 Nov;52(5):690-695 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.07.021


  • Outcome for Endovascular and Open Procedures in Infrapopliteal Lesions for Critical Limb Ischemia: Registry Based Single Center Study. Gentile F, Lundberg G, Hultgren R. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2016 Nov;52(5):643-649 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.07.013


  • Editor's Choice - Abdominal Compartment Syndrome After Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Nationwide Population Based Study.  Ersryd S, Djavani-Gidlund K, Wanhainen A, Björck M.   Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2016 Aug;52(2):158-65 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.03.011


  •  Long-Term Outcome After Carotid Artery Stenting: A Population-Based Matched Cohort Study. Jonsson M, Lindström D, Gillgren P, Wanhainen A, Malmstedt J.Stroke. 2016 Aug;47(8):2083-9DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013018


  • Cost-effectiveness of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Combination with Medical Intervention in Patients with Small Aneurysms. M. Zarrouk,  A. Lundqvist,  J. Holst a, T. Troëng, A Gottsäter    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2016) 51, 766 e773 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.12.048


  • Comparison of long-term mortality after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in England and Sweden. Karthikesalingam, A. Wanhainen, P. J. Holt, A. Vidal-Diez, J. R. W. Brownrigg, I. Shpitser, M. Björck, M. M. Thompson and K.Mani Br J of Surg 2016 Feb;103:199-206 DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10049


  • Quality Improvement in Vascular Surgery: The Role of Comparative Audit and VascunetVascunet Collaboration, Mitchell D, Venermo M, Mani K, Bjorck M, Troeng T, Debus S, Szeberin Z, Hansen AK, Beiles B, Setacci C, Bergqvist D, Menyhei G, Heller G, Danielsson G, Loftus I, Thomson I, Vogt K, Jensen L, Altreuther M, Eldrup N, Wigger P, Moreno-Carriles R, Lees T.   Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Jan;49(1):1-3  DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.08.026


  • Editor’s Choice e Durability of Endovascular Repair in Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury: Long-Term Outcome from Four Tertiary Referral Centers J. Steuer , M. Björck , B. Sonesson , T. Resch , N. Dias , R. Hultgren , R. Tunesi , A. Wanhainen , M. Lachat ,T. Pfammatter. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2015) 50, 460e465DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.05.012


  • Management and outcome of pediatric vascular injuries. Wahlgren CM, Kragsterman B. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Oct;79(4):563-7. DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000812


  •  Regional Differences in Case Mix and Peri-operative Outcome After Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the Vascunet Database. Mani K, Venermo M, Beiles B, Menyhei G, Altreuther M, Loftus I, Björck M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Jun;49(6):646-52.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.01.021


  • International Vascunet Validation of the Swedvasc Registry. Venermo M, Lees T.   Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 31.S1078-5884DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.07.021


  • Treatment of Popliteal Aneurysm by Open and Endovascular Surgery: A Contemporary Study of 592 Procedures in Sweden. Cervin A, Tjärnström J, Ravn H, Acosta S, Hultgren R, Welander M, Björck. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2015 Sep;50(3):342-50.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.03.026


  •  Peri-procedural Risk with Urgent Carotid Artery Stenting: A Population based Swedvasc StudyJonsson M, Gillgren P, Wanhainen A, Acosta S, Lindström D. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 May;49(5):506-12.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.01.007


  • Iatrogenic popliteal artery injury in non arthroplasty knee surgery. Bernhoff K, Björck M.  Bone Joint J 2015 Feb;97-B(2):192-6DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B2.34353.


  • Preoperative hypofibrinogenemia is associated with increased intraoperative bleeding in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.Montán C, Johansson F, Hedin U, Wahlgren CM. Thromb Res. 2014 Oct 20; S0049-3848(14)DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2014.10.009


  • Low post-operative mortality after surgery on patients with screening-detected abdominal aortic aneurysms: a Swedvasc registry study.A. Linné, K. Smidfelt, M. Langenskiöld, R. Hultgren, J. Nordanstig, B. Kragsterman, D. Lindström.  Eur J Vasc  Endovascular Surgery 2014 Dec; 48 (6): 649-656DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.08.024


  • Sex differences in the association between smoking and abdominal aortic aneurysm.Stackelberg O, Björck M, Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A.  Br J Surg. 2014 Sep;101(10):1230-7DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9526


  • Alcohol consumption, specific alcoholic beverages, and abdominal aortic aneurysm.Stackelberg O, Björck M, Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A. Circulation 2014 Aug 19;130(8):646-52DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.008279


  • Invasive treatment for infrainguinal claudication has satisfactory 1 year outcome in three out of four patients: a population-based analysis from Swedvasc.H. Lindgren, A. Gottsäter, P. Qvarfordt, S. Bergman, T. Troëng.             Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2014 Jun;47(6):615-20 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.02.005


  •  Outcome and complications after intra-arterial thrombolysis for lower limb ischaemia with or without continuous heparin infusion. O. Grip, M. Kuoppala, S. Acosta, A. Wanhainen, J. Åkeson and M. Björck. Br J Surg 2014 Aug;101(9):1105-12. Epub 2014 Jun 25 DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9579


  • Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis Among 65-year-old Swedish Men. D Högberg ,B. Kragsterman M. Björck, J. Tjärnström, A. Wanhainen.   Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Jul;48(1):5-10DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.02.004


  •  Invasive Treatment for Infrainguinal Claudication Has Satisfactory 1 Year Outcome in Three out of Four Patients: A Population-based Analysis from Swedvasc Lindgren H, Gottsäter A, Qvarfort P, Bergman S, Troëng T,Eur J Vasvc Endovasc Surg 2014 June; 47(6): 615–620DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.02.005


  • Popliteal artery injury during knee replacement: a population-based nationwide study.Bernhoff K, Rudström H, Gedeborg R, Björk M. Bone Joint J Dec: 95-B(12):1645-9 DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B12.31611


  • Healthcare-associated infections after lower extremity revascularization. Daryapeyma A, Ostlund O, Wahlgren CM. Eur J Vasvc Endovasc Surg 2014 Mar 6 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.02.003


  •  Urgent Carotid Surgery and Stenting May be Safe After Systemic Thrombolysis for Stroke. Koraen-Smith L, Troëng T, Björk M, Kragsterman B, Wahlgren C-M.  Stroke. 2014;45:00-00.DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003763


  •  National experience with extracranial carotid artery aneurysms: epidemiology, surgical treatment strategy, and treatment outcome Nordanstig J, Gelin J, Jensen N, Osterberg K, Strömberg S. Ann Vasc Surg 2013;-: 1–5 DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.08.011


  • Vascular Quality of Life Questionnaire-6 facilitates health-related quality of life assessment in peripheral arterial disease. Nordanstig J, Wann_Hansson C, Karlsson J, Lundström M, Pettersson M, Morgan M. J Vasc Surg 2014 Mar;59(3):700-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.08.099


  • Lower prevalence than expected when screening 70-year-old men for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Hager J, Länne T, Carlsson P, Lundgren F. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2013 Oct;46(4):453-9 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.07.014


  • Percutaneous closure of large femoral artery access with Prostar XL in thoracic endovascular aortic repair.Skagius E, Bosnjak M, Björck M, Steuer J, Nyman R, Wanhainen A. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2013 Nov;46(5):558-63DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.08.009

  • Fruit and vegetable consumption with risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm.Stackelberg O, Björck M, Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A.Circulation. 2013 Aug 20;128(8):795-802 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000728


  • Population-based survival rate with a one- or two-stop referral pattern for patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysmsHager J, Lundgren F Int Angiol. 2013 Oct;32(5):492-500.PMID: 23903308

  • Changes in the management of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm disease in Sweden. Mani K, Björck M, Wanhainen A.Br J Surg. 2013 Apr;100(5):638-44.DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9046

  • Nationwide experience of cardio- and cerebrovascular complications during infrainguinal endovascular intervention for peripheral arterial disease and acute limb ischaemia.Nordanstig J, Smidfelt K, Langenskiöld M, Kragsterman B.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2013 Mar;45(3):270-4DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2012.12.005

  • Very urgent carotid endarterectomy confers increased procedural risk.Strömberg S, Gelin J, Osterberg T, Bergström GM, Karlström L, Osterberg K; Swedish Vascular Registry (Swedvasc) Steering Committee.Stroke. 2012 May;43(5):1331-5DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.639344

  • Outcome after 7 years of carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy in Sweden - single centre and national results.Lindström D, Jonsson M, Formgren J, Delle M, Rosfors S, Gillgren P. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2012 May;43(5):499-503.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2012.01.024

  • Insurance Claims after Vascular Surgery in Sweden.Rudström H,Bergqvist D, Ahlberg J, Björck M.  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2011;42: 498-505DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.04.026

  • Cost-effectiveness of intensive smoking cessation therapy among patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysms.Mani K, Wanhainen A, Lundkvist J, Lindström D.  J Vasc Surg. 2011 May 25.DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.02.055

  • Insurance Claims after Vascular Surgery in Sweden. Rudström H, Bergqvist D, Ahlberg J, Björck M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2011 Jun 11DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.04.026


  • A Prospective Randomised Multicentre Study – SCAMICOS. Lundgren F. PTFE Bypass to Below-knee Arteries: Distal Vein Collar or Not?  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2010;37:747-54DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2010.01.016

  • Outcome after nitinol stenting in the superficial femoral and popliteal artery in an elderly population.Gillgren P, Pettersson H, Fernström J, Falkenberg M, Delle M, Konrad P, Lindström D. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Aug;25(6):758-65.DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2010.12.010

  • Endovascular and open surgery for acute occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery.Block TA, Acosta S, Björck M. J Vasc Surg 2010;52:959-66DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.05.084

  • Improved Long-Term Survival After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Mani K, Björck M, Lundqvist J, Wanhainen A. Circulation 2009;120:201-211.DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.832774

  • Vascular surgery in Sweden as reflected in the Swedish Vascular Registry (Swedvasc).Bergqvist D, Björck M, Troeng T.  Angiol Sosud Khir 2009; 15: 94-100.

  • Ljungström KG, Troëng T, Björck M. Time-trends in vascular access surgery in Sweden 1987-2006. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2008;36:592-6.

  • Wanhainen A, Mani K, Björck M. The value of a nationwide vascular registry in understanding contemporary time trends of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Scand J Surg 

  • Wahlgren CM, Malmstedt J. Outcomes of Endovascular Abdominal Aneurysm Repair compared to Open surgical Repair in high-risk patients: Results from the Swedish Vascular Registry. J Vasc Surg 2008;48(6):1382-8.

  • Outcome after leg bypass surgery for critical limb ischemia is poor in patients with diabetes: a population-based cohort study. Malmstedt J, Leander K, Wahlberg E, Karlström L, Alfredsson L, Swedenborg J. Diabetes Care. 31:887–892, 2008.DOI: 10.2337/dc07-2424

  • Invasive treatment for renovascular disease –a twenty year experience from a population based registry.Bergqvist D, Björck M, Troëng T. J Cardiovasc Surg 2008;49:559-63

  • External validation of the Swedvasc registry. A first-time individual cross-matching with the unique personal number.Troëng T, Malmstedt J, Björck M.  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2008;36(6):705-12.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2008.08.017

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in Sweden. Improved outcome over time 1994-2005. Wanhainen A, Bylund N, Björck M.  Br J Surg 2008;95:564-570.

  • Björck M. Invited commentary re: “Are Adverse Events After Carotid Endarterectomy Reported Comparably In Different Registries?” by Taha AG, Vikatmaa P, Albäck A, Aho PS, Railo M and Lepäntalo M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2008; 35: 286-287

  • Iatrogenic vascular injuries in Sweden. A nationwide study 1987-2005.Rudström H, Bergqvist D, Ögren M, Björck M. . Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2008;35:131-138.DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2007.09.010

  • Björck M, Bergqvist D,Eliasson K,Jansson I,Karlström L,Kragsterman B,Lundell A,Malmstedt J, Nordanstig J,Norgren L, Troëng T. Twenty years with the Swedvasc Registry (Editorial). Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2008;35:129-130.

  • Henriksson M, Lundgren F, Carlsson P. Cost-effectiveness of endarterectomy in patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in Sweden. Br J Surg. 2008 Jun;95(6):714-20.

  • Ravn H, Wanhainen A, Björck M. High risk to develop new aneurysms after surgery for popliteal artery aneurysm. Br J Surg .2008;95:571-575.

  • Mani K, Björck M, Lundkvist J, Wanhainen A. Similar cost for open and endovascular elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in a population-based setting. J Endovasc Ther 2008; 15: 1-11.

  • Ravn H, Wanhainen A, Björck M. Surgical technique and long-term results after popliteal artery aneurysm repair: Results from 717 operated legs. J Vasc Surg 2007;46:236-243

  • Ravn H, Björck M. Popliteal artery aneurysm with acute ischemia in 229 patients. Outcome after thrombolytic and surgical therapy. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007;33:690-695.

  • Ravn H, Bergqvist D, Björck M. Nationwide study of the outcome of popliteal artery aneurysms treated surgically. Br J Surg 2007;94:970-977.

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  • Kragsterman B, Pärsson H, Bergqvist D, Björck M. Outcomes of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic stenosis in Sweden are improving– results from a population based registry. J Vasc Surg 2006; 44: 79-85.

  • Wanhainen A, Lundkvist J, Bergqvist D, Björck M. Cost-effectiveness of Screening Women for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm J Vasc Surg 2006; 43: 908-914.

  • Henriksson M, Lundgren F. Decision-analytical model with lifetime estimation of costs and Health outcomes for one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in 65-year-old men. Br J Surg 2005;92:976-983.

  • WanhainenA, LundkvistJ, BergqvistD, BjörckM. Cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies for abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2005; 41: 741-751.

  • Berglund J, Björck M, Elfström J and on behalf of the SWEDVASC Femoro-popliteal Study Group. Long term results of above knee femoro-popliteal bypass depend on indication and graft-material. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2005;29:412-418.

  • Norgren L for the Swedish EnoxaVasc Study Group. Can Low Molecular Weight Heparin Replace Unfractionated Heparin During Peripheral Arterial Reconstruction ? An Open Label Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. J Vasc Surg 2004; 39:977-84.

  • Kragsterman B, Logason K, Ahari A, Troëng T, Pärsson H, Bergqvist D. Risk factors for complications after carotid endarterectomy – a population based study. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2004;28:98-103

  • Jönsson B, Skau T. Ankle-brachial Index and Mortality in a Cohort of Questionnaire Recorded Leg Pain on Walking. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002;24:405-410.

  • Fingerhut A, Takolander R et al. The European Experience with Vascular Injuries. Surg Clin North Am 2002;82:175-188.

  • Björck M, Acosta S, Lindgren F, Troëng T, Bergqvist D. Revascularisation of the Superior Mesenteric Artery after Acute Thromboembolic Occlusion.Br J Surg 2002;89(7):923-7.

  • Logason K, Bergqvist D. Low molecular weight heaprin(enaoxparin) versus dextran in the prevention of early occlusion following arterial bypass surgery distal to the groin. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2001;21:261-65.

  • Ahari A, Bergqvist D, Troëng T, Elfstrom J, Hedberg B, Ljungstrom K, Norgren L, Örtenwall P. Diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for early outcome after carotid endarterectomy – a population-based study.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1999;18:122-126.

  • Troëng T, Bergqvist D, Norrving B, Ahari A. Complications after carotid endarterectomy are related to surgical errors in less than one fifth of cases. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1999;18:59-64.

  • Björck M, Bergqvist D,Troëng T. Risk-factors for postoperative intestinal ischaemia after aortoiliac surgery. A combined cohort and case-control study of 2824 operations. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997;13:531-539.

  • Troëng T et al. Reoperations, Redo Surgery and Other Site Interventions constitute more than one third of Vascular Surgery. A study from Swedvasc - The Swedish Vascular Registry. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997;14:244-251

  • Elfström J, Stubberöd A, Troëng T. Patients not included in medical audit have a worse outcome than those included.Int J of Quality Assurance 1996;8:153-157.

  • Elfström J,Stubberöd A, Troëng T. Adjusting outcome measurements for casemix in a vascular registry - is it possible and desirable?. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:459-463.

  • Eneroth M, Apelqvist J, Troëng T, Persson BM. Operations, inhospital length of stay and costs in 321 patients with critical leg ischaemia.A population-based longitudinal outcome study. Acta Ortop Scand 1996;67(5):459-65.

  • Björck M, Bergqvist D,Troëng T. Incidence and clinical presentation of bowel ischaemia after 2930 aortoiliac operations in Sweden. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:139-144

  • Swedvasc. Vascular surgical audit during a five year period. Changing patterns of vascular surgery 1987-1991. Eur J Vasc Surg 1994;8:472-477.

  • Troëng T,Bergqvist D,Janzon L. The incidence and causes of adverse outcomes of operation for chronic ischemia of the leg. Eur J Surgery 1994;160:17-25.

  • Troëng T, Bergqvist D, Janzon L, Jendteg S, Lindgren B. The choice of strategy in the treatment of intermittent claudication - a decision tree approach. Eur J Vasc Surg 1993;7:438-443.

  • Troëng T,Janzon L,Bergqvist D. Adverse outcomes in surgery for chronic leg ischaemia - risk factors and risk prediction when using different statistical methods. Eur J Vasc Surg 1992;6:628-635.

  • VRISS (Vascular Registry in Southern Sweden): Vascular Surgery in southern Sweden - the first year experience of a vascular registry. Eur J Vasc Surg 1989;3:563-569.

  • VRISS (Vascular Registry in Southern Sweden): The Vascular Registry – a responsibility for all vascular surgeons ? Eur J Vasc Surg 1987;1:219-226.


Översiktsartiklar och lärobokskapitel

  1. Bergqvist D,Bengtsson H,Sternby NH.Associated Atherosclerotic Manifestations.I Greenhalgh RM, Mannick JA (Eds). The Cause and Management of Aneurysms. WB Saunders Company, Cambridge 1990.
  2. Bergqvist D,Einarsson E,Norgren L,Troëng T. A Comprehensive Regional Vascular Registry. How is the Population Served ? I Greenhalgh RM,Hollier L (Eds). The maintenance of arterial reconstruction. WB Saunders Company,Cambridge 1991.
  3. Troëng T,Bergqvist D,Einarsson E,Elfström J,Norgren L. Experiences from Swedvasc/VRISS - a vascular registry.  Annales Chirurgiae et Gynecologiae 1992;81,2:248-252. 
  4. Bergqvist D,Einarsson E,Elfström J, Norgren L, Troëng T. Experiences with the Swedvasc registry. Vasc Med Review 1994;5:92-101.
  5. Bergqvist D. A national vascular registry: Benefits and difficultiesAust.N.Z.J.Surg (1997) &/. Suppl.1.
  6. Troëng T. Is it possible to predict outcome in an individual patient? Ann Chir et Gyn 1998;87:126-127. 
  7. Bergqvist D, Troëng T, Elfström J, Hedberg B, Ljungström KG, Norgren L, Örtenwall P. Is a national vascular registry worth the effort? In Greenhalgh RD (Ed.) The Durability of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, WB Saunders Company Ltd, London 1999., pp181-191. 
  8. Troëng T. Long-term morbidity and mortality of patients treated for critical limb ischaemia. In Branchereau A, Jacobs M (Eds.) Critical Limb Ischaemia, Futura Publishing Company, Inc., Armonk, NY 1999, p. 261-267. 
  9. Swedvasc. Auditing Surgical outcome. Ten years with The Swedish Vascular Registry-Swedvasc. Eur J Surg 1998;164:suppl.581, pp.1-48. 
  10. Bergqvist D, Troëng T. The role of vascular surgical registries in the 21st century. In Vascular Surgery Highlights 2000-2001. Ed. A.H.Davies, Health Press Ltd, Oxford 2001, p.7-13.
  11. Troëng T. Vascular registries in Europe: Why are these of interest for the clinical vascular surgeon in the United States? Perspectives in Vasc Surg and Endovasc Therapy 2002:15:65-77.
  12. Björck M. Colonic ischaemia following surgery of the infrarenal aorta. Kapitel i boken: European Vascular Course 2002. Complications in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Part II. (Boken är även tryckt i en version på franska.)
  13. Björck M. Colonic ischaemia after aortoiliac surgery. Review Article. Regional Blood Flow and Microcirculation 2002; 1: 10-16.
  14. Troëng T, Björck M. National vascular registries. In Status of Vascular Surgery in Europe. International Congress Series 1272 (2004). Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 116-129.
  15. Wanhainen A, Björck M. Epidemiology of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the Elderly. Book Chapter in: “Vascular procedures in the elderly patient. 2006. Ed Alain Branchereau, Michael Jacobs. Paris Consultants Ltd. 2006.
  16. Wanhainen A, Björck M. Epidémiologie des Anéurysmes de l’Aorte Abdominale chez les sujet agé. Samma text som föreg. i fransk översättning. Paris Consultants Ltd. 2006.
  17. Rudström H, Björck M, Bergqvist D. Iatrogenic vascular injuries in varicose vein surgery – a systematic review. World J Surg 2007; 31: 228-233.
  18. Gibbons C, Björck M, Jensen LP, Laustsen J, Lees T, Moreno-Carriles R, Troëng T, Wigger P. The first Vascunet report on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm surgery, European Society of Vascular Surgery, 2007. ISBN 1- 903968-17-8
  19. Bergqvist D, Björck M, Troëng T. Invasive treatment for renovascular disease – observations from a population based registry. Bookchapter in Greenhalgh R, ed ”More Vascular and Endovascular Challenges”, BIBA Publishing. London 2008,p322-329.
  20. Bergqvist D, Björck M, Ljungman C, Troëng T. Acute lower limb ischaemia – changes over time. Bookchapter in Greenhalgh R, ed ,BIBA Publishing. London 2010, pp.317-326.
  21. Björk M. Can we reduce the rate and severity of colonic ischaemia following AAA-repair? Controversies and updates in vascular surgery. pp 233-239 Paris 2011, .
  22. Björck M, Ravn H, Wanhainen A. Regarding “Stent fractures in the Hemobahn/Viabahn stent graft after endovascular popliteal aneurysm repair”. Letters to the Editor. J Vasc Surg 2011;53:560-561. 
  23. Stather PW, Sidloff D, Dattani N, Choke E, Bown MJ, Sayers RD. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the early and late outcomes of open and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Br J Surg. 2013 Jun;100(7):863-72
  24. Bergqvist D, Mani K, Troëng T, Wanhainen A. Treatment of aortic aneurysms registered in Swedvasc: Development reflected in a national vascular registry with an almost 100% coverage. Gefässchirurgie. 2018;23(5):340-345.

Artiklar i svensk fackpress: Läkartidningen, Svensk Kirurgi, etc

  • Karlström L. Kärlkirurgisk kvalitetssäkring: Radikal omarbetning krävs av nuvarande klassifikationssystem. Läkartidningen 1990;87:2247-2248. 
  • VRISS ledningsgrupp. Samband mellan volym och resultat - finns det inom svensk kärlkirurgi?     Läkartidningen 1990;87:2565-2566.
  • Troëng T, Bergqvist D, Einarsson E,Elfström J,Norgren L. Kvalitetsmätning ger stöd för carotiskirurgi även i Sverige. Läkartidningen 1991;88:3266.
  • Troëng T, Bergqvist D, Einarsson E, Elfström J,Norgren L. Flera problem-områden inom kärlkirurgin bör bli föremål för kvalitetssäkring. Läkartidningen 1991;88:4436-8.
  • Bergqvist D, Troëng T. Kärlkirurgin ökar stadigt i Sverige. Läkartidningen 1998;95:2940-2943.
  • Swedenborg J, Bergqvist D, Norgren L, Troëng T, Svärdsudd K. Stora regionala skillnader i kärlkirurgisk behandling. Läkartidningen 1998;95:3555-3559.
  • Björck M, Bergqvist D, Troëng T, Haglund U, Hedberg B. Tarmischemi efter bukaortakirurgi. Läkartidningen 1999;96:3659-3662.
  • Bergqvist D et al. Haverikommission granskade karotiskirurgins komplikationer. Läkartidningen 2000;97:1673-1676.
  • Elfström J. Resultat av kärlkirurgi hos de allra äldsta. Läkartidningen 2000;97:4292-4297.
  • Elfström J, Bergqvist D, Björck M, Forssell C, Ljungström K-G, Norgren L, Skau T, Troëng T. Lovande början på kärlkirurgins arbete med kvalitetsindikatorer. Läkartidningen 2002;99:4366-9.
  • Elfström J, Bergqvist D, Björck M, Forssell C, Ljungström K-G, Norgren L, Skau T, Troëng T. Användbara kvalitetsindikatorer i praktisk sjukvård kräver enkelhet. Läkartidningen 2002; 99 (44): 5011.
  • Bergqvist D, Björck M, Eliason K, Forssell C, Jansson I, Karlström L, Lundell A, Malmstedt J, Norgren L, Troëng T. Inga dödsfall/slaganfall efter kirurgi vid asymtomatisk karotisstenos. Läkartidningen 2006;103:301-302.
  • Bergqvist D,Björck M, Holst J, Nyman R, Skiöldebrand C,Takolander R. Svårkontrollerad blödning vid kirurgi - praktiska åtgärder.   Läkartidningen 2007;104:407-411.
  • Westander F, Wester P. Strokesjukvården i Sverige – kvalitetsjämförelser mellan olika sjukhus och landsting/regioner. Socialstyrelsen maj 2007.
  • Troëng T för Swedvascs ledningsgrupp. Swedvascs siffror säkra. Läkartidningen 2008; 105(6):557
  • Troëng T. Kvalitetsregister för kirurger. Svensk Kirurgi 2009;67:182-184
  • Kragsterman B, Lundell A, Troëng T. Kvalitetsregister för kärlkirurger Svensk Kirurgi 2010.
  • Troëng T, Lundell A. Kvalitetsregistret Swedvasc sporrar kärlkirurgin. Läkartidningen 2011:411-4.






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