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Geir Øystein Andersen, Senior Cardiologist, MD, PhD

Andersen, Geir Øystein

Department Center for Clinical Heart Research, Oslo University Hospital Ullevaal and Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevaal and Department of Pharmacology, University of Oslo

Current research focus

Clinicial research focusing on patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Comobidity and complications, reperfusion injury, acute heart failure treatment, cardiac arrest survivors and type 2-diabetes. Effects of the calcium sensitizer levosimendan on patients with myocardial infarction and acute heart failure. Effects and mechanisms of levosimendan in rat papillary muscles. Diabetes, pre-diabetes and coronary heart disease. Association between inflammation and hyperglycaemia. Efffect of post-conditioning on ischaemia-reperfusion damage. Biobanking in ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Prognostications after cardiac arrest. Left-ventricular function during therapeutic hypothermia. Hemodynamic monitoring with pulse wawe analysis during therapeutic hypothermia in patients with cardiac arrest, comparison with echocardiography.

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