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Karl Swedberg

Senior Professor

Karl Swedberg
Senior Professor

Room number: 1319
Postal Address: SU Sahlgrenska, 41345 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Wallenberglab/su , Göteborg

Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 428
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31823925
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 3, plan 5 , 413 90 Göteborg

About Karl Swedberg

Karl Swedberg, MD, PhD, FESC, is Senior Professor of Cardiology and Care Science, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a Scientific Advisor to the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person Centred Care (GPCC).

He was the first to report on survival benefits of a beta-blocker (1979), an ACE-inhibitor (1987), an angiotensinreceptor blocker (2003) and recently an ARNI (angiotensin receptor antagonist and neprilysin inhibitor 2014) in chronic heart failure. He has published widely in international journals with more than 600 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 340 original research papers and > 65000 citations.

He was Chairman of the Task Force on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure that updated the ESC Guidelines 2005. He has participated in Steering Committees in numerous outcome trials in myocardial infarction and heart failure.

Rewards and distinctions

  • Recipient of the 2004 Kaufman Award of heart failure research from Cleveland Clinics, USA.
  • Awarded European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Gold medal 2007 for outstanding contributions to the cardiovascular field.
  • He gave the Paul Dudley White international lecture, AHA annual meeting in Orlando 2009.
  • "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Heart Failure Association (HFA) of ESC in 2016.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of several international journals.
  • 2005-2009 he served as Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Heart Failure.
  • He is Associate Editor in European Heart Journal since 2012.
  • Among Highly cited 2017-2019 https://publons.com/researcher/2889721/karl-swedberg/


Latest publications

Comparison of BNP and NT-proBNP in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction
R. Rørth, P. S. Jhund, M. B. Yilmaz, S. L. Kristensen, P. Welsh et al.
Circulation. Heart failure, Journal article 2020
Journal article

The prevalence and importance of frailty in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction - an analysis of PARADIGM-HF and ATMOSPHERE
P. Dewan, A. Jackson, P. S. Jhund, L. Shen, J. P. Ferreira et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Relationship between heart rate and outcomes in patients in sinus rhythm or atrial fibrillation with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.
Kieran F Docherty, Li Shen, Davide Castagno, Mark C Petrie, William T Abraham et al.
European journal of heart failure, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Sacubitril/Valsartan Across the Spectrum of Ejection Fraction in Heart Failure.
Scott D Solomon, Muthiah Vaduganathan, Brian L Claggett, Milton Packer, Michael Zile et al.
Circulation, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Cardiovascular risk associated with serum potassium in the context of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist use in patients with heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction
P. Rossignol, K. Duarte, N. Girerd, M. Karoui, J. J. V. McMurray et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Beneficial effects of ivabradine in patients with heart failure, low ejection fraction, and heart rate above 77 b.p.m.
Nadia Bouabdallaoui, Eileen O'Meara, Virginie Bernier, Michel Komajda, Karl Swedberg et al.
ESC heart failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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The effects of sacubitril/valsartan on coronary outcomes in PARADIGM-HF
U. M. Mogensen, L. Kober, S. L. Kristensen, P. S. Jhund, J. J. Gong et al.
American Heart Journal, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Insufficient reduction in heart rate during hospitalization despite beta-blocker treatment in acute decompensated heart failure: insights from the ASCEND-HF trial
T. Kitai, J. L. Grodin, R. J. Mentz, A. F. Hernandez, J. Butler et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Comments on meta-analysis of ivabradine as adjuvant treatment for chronic heart failure by Mizzaci et al
Karl Swedberg, M. Bohm, J. S. Borer, I. Ford, M. Komajda et al.
International Journal of Cardiology, Editorial letter 2017
Editorial letter

Independent academic Data Monitoring Committees for clinical trials in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic diseases
G. S. Filippatos, P. de Graeff, J. J. Bax, J. J. Borg, J. G. Cleland et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Seattle Heart Failure and Proportional Risk Models Predict Benefit From Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
K. C. Bilchick, Y. F. Wang, A. Cheng, J. P. Curtis, K. Dharmarajan et al.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Risk of stroke in chronic heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction, but without atrial fibrillation: analysis of the CHARM-Preserved and I-Preserve trials
A. H. Abdul-Rahim, A. C. Perez, R. L. MacIsaac, P. S. Jhund, B. L. Claggett et al.
European Heart Journal, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Dementia-related adverse events in PARADIGM-HF and other trials in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
J. A. Cannon, L. Shen, P. S. Jhund, S. L. Kristensen, L. Kober et al.
European journal of heart failure, Journal article 2017
Journal article


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