Lars Aaberge

  • Head of section; MD, PhD
  • +47 230 73671

Publications 2021

Ahn JM, Zimmermann FM, Arora S, Solberg OG, Angerås O, Rolid K, Rafique M, Aaberge L, Karason K, Okada K, Luikart H, Khush KK, Honda Y, Pijls NHJ, Lee SE, Kim JJ, Park SJ, Gullestad L, Fearon WF (2021)
Prognostic value of comprehensive intracoronary physiology assessment early after heart transplantation
Eur Heart J, 42 (48), 4918-4929
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehab568, PubMed 34665224

Bekkenes M, Jørgensen MM, Flem Jacobsen A, Wang Fagerland M, Rakstad-Larsen H, Solberg OG, Aaberge L, Klingenberg O, Steinsvik T, Rosseland LA (2021)
A study protocol for the cardiac effects of a single dose of either oxytocin 2.5 IU or carbetocin 100 µg after caesarean delivery: a prospective randomized controlled multi-centre trial in Norway
F1000Res, 10, 973
DOI 10.12688/f1000research.73112.2, PubMed 34745566

Kjønås D, Dahle G, Schirmer H, Malm S, Eidet J, Aaberge L, Steigen T, Aakhus S, Busund R, Rösner A (2021)
Risk scores for prediction of 30-day mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Results from a two-center study in Norway
Health Sci Rep, 4 (2), e283
DOI 10.1002/hsr2.283, PubMed 33977165

Kjønås D, Schirmer H, Aakhus S, Eidet J, Malm S, Aaberge L, Busund R, Rösner A (2021)
Clinical and Echocardiographic Parameters Predicting 1- and 2-Year Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Front Cardiovasc Med, 8, 739710
DOI 10.3389/fcvm.2021.739710, PubMed 34938779

Kvaslerud AB, Santic K, Hussain AI, Auensen A, Fiane A, Skulstad H, Aaberge L, Gullestad L, Broch K (2021)
Outcomes in asymptomatic, severe aortic stenosis
PLoS One, 16 (4), e0249610
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0249610, PubMed 33826652

Publications 2020

Bendz B, Aaberge L (2020)
Acute coronary syndromes in older patients: does older age matter?
Lancet, 396 (10251), 585-587
DOI 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31317-9, PubMed 32861295

Klaeboe LG, Brekke PH, Aaberge L, Haugaa K, Edvardsen T (2020)
Impact of transcatheter aortic valve implantation on mechanical dispersion
Open Heart, 7 (1), e001199
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2019-001199, PubMed 32153792

Kummen M, Solberg OG, Storm-Larsen C, Holm K, Ragnarsson A, Trøseid M, Vestad B, Skårdal R, Yndestad A, Ueland T, Svardal A, Berge RK, Seljeflot I, Gullestad L, Karlsen TH, Aaberge L, Aukrust P, Hov JR (2020)
Rosuvastatin alters the genetic composition of the human gut microbiome
Sci Rep, 10 (1), 5397
DOI 10.1038/s41598-020-62261-y, PubMed 32214138

Saevik M, Beitnes JO, Aaberge L, Halvorsen PS (2020)
Safety and feasibility of dobutamine stress echocardiography in symptomatic high gradient aortic stenosis patients scheduled for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
J Clin Ultrasound, 49 (1), 38-48
DOI 10.1002/jcu.22915, PubMed 32914454

Tegn N, Eek C, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Skårdal R, Berg ES, Gullestad L, Bendz B (2020)
Patients aged 80 years or older with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris randomised to an invasive versus conservative strategy: angiographic and procedural results from the After Eighty study
Open Heart, 7 (2)
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2020-001256, PubMed 32719073

Publications 2019

Auriau J, Bouvaist H, Aaberge L, Abe T, Dähnert I, Panzer J, Santoro G, Khalil M, Hijazi ZM, Fraisse A (2019)
Cardiac Erosions After Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Closure With the Occlutech Figulla Flex Device
JACC Cardiovasc Interv, 12 (14), 1397-1399
DOI 10.1016/j.jcin.2019.03.005, PubMed 31320034

Bendz B, Gude E, Ragnarsson A, Endresen K, Aaberge L, Geiran O, Simonsen S (2019)
Intra-aortic balloon pump in acute chest pain and cardiogenic shock - a long-term follow-up
Scand Cardiovasc J, 53 (6), 337-341
DOI 10.1080/14017431.2019.1657938, PubMed 31476881

Kjønås D, Dahle G, Schirmer H, Malm S, Eidet J, Aaberge L, Steigen T, Aakhus S, Busund R, Rösner A (2019)
Predictors of early mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Open Heart, 6 (1), e000936
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2018-000936, PubMed 31168372

Klaeboe LG, Brekke PH, Lie ØH, Aaberge L, Haugaa KH, Edvardsen T (2019)
Classical mechanical dyssynchrony is rare in transcatheter aortic valve implantation-induced left bundle branch block
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 20 (3), 271-278
DOI 10.1093/ehjci/jey127, PubMed 30247533

Solberg OG, Stavem K, Ragnarsson A, Beitnes JO, Skårdal R, Seljeflot I, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Gullestad L, Aaberge L (2019)
Index of microvascular resistance to assess the effect of rosuvastatin on microvascular function in women with chest pain and no obstructive coronary artery disease: A double-blind randomized study
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 94 (5), 660-668
DOI 10.1002/ccd.28157, PubMed 30790446

Publications 2018

Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Hylen Ranhoff A, Endresen K, Gjertsen E, Skårdal R, Gullestad L, Bendz B, After Eighty study investigators (2018)
Health-related quality of life in older patients with acute coronary syndrome randomised to an invasive or conservative strategy. The After Eighty randomised controlled trial
Age Ageing, 47 (1), 42-47
DOI 10.1093/ageing/afx121, PubMed 28985265

Aarsnes A, Dahle G, Fosse E, Rein KA, Aaberge L, Martinsen ACT (2018)
Radiat Prot Dosimetry, 179 (1), 9-17
DOI 10.1093/rpd/ncx184, PubMed 29036717

Publications 2017

Auensen A, Hussain AI, Bendz B, Aaberge L, Falk RS, Walle-Hansen MM, Bye J, Andreassen J, Beitnes JO, Rein KA, Pettersen KI, Gullestad L (2017)
Morbidity outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement
Open Heart, 4 (1), e000588
DOI 10.1136/openhrt-2017-000588, PubMed 28674629

Günther A, Andersen R, Gude E, Jakobsen J, Edvardsen T, Sandvik L, Abildgaard A, Aaberge L, Gullestad L (2017)
The predictive value of coronary artery calcium detected by computed tomography in a prospective study on cardiac allograft vasculopathy in heart transplant patients
Transpl Int, 31 (1), 82-91
DOI 10.1111/tri.13057, PubMed 28865096

Günther A, Aaberge L, Abildgaard A, Ragnarsson A, Edvardsen T, Jakobsen J, Andersen R (2017)
Coronary computed tomography in heart transplant patients: detection of significant stenosis and cardiac allograft vasculopathy, image quality, and radiation dose
Acta Radiol, 59 (9), 1066-1073
DOI 10.1177/0284185117748354, PubMed 29260577

Lancellotti P, Galderisi M, Edvardsen T, Donal E, Goliasch G, Cardim N, Magne J, Laginha S, Hagendorff A, Haland TF, Aaberge L, Martinez C, Rapacciuolo A, Santoro C, Ilardi F, Postolache A, Dulgheru R, Mateescu AD, Beladan CC, Deleanu D, Marchetta S, Auffret V, Schwammenthal E, Habib G, Popescu BA (2017)
Echo-Doppler estimation of left ventricular filling pressure: results of the multicentre EACVI Euro-Filling study
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, 18 (9), 961-968
DOI 10.1093/ehjci/jex067, PubMed 28444160

Publications 2016

Bønaa KH, Mannsverk J, Wiseth R, Aaberge L, Myreng Y, Nygård O, Nilsen DW, Kløw NE, Uchto M, Trovik T, Bendz B, Stavnes S, Bjørnerheim R, Larsen AI, Slette M, Steigen T, Jakobsen OJ, Bleie Ø, Fossum E, Hanssen TA, Dahl-Eriksen Ø, Njølstad I, Rasmussen K, Wilsgaard T, Nordrehaug JE et al. (2016)
Drug-Eluting or Bare-Metal Stents for Coronary Artery Disease
N Engl J Med, 375 (13), 1242-52
DOI 10.1056/NEJMoa1607991, PubMed 27572953

Eidet J, Dahle G, Bugge JF, Bendz B, Rein KA, Aaberge L, Offstad JT, Fosse E, Aakhus S, Halvorsen PS (2016)
Long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: the impact of intraoperative tissue Doppler echocardiography
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 23 (3), 403-9
DOI 10.1093/icvts/ivw159, PubMed 27241050

Solberg OG, Stavem K, Ragnarsson A, Ioanes D, Arora S, Endresen K, Benth JŠ, Gullestad L, Gude E, Andreassen AK, Aaberge L (2016)
Index of microvascular resistance after early conversion from calcineurin inhibitor to everolimus in heart transplantation: A sub-study to a 1-year randomized trial
J Heart Lung Transplant, 35 (8), 1010-7
DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2016.03.002, PubMed 27113960

Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Bendz B (2016)
Invasive strategy in acute coronary syndrome - Authors' reply
Lancet, 387 (10037), 2504
DOI 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30673-0, PubMed 27353680

Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Gullestad L, Bendz B (2016)
[Not Available]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (16), 1324-5
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0685, PubMed 27637033

Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Smith P, Aakhus S, Gjertsen E, Dahl-Hofseth O, Ranhoff AH, Gullestad L, Bendz B, After Eighty study investigators (2016)
Invasive versus conservative strategy in patients aged 80 years or older with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris (After Eighty study): an open-label randomised controlled trial
Lancet, 387 (10023), 1057-1065
DOI 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01166-6, PubMed 26794722

Aaberge L (2016)
Equal treatment for myocardial infarction patients?
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (14-15), 1181
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0532, PubMed 27554540

Publications 2015

Eidet J, Dahle G, Bugge JF, Bendz B, Rein KA, Aaberge L, Offstad JT, Fosse E, Aakhus S, Halvorsen PS (2015)
Intraoperative improvement in left ventricular peak systolic velocity predicts better short-term outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 22 (1), 5-12
DOI 10.1093/icvts/ivv277, PubMed 26467639

Geir Solberg O, Aaberge L, Ragnarsson A, Aas M, Endresen K, Šaltytė Benth J, Gullestad L, Stavem K (2015)
Comparison of simplified and comprehensive methods for assessing the index of microvascular resistance in heart transplant recipients
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 87 (2), 283-90
DOI 10.1002/ccd.26283, PubMed 26525162

Smedsrud MK, Gravning J, Omland T, Eek C, Mørkrid L, Skulstad H, Aaberge L, Bendz B, Kjekshus J, Edvardsen T (2015)
Sensitive cardiac troponins and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in stable coronary artery disease: correlation with left ventricular function as assessed by myocardial strain
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 31 (5), 967-73
DOI 10.1007/s10554-015-0646-6, PubMed 25788439

Publications 2014

Solberg OG, Ragnarsson A, Kvarsnes A, Endresen K, Kongsgard E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Stavem K, Aaberge L (2014)
Reference interval for the index of coronary microvascular resistance
EuroIntervention, 9 (9), 69-75
DOI 10.4244/EIJV919A181

Solberg OG, Ragnarsson A, Kvarsnes A, Endresen K, Kongsgård E, Aakhus S, Gullestad L, Stavem K, Aaberge L (2014)
Reference interval for the index of coronary microvascular resistance
EuroIntervention, 9 (9), 1069-75
DOI 10.4244/EIJV9I9A181, PubMed 24457279

Publications 2013

Estensen ME, Beitnes JO, Grindheim G, Aaberge L, Smiseth OA, Henriksen T, Aakhus S (2013)
Altered maternal left ventricular contractility and function during normal pregnancy
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 41 (6), 659-66
DOI 10.1002/uog.12296, PubMed 23001841

Gravning J, Smedsrud MK, Omland T, Eek C, Skulstad H, Aaberge L, Bendz B, Kjekshus J, Mørkrid L, Edvardsen T (2013)
Sensitive troponin assays and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in acute coronary syndrome: prediction of significant coronary lesions and long-term prognosis
Am Heart J, 165 (5), 716-24
DOI 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.02.008, PubMed 23622908

Russell K, Eriksen M, Aaberge L, Wilhelmsen N, Skulstad H, Gjesdal O, Edvardsen T, Smiseth OA (2013)
Assessment of wasted myocardial work: a novel method to quantify energy loss due to uncoordinated left ventricular contractions
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 305 (7), H996-1003
DOI 10.1152/ajpheart.00191.2013, PubMed 23893165

Sarvari SI, Haugaa KH, Zahid W, Bendz B, Aakhus S, Aaberge L, Edvardsen T (2013)
Layer-specific quantification of myocardial deformation by strain echocardiography may reveal significant CAD in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 6 (5), 535-44
DOI 10.1016/j.jcmg.2013.01.009, PubMed 23582354

Publications 2012

Russell K, Eriksen M, Aaberge L, Wilhelmsen N, Skulstad H, Remme EW, Haugaa KH, Opdahl A, Fjeld JG, Gjesdal O, Edvardsen T, Smiseth OA (2012)
A novel clinical method for quantification of regional left ventricular pressure-strain loop area: a non-invasive index of myocardial work
Eur Heart J, 33 (6), 724-33
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs016, PubMed 22315346

Smedsrud MK, Sarvari S, Haugaa KH, Gjesdal O, Ørn S, Aaberge L, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T (2012)
Duration of myocardial early systolic lengthening predicts the presence of significant coronary artery disease
J Am Coll Cardiol, 60 (12), 1086-93
DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.022, PubMed 22939559

Vartdal T, Pettersen E, Helle-Valle T, Lyseggen E, Andersen K, Smith HJ, Aaberge L, Smiseth OA, Edvardsen T (2012)
Identification of viable myocardium in acute anterior infarction using duration of systolic lengthening by tissue Doppler strain: a preliminary study
J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 25 (7), 718-25
DOI 10.1016/j.echo.2012.04.016, PubMed 22622107

Publications 2011

Gullestad L, Pernow J, Bjurö T, Aaberge L, Skårdal R, Kjekshus E, Høglund L, Mellgård AJ, Wahlquist I, Ablad B (2011)
Differential effects of metoprolol and atenolol to neuropeptide Y blockade in coronary artery disease
Scand Cardiovasc J, 46 (1), 23-31
DOI 10.3109/14017431.2011.624195, PubMed 22017530

Wyller VB, Thaulow E, Aaberge L, Døhlen G (2011)
[Evidence-based materials and independent physicians]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 131 (17), 1637
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.11.0846, PubMed 21901029

Wyller VB, Aaberge L, Thaulow E, Døhlen G (2011)
[Percutaneous catheter-based implantation of artificial pulmonary valves in patients with congenital heart defects]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 131 (13-14), 1289-93
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.10.0920, PubMed 21725388

Publications 2010

Niemelä M, Kervinen K, Erglis A, Holm NR, Maeng M, Christiansen EH, Kumsars I, Jegere S, Dombrovskis A, Gunnes P, Stavnes S, Steigen TK, Trovik T, Eskola M, Vikman S, Romppanen H, Mäkikallio T, Hansen KN, Thayssen P, Aberge L, Jensen LO, Hervold A, Airaksinen J, Pietilä M, Frobert O et al. (2010)
Randomized comparison of final kissing balloon dilatation versus no final kissing balloon dilatation in patients with coronary bifurcation lesions treated with main vessel stenting: the Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation Study III
Circulation, 123 (1), 79-86
DOI 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.966879, PubMed 21173348

Publications 2009

Gjesdal O, Gude E, Arora S, Leivestad T, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Aaberge L, Brunvand H, Edvardsen T, Geiran OR, Simonsen S (2009)
Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation as a bridge to heart transplantation does not impair long-term survival
Eur J Heart Fail, 11 (7), 709-14
DOI 10.1093/eurjhf/hfp078, PubMed 19515719

Widimsky P, Wijns W, Fajadet J, de Belder M, Knot J, Aaberge L, Andrikopoulos G, Baz JA, Betriu A, Claeys M, Danchin N, Djambazov S, Erne P, Hartikainen J, Huber K, Kala P, Klinceva M, Kristensen SD, Ludman P, Ferre JM, Merkely B, Milicic D, Morais J, Noc M, Opolski G et al. (2009)
Reperfusion therapy for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction in Europe: description of the current situation in 30 countries
Eur Heart J, 31 (8), 943-57
DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp492, PubMed 19933242

Publications 2008

Gravning J, Ueland T, Mørkrid L, Endresen K, Aaberge L, Kjekshus J (2008)
Different prognostic importance of elevated troponin I after percutaneous coronary intervention in acute coronary syndrome and stable angina pectoris
Scand Cardiovasc J, 42 (3), 214-21
DOI 10.1080/14017430801932824, PubMed 18569954

Publications 2007

Hovdenes J, Laake JH, Haugaa H, Aaberge L, Bugge JF (2007)
Reply to Systemic vascular resistance with an intra-aortic balloon pump: of practical use, even for a petit-maitre?
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 51 (7)
DOI 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2007.01345.x

Publications 2006

Cheng D, Diegeler A, Allen K, Weisel R, Lutter G, Sartori M, Asai T, Aaberge L, Horvath K, Martin J (2006)
Transmyocardial laser revascularization: a meta-analysis and systematic review of controlled trials
Innovations (Phila), 1 (6), 295-313
DOI 10.1097/IMI.0b013e31802fe0a2, PubMed 22436830

Diegeler A, Cheng D, Allen K, Weisel R, Lutter G, Sartori M, Asai T, Aaberge L, Horvath K, Martin J (2006)
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization: A Consensus Statement of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2006
Innovations (Phila), 1 (6), 314-22
DOI 10.1097/IMI.0b013e31802fe0b7, PubMed 22436831

Hovdenes J, Laake JH, Aaberge L, Haugaa H, Bugge JF (2006)
Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: experiences with patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiogenic shock
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 51 (2), 137-42
DOI 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2006.01209.x, PubMed 17181536

Publications 2004

Anfinsen OG, Aaberge L, Geiran O, Smith HJ, Aakhus S (2004)
Coronary artery aneurysms mimicking cardiac tumor
Eur J Echocardiogr, 5 (4), 308-12
DOI 10.1016/j.euje.2004.02.003, PubMed 15219546

Publications 2003

Gullestad L, Bjurø T, Aaberge L, Apelland T, Skårdal R, Kjekshus E, Nordlander M, Ablad B, Pernow J (2003)
The effect of a neuropeptide Y Y1 receptor antagonist in patients with angina pectoris
Eur Heart J, 24 (12), 1120-7
DOI 10.1016/s0195-668x(03)00209-4, PubMed 12804926

Publications 2002

Aaberge L (2002)
Clinical effects of transmyocardial revascularization with CO₂ laser in patients with refractory angina pectoris: results from the Norwegian randomized study
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 56, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 022459197, ISBN 82-8072-038-3

Aaberge L, Rootwelt K, Blomhoff S, Saatvedt K, Abdelnoor M, Forfang K (2002)
Continued symptomatic improvement three to five years after transmyocardial revascularization with CO(2) laser: a late clinical follow-up of the Norwegian Randomized trial with transmyocardial revascularization
J Am Coll Cardiol, 39 (10), 1588-93
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(02)01828-4, PubMed 12020484

Publications 2001

Tjomsland O, Aaberge L, Almdahl SM, Moelstad P, Rootwelt K, Nordstrand K, Saatvedt K (2001)
Cardiac enzymes after transmyocardial laser treatment with CO2 laser
Scand Cardiovasc J, 35 (1), 19-24
DOI 10.1080/140174301750101401, PubMed 11354566

Aaberge L, Rootwelt K, Smith HJ, Nordstrand K, Forfang K (2001)
Effects of transmyocardial revascularization on myocardial perfusion and systolic function assessed by nuclear and magnetic resonance imaging methods
Scand Cardiovasc J, 35 (1), 8-13
DOI 10.1080/140174301750101366, PubMed 11354578

Aaberge L, Aakhus S, Nordstrand K, Abdelnoor M, Ihlen H, Forfang K (2001)
Myocardial performance after transmyocardial revascularization with CO(2)laser. A dobutamine stress echocardiographic study
Eur J Echocardiogr, 2 (3), 187-96
DOI 10.1053/euje.2001.0097, PubMed 11882452

Publications 2000

Tjomsland O, Aaberge L, Almdahl SM, Dragsund M, Moelstad P, Saatvedt K, Nordstrand K (2000)
Perioperative cardiac function and predictors for adverse events after transmyocardial laser treatment
Ann Thorac Surg, 69 (4), 1098-103
DOI 10.1016/s0003-4975(99)01573-8, PubMed 10800800

Aaberge L, Nordstrand K, Dragsund M, Saatvedt K, Endresen K, Golf S, Geiran O, Abdelnoor M, Forfang K (2000)
Transmyocardial revascularization with CO2 laser in patients with refractory angina pectoris. Clinical results from the Norwegian randomized trial
J Am Coll Cardiol, 35 (5), 1170-7
DOI 10.1016/s0735-1097(00)00519-2, PubMed 10758957

Publications 1999

Tjomsland O, Almdahl SM, Saatvedt K, Nordstrand K, Aaberge L (1999)
[Transmyocardial laser treatment--a new treatment modality in pronounced angina pectoris?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 119 (24), 3597-601
PubMed 10563178

Publications 1995

Hall C, Aaberge L, Stokke O (1995)
In vitro stability of N-terminal proatrial natriuretic factor in unfrozen samples: an important prerequisite for its use as a biochemical parameter of atrial pressure in clinical routine
Circulation, 91 (3), 911
PubMed 7828325

Publications 1994

Aaberge L, Smith G, Johansen O, Mangschau A (1994)
[Stress echocardiography with dobutamine. A new method for diagnosis of ischemia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 114 (29), 3454-7
PubMed 7998053

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