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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 Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also 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 > 63000 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.

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. He received a "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.
Associate Editor European Heart Journal (IF 23) since 2012.

Latest publications

Insulin treatment and clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
L. Shen, R. Rorth, D. Cosmi, S. L. Kristensen, M. C. Petrie et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

The Evolution of beta-Blockers in Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Failure (Part 1/5)
P. Joseph, Karl Swedberg, D. P. Leong, S. Yusuf
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Age-Related Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
J. Tromp, L. Shen, P. S. Jhund, I. S. Anand, P. E. Carson et al.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Impact of eplerenone on major cardiovascular outcomes in patients with systolic heart failure according to baseline heart rate
K. L. Chin, T. Collier, S. Pocock, B. Pitt, J. J. V. McMurray et al.
Clinical Research in Cardiology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: comparison of patient characteristics and clinical outcomes within Asia and between Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Pooja Dewan, Pardeep S Jhund, Li Shen, Mark C Petrie, William T Abraham et al.
European journal of heart failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Outcomes and Effect of Treatment According to Etiology in HFrEF An Analysis of PARADIGM-HF
C. Balmforth, J. Simpson, L. Shen, P. S. Jhund, M. Lefkowitz et al.
Jacc-Heart Failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Prior Pacemaker Implantation and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction
L. Shen, P. S. Jhund, K. F. Docherty, M. C. Petrie, I. S. Anand et al.
Jacc-Heart Failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Reduced loop diuretic use in patients taking sacubitril/valsartan compared with enalapril: the PARADIGM-HF trial
O. Vardeny, B. Claggett, J. Kachadourian, A. S. Desai, M. Packer et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

The prognostic value of troponin T and N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide, alone and in combination, in heart failure patients with and without diabetes
R. Rorth, P. S. Jhund, S. L. Kristensen, A. S. Desai, L. Kober et al.
European Journal of Heart Failure, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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Sertraline treatment of major depression in patients with acute MI or unstable angina
A. H. Glassman, C. M. O'Connor, R. M. Califf, Karl Swedberg, P. Schwartz et al.
JAMA, Journal article 2002
Journal article


ST variability during the first 4 hours of acute myocardial infarction predicts 1-year mortality.
Per Johanson, Karl Swedberg, Mikael Dellborg
Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc, Journal article 2001
Journal article


Adrenergic ß-blockade and heart failure: From endangerment to conquest
Bert Andersson, Åke Hjalmarson, Karl Swedberg, A. John Camm, Thomas Felix Lüscher et al.
ESC textbook of cardiovascular medicine, Chapter in book 1999
Chapter in book


Management of overt heart failure
Bert Andersson, Karl Swedberg, Salim Yusuf
Evidence-based cardiology, London, BMJ Books, Chapter in book 1998
Chapter in book


ß-adrenoceptor antagonists
Bert Andersson, Karl Swedberg
Heart failure: Scientific Principles and Clinical Practice, New York, Churchill Livingstone, Chapter in book 1997
Chapter in book


Neurohormonal activation in patients with mild or moderately severe congestive heart failure and effects of ramipril. The Ramipril Trial Study Group
A. Sigurdsson, O. Amtorp, T. Gundersen, B. Nilsson, J. Remes et al.
British heart journal, Journal article 1994
Journal article




Plasma levels of platelet factor 4 in patients admitted to a coronary care unit.
Jack Kutti, S Safai-Kutti, K Svärdsudd, Karl Swedberg, Hans Wadenvik
Scandinavian journal of haematology, Journal article 1981
Journal article

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