Professor Martin Ugander

MD, PhD, FCSANZ
Professor of Cardiac Imaging, Northern Clinical School

Address:
Kolling Building, Level 12, Room 612017
Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards NSW 2065
Australia

Telephone +61481134220

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Biographical details

Professor Martin Ugander, MD, PhD, is since 2019 Professor of Cardiac Imaging at the University of Sydney. He was born 1975 in Sweden, and grew up in the USA. He received his MD in 2001 and PhD in 2006 from Lund University, Sweden. 2009-2011 he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Cardiovascular MRI and CT at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. 2011-2019 he undertook clinical training in the medical specialty Clinical Physiology at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. He also founded and led the Karolinska Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance clinical and translational research group at the Karolinska Institute.

He was born 1975 in Sweden, and grew up in the USA. He received his MD in 2001 and PhD in 2006 from Lund University, Sweden. 2009-2011 he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Cardiovascular MRI and CT at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. 2011-2019 he undertook clinical training in the medical specialty Clinical Physiology at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, where he also founded and led the clinical and translation research of the Karolinska Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Group at Karolinska Institutet. He has co-authored over 95 publications in PubMed, has a Google Scholar h index of 29, and is inventor on 3 patents.

Research interests

Professor Ugander has a research interest in non-invasive cardiac imaging in general and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in particular, with a focus on the diagnoses ischemic heart disease, myocarditis, and heart failure, as well as basic cardiac pumping physiology. His research spans technical, pre-clinical translational, and clinical cardiovascular imaging using cardiac MRI, echocardiography, myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and electrocardiography (ECG).

Teaching and supervision

Professor Ugander is main or co-supervisor for several PhD students and post-doctoral researchers with backgrounds in medicine, biomedical engineering and/or MR physics.

He has been main supervisor for 3 and co-supervisor for 6 completed PhDs and main supervisor for 2 completed post-docs. He has been main supervisor for over 30 medical student research projects, Master's theses, or equivalent, many of which have been undertaken jointly together with international collaborators.

Associations

Affiliated researcher and Associate Professor at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

European Society of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Level III certification

Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zeeland (FCSANZ)

Member of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Member of the Swedish Heart Association

2013-2015, Affiliated researcher, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Awards and honours

2019 Best Speaker Award, selected by audience voting among 150 invited speakers at the Swedish Heart Association's annual scientific meeting.

International links

Sweden

(Karolinska Institute) Collaboration with MR physicist Andreas Sigfridsson, PhD, regarding developing new MRI imaging methods, in particular rapid imaging

United Kingdom

(Barts Heart Centre, University College London) Collaboration with cardiologist and cardiac MRI expert Professor James C. Moon, MD, regarding T1 mapping and quantitative perfusion mapping

United States

(Duke University) Collaboration with cardiologist and electrophysiologist Brett D. Atwater, MD, regarding ECG, especially in conduction abnormalities, in relation to both echocardiography and cardiac MRI

United States

(National Institutes of Health (NIH)) Collaboration with MR physicist Peter Kellman, PhD, regarding developing new MRI imaging methods, in particular quantitative myocardial perfusion mapping, T1 mapping, extracellular volume (ECV) mapping

United States

(University of Pittsburgh) Collaboration with cardiologist and cardiac MRI specialist Erik B Schelbert, MD, regarding prognostic value of cardiac MRI, in particular extracellular volume (ECV) mapping, T1 mapping, and feature tracking strain

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Thompson, R., Raggi, P., Wiebe, N., Ugander, M., Nickander, J., Klarenbach, S., Thompson, S., Tonelli, M. (2019). A cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study of long-term and incident hemodialysis patients. Journal of Nephrology. [More Information]
  • Maksuti, E., Westerhof, B., Ugander, M., Donker, D., Carlsson, M., Broom�, M. (2019). Cardiac remodeling in aortic and mitral valve disease: A simulation study with clinical validation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 126(5), 1377-1389. [More Information]
  • Carlsson, M., Ugander, M., Kanski, M., Borgquist, R., Ekelund, U., Arheden, H. (2019). Heart filling exceeds emptying during late ventricular systole in patients with systolic heart failure and healthy subjects � a cardiac MRI study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 39(3), 192-200. [More Information]
  • Loring, Z., Atwater, B., Xia, X., Axelsson, J., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Schelbert, E., Couderc, J., Strauss, D., Ugander, M., et al (2019). Low lead one ratio predicts clinical outcomes in left bundle branch block. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, , 1-8. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Fyrdahl, A., Caidahl, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2019). Projection-based respiratory-resolved left ventricular volume measurements in patients using free-breathing double golden-angle 3D radial acquisition. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine (MAGMA), 32(3), 331-341. [More Information]
  • Axelsson, J., Wieslander, B., Jablonowski, R., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Schelbert, E., S�rensson, P., Sigfridsson, A., Chaudhry, U., Platonov, P., et al (2018). Ejection fraction in left bundle branch block is disproportionately reduced in relation to amount of myocardial scar. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(6), 1071-1076. [More Information]
  • Sundqvist, M., Sahl�n, A., Ding, Z., Ugander, M. (2018). Normal Reference Values for Assessing Diastolic Function Using the Parameterized Diastolic Filling Formalism Method in Patients with Normal Results of Rest and Stress Echocardiography. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 44(11), 2261-2266. [More Information]
  • Fyrdahl, A., Vargas Paris, R., Nyr�n, S., Holst, K., Ugander, M., Lindholm, P., Sigfridsson, A. (2018). Pulmonary artery imaging under free-breathing using golden-angle radial bSSFP MRI: a proof of concept. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 80(5), 1847-1856. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2018). Respiratory variation in left ventricular cardiac function with 3D double golden-angle whole-heart cine imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 79(5), 2693-2701. [More Information]
  • Abdula, G., Nickander, J., S�rensson, P., Lundin, M., Kellman, P., Sigfridsson, A., Ugander, M. (2018). Synthetic late gadolinium enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance for diagnosing myocardial scar. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 52(3), 127-132. [More Information]
  • Wieslander, B., Xia, X., Jablonowski, R., Axelsson, J., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Maynard, C., Schelbert, E., S�rensson, P., Sigfridsson, A., et al (2018). The ability of the electrocardiogram in left bundle branch block to detect myocardial scar determined by cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(5), 779-786. [More Information]
  • Nickander, J., Lundin, M., Abdula, G., S�rensson, P., Rosmini, S., Moon, J., Kellman, P., Sigfridsson, A., Ugander, M. (2017). Blood correction reduces variability and gender differences in native myocardial T1 values at 1.5 T cardiovascular magnetic resonance - a derivation/validation approach. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Salman, K., Cain, P., Fitzgerald, B., Sundqvist, M., Ugander, M. (2017). Cardiac Amyloidosis Shows Decreased Diastolic Function as Assessed by Echocardiographic Parameterized Diastolic Filling. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 43(7), 1331-1338. [More Information]
  • Messroghli, D., Moon, J., Ferreira, V., Grosse-Wortmann, L., He, T., Kellman, P., Mascherbauer, J., Nezafat, R., Salerno, M., Schelbert, E., et al (2017). Clinical recommendations for cardiovascular magnetic resonance mapping of T1, T2, T2 and extracellular volume: A consensus statement by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI). Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Maanja, M., Wieslander, B., Schlegel, T., Bacharova, L., Abu Daya, H., Fridman, Y., Wong, T., Schelbert, E., Ugander, M. (2017). Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis Reduces Electrocardiographic Voltage Measures of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Independent of Left Ventricular Mass. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Chaudhry, U., Platonov, P., Jablonowski, R., Couderc, J., Engblom, H., Xia, X., Wieslander, B., Atwater, B., Strauss, D., Van der Pals, J., et al (2017). Evaluation of the ECG based Selvester scoring method to estimate myocardial scar burden and predict clinical outcome in patients with left bundle branch block, with comparison to late gadolinium enhancement CMR imaging. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 22(5), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Maksuti, E., Carlsson, M., Arheden, H., Kov�cs, S., Broom�, M., Ugander, M. (2017). Hydraulic forces contribute to left ventricular diastolic filling. Scientific Reports, 7, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2017). Left ventricular volume measurements with free breathing respiratory self-gated 3-dimensional golden angle radial whole-heart cine imaging � Feasibility and reproducibility. Magnetic resonance imaging, 43, 48-55. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Hansen, M., Nielles-Vallespin, S., Nickander, J., Themudo, R., Ugander, M., Xue, H. (2017). Myocardial perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance: optimized dual sequence and reconstruction for quantification. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Rinnstr�m, D., Dellborg, M., Thil�n, U., S�rensson, P., Nielsen, N., Christersson, C., Ugander, M., Johansson, B. (2017). Poor blood pressure control in adults with repaired coarctation of the aorta and hypertension: A register-based study of associated factors. Cardiology in the Young, 27(9), 1708-1715. [More Information]
  • Schelbert, E., Fridman, Y., Wong, T., Abu Daya, H., Piehler, K., Kadakkal, A., Miller, C., Ugander, M., Maanja, M., Kellman, P., et al (2017). Temporal relation between myocardial fibrosis and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Association with baseline disease severity and subsequent outcome. JAMA Cardiology, 2(9), 995-1006. [More Information]
  • Tornvall, P., Brolin, E., Caidahl, K., Cederlund, K., Collste, O., Daniel, M., Ekenb�ck, C., Jensen, J., Y-Hassan, S., Henareh, L., et al (2017). The value of a new cardiac magnetic resonance imaging protocol in Myocardial Infarction with Non-obstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA) - a case-control study using historical controls from a previous study with similar inclusion criteria. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 17(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Xue, H., Olivieri, L., Cross, R., Grant, E., Fontana, M., Ugander, M., Moon, J., Hansen, M. (2016). Dark blood late enhancement imaging. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sundqvist, M., Salman, K., Tornvall, P., Ugander, M. (2016). Kinematic analysis of diastolic function using the freely available software Echo E-waves - feasibility and reproducibility. BMC Medical Imaging, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Mason, J., Erato, C., Sanabria, C., Waite-Labott, K., Hong, M., Lin, J., Guo, P., Mutlib, A., et al (2016). Late Sodium Current Block for Drug-Induced Long QT Syndrome: Results from a Prospective Clinical Trial. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 99(2), 214-223. [More Information]
  • Linde, C., Eriksson, M., Hage, C., Wall�n, H., Persson, B., Corbascio, M., Lundeberg, J., Maret, E., Ugander, M., Persson, H. (2016). Rationale and design of the PREFERS (Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction Epidemiological Regional Study) Stockholm heart failure study: an epidemiological regional study in Stockholm county of 2.1 million inhabitants. European Journal of Heart Failure, 18(10), 1287-1297. [More Information]
  • Pahlm, O., Swenne, C., Ugander, M., Warren, S., Wagner, G. (2016). Scientific STAFF and MALT meetings - Past, present, and future. Journal of Electrocardiology, 49(3), 259-262. [More Information]
  • Dagneg�rd, H., Ugander, M., Liska, J., K�llner, G. (2016). Ventricular septal perforation caused by the strut of a mitral valve bioprosthesis. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 101(3), 1164-1166. [More Information]
  • Wieslander, B., Nijveldt, R., Klem, I., Lokhnygina, Y., Pura, J., Wagner, G., Ugander, M., Atwater, B. (2015). Evaluation of Selvester QRS score for use in presence of conduction abnormalities in a broad population. American Heart Journal, 170(2), 346-352. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Simlund, J., Harrison, J., Hughes, G., Vavalle, J., Maynard, C., Strauss, D., Wagner, G., Ugander, M. (2015). Incidence of strict versus nonstrict left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. American Heart Journal, 169(3), 438-444. [More Information]
  • Vicente, J., Simlund, J., Johannesen, L., Sundh, F., Florian, J., Ugander, M., Wagner, G., Woosley, R., Strauss, D. (2015). Investigation of potential mechanisms of sex differences in quinidine-induced torsade de pointes risk. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(4), 533-538. [More Information]
  • Schelbert, E., Piehler, K., Zareba, K., Moon, J., Ugander, M., Messroghli, D., Valeti, U., Chang, C., Shroff, S., Diez, J., et al (2015). Myocardial fibrosis quantified by extracellular volume is associated with subsequent hospitalization for heart failure, death, or both across the spectrum of ejection fraction and heart failure stage. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(12), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Xia, X., Chaudhry, U., Wieslander, B., Borgquist, R., Wagner, G., Strauss, D., Platonov, P., Ugander, M., Couderc, J. (2015). Selvester scoring in patients with strict LBBB using the QUARESS software. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(5), 763-768. [More Information]
  • �kerlund, S., Wieslander, B., Turesson, M., Nijveldt, R., Klem, I., Almer, J., Engblom, H., Wagner, G., Atwater, B., Ugander, M. (2015). Specificity for each of the 46 criteria of the Selvester QRS score for electrocardiographic myocardial scar sizing in left bundle branch block. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(5), 769-776. [More Information]
  • Sj�berg, S., Sundh, F., Schlegel, T., Maynard, C., R�ck, A., Wagner, G., Ugander, M. (2015). The relationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy criteria and echocardiographic mass in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(4), 630-636. [More Information]
  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Mason, J., Sanabria, C., Waite-Labott, K., Hong, M., Guo, P., Lin, J., S�rensen, J., Galeotti, L., et al (2014). Differentiating drug-induced multichannel block on the electrocardiogram: Randomized study of dofetilide, quinidine, ranolazine, and verapamil. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 96(5), 549-558. [More Information]
  • Hammer-Hansen, S., Ugander, M., Hsu, L., Taylor, J., Thune, J., K�ber, L., Kellman, P., Arai, A. (2014). Distinction of salvaged and infarcted myocardium within the ischaemic area-at-risk with T2 mapping. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 15(9), 1048-1053. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Ugander, M. (2014). Impact of left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Electrocardiology, 47(5), 608-611. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Simlund, J., Harrison, J., Maynard, C., Ugander, M., Strauss, D., Carlsen, E., Wagner, G. (2014). Impact of ostium secundum atrial septal defect closure on the resolution of falsely positive electrocardiographic criteria for myocardial scarring. Journal of Electrocardiology, 47(2), 197-201. [More Information]
  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Gray, R., Galeotti, L., Loring, Z., Garnett, C., Florian, J., Ugander, M., Stockbridge, N., Strauss, D. (2014). Improving the assessment of heart toxicity for all new drugs through translational regulatory science. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 95(5), 501-508. [More Information]
  • Bacharova, L., Ugander, M. (2014). Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The Relationship between the Electrocardiogram and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 19(6), 524-533. [More Information]
  • Sartipy, U., Ivert, T., Ugander, M. (2013). Blood in, blood out: Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following mitral valve endocarditis. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, 16(4), 547-549. [More Information]
  • Andersson, L., Wu, K., Wieslander, B., Loring, Z., Frank, T., Maynard, C., Gerstenblith, G., Tomaselli, G., Weiss, R., Wagner, G., et al (2013). Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by cardiac magnetic resonance is greater in patients with strict vs nonstrict electrocardiogram criteria for left bundle-branch block. American Heart Journal, 165(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Wieslander, B., Wu, K., Loring, Z., Andersson, L., Frank, T., Gerstenblith, G., Tomaselli, G., Weiss, R., Wagner, G., Ugander, M., et al (2013). Localization of myocardial scar in patients with cardiomyopathy and left bundle branch block using electrocardiographic Selvester QRS scoring. Journal of Electrocardiology, 46(3), 249-255. [More Information]
  • Wong, T., Piehler, K., Zareba, K., Lin, K., Phrampus, A., Patel, A., Moon, J., Ugander, M., Valeti, U., Holtz, J., et al (2013). Myocardial damage detected by late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance is associated with subsequent hospitalization for heart failure. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2(6), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Moon, J., Messroghli, D., Kellman, P., Piechnik, S., Robson, M., Ugander, M., Gatehouse, P., Arai, A., Friedrich, M., Neubauer, S., et al (2013). Myocardial T1 mapping and extracellular volume quantification: A Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and CMR Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology consensus statement. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 15(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kanski, M., Arheden, H., Wuttge, D., Bozovic, G., Hesselstrand, R., Ugander, M. (2013). Pulmonary blood volume indexed to lung volume is reduced in newly diagnosed systemic sclerosis compared to normals - A prospective clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance study addressing pulmonary vascular changes. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Wilson, J., Xue, H., Ugander, M., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume fraction mapping in the myocardium, part 1: Evaluation of an automated method. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Wilson, J., Xue, H., Patricia Bandettini, W., Shanbhag, S., Druey, K., Ugander, M., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume fraction mapping in the myocardium, part 2: Initial clinical experience. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Oki, A., Hsu, L., Kellman, P., Greiser, A., Aletras, A., Sibley, C., Chen, M., Patricia Bandettini, W., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume imaging by magnetic resonance imaging provides insights into overt and sub-clinical myocardial pathology. European Heart Journal, 33(10), 1268-1278. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Bagi, P., Oki, A., Chen, B., Hsu, L., Aletras, A., Shah, S., Greiser, A., Kellman, P., Arai, A. (2012). Myocardial edema as detected by pre-contrast T1 and T2 CMR delineates area at risk associated with acute myocardial infarction. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 5(6), 596-603. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Soneson, H., Engblom, H., van der Pals, J., Erlinge, D., Heiberg, E., Arheden, H. (2012). Quantification of myocardium at risk in myocardial perfusion SPECT by co-registration and fusion with delayed contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging - an experimental ex vivo study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 32(1), 33-38. [More Information]

2019

  • Thompson, R., Raggi, P., Wiebe, N., Ugander, M., Nickander, J., Klarenbach, S., Thompson, S., Tonelli, M. (2019). A cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study of long-term and incident hemodialysis patients. Journal of Nephrology. [More Information]
  • Maksuti, E., Westerhof, B., Ugander, M., Donker, D., Carlsson, M., Broom�, M. (2019). Cardiac remodeling in aortic and mitral valve disease: A simulation study with clinical validation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 126(5), 1377-1389. [More Information]
  • Carlsson, M., Ugander, M., Kanski, M., Borgquist, R., Ekelund, U., Arheden, H. (2019). Heart filling exceeds emptying during late ventricular systole in patients with systolic heart failure and healthy subjects � a cardiac MRI study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 39(3), 192-200. [More Information]
  • Loring, Z., Atwater, B., Xia, X., Axelsson, J., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Schelbert, E., Couderc, J., Strauss, D., Ugander, M., et al (2019). Low lead one ratio predicts clinical outcomes in left bundle branch block. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, , 1-8. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Fyrdahl, A., Caidahl, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2019). Projection-based respiratory-resolved left ventricular volume measurements in patients using free-breathing double golden-angle 3D radial acquisition. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine (MAGMA), 32(3), 331-341. [More Information]

2018

  • Axelsson, J., Wieslander, B., Jablonowski, R., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Schelbert, E., S�rensson, P., Sigfridsson, A., Chaudhry, U., Platonov, P., et al (2018). Ejection fraction in left bundle branch block is disproportionately reduced in relation to amount of myocardial scar. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(6), 1071-1076. [More Information]
  • Sundqvist, M., Sahl�n, A., Ding, Z., Ugander, M. (2018). Normal Reference Values for Assessing Diastolic Function Using the Parameterized Diastolic Filling Formalism Method in Patients with Normal Results of Rest and Stress Echocardiography. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 44(11), 2261-2266. [More Information]
  • Fyrdahl, A., Vargas Paris, R., Nyr�n, S., Holst, K., Ugander, M., Lindholm, P., Sigfridsson, A. (2018). Pulmonary artery imaging under free-breathing using golden-angle radial bSSFP MRI: a proof of concept. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 80(5), 1847-1856. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2018). Respiratory variation in left ventricular cardiac function with 3D double golden-angle whole-heart cine imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 79(5), 2693-2701. [More Information]
  • Abdula, G., Nickander, J., S�rensson, P., Lundin, M., Kellman, P., Sigfridsson, A., Ugander, M. (2018). Synthetic late gadolinium enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance for diagnosing myocardial scar. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 52(3), 127-132. [More Information]
  • Wieslander, B., Xia, X., Jablonowski, R., Axelsson, J., Klem, I., Nijveldt, R., Maynard, C., Schelbert, E., S�rensson, P., Sigfridsson, A., et al (2018). The ability of the electrocardiogram in left bundle branch block to detect myocardial scar determined by cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(5), 779-786. [More Information]

2017

  • Nickander, J., Lundin, M., Abdula, G., S�rensson, P., Rosmini, S., Moon, J., Kellman, P., Sigfridsson, A., Ugander, M. (2017). Blood correction reduces variability and gender differences in native myocardial T1 values at 1.5 T cardiovascular magnetic resonance - a derivation/validation approach. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Salman, K., Cain, P., Fitzgerald, B., Sundqvist, M., Ugander, M. (2017). Cardiac Amyloidosis Shows Decreased Diastolic Function as Assessed by Echocardiographic Parameterized Diastolic Filling. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 43(7), 1331-1338. [More Information]
  • Messroghli, D., Moon, J., Ferreira, V., Grosse-Wortmann, L., He, T., Kellman, P., Mascherbauer, J., Nezafat, R., Salerno, M., Schelbert, E., et al (2017). Clinical recommendations for cardiovascular magnetic resonance mapping of T1, T2, T2 and extracellular volume: A consensus statement by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI). Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Maanja, M., Wieslander, B., Schlegel, T., Bacharova, L., Abu Daya, H., Fridman, Y., Wong, T., Schelbert, E., Ugander, M. (2017). Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis Reduces Electrocardiographic Voltage Measures of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Independent of Left Ventricular Mass. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Chaudhry, U., Platonov, P., Jablonowski, R., Couderc, J., Engblom, H., Xia, X., Wieslander, B., Atwater, B., Strauss, D., Van der Pals, J., et al (2017). Evaluation of the ECG based Selvester scoring method to estimate myocardial scar burden and predict clinical outcome in patients with left bundle branch block, with comparison to late gadolinium enhancement CMR imaging. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 22(5), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Maksuti, E., Carlsson, M., Arheden, H., Kov�cs, S., Broom�, M., Ugander, M. (2017). Hydraulic forces contribute to left ventricular diastolic filling. Scientific Reports, 7, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Holst, K., Ugander, M., Sigfridsson, A. (2017). Left ventricular volume measurements with free breathing respiratory self-gated 3-dimensional golden angle radial whole-heart cine imaging � Feasibility and reproducibility. Magnetic resonance imaging, 43, 48-55. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Hansen, M., Nielles-Vallespin, S., Nickander, J., Themudo, R., Ugander, M., Xue, H. (2017). Myocardial perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance: optimized dual sequence and reconstruction for quantification. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 19(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Rinnstr�m, D., Dellborg, M., Thil�n, U., S�rensson, P., Nielsen, N., Christersson, C., Ugander, M., Johansson, B. (2017). Poor blood pressure control in adults with repaired coarctation of the aorta and hypertension: A register-based study of associated factors. Cardiology in the Young, 27(9), 1708-1715. [More Information]
  • Schelbert, E., Fridman, Y., Wong, T., Abu Daya, H., Piehler, K., Kadakkal, A., Miller, C., Ugander, M., Maanja, M., Kellman, P., et al (2017). Temporal relation between myocardial fibrosis and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Association with baseline disease severity and subsequent outcome. JAMA Cardiology, 2(9), 995-1006. [More Information]
  • Tornvall, P., Brolin, E., Caidahl, K., Cederlund, K., Collste, O., Daniel, M., Ekenb�ck, C., Jensen, J., Y-Hassan, S., Henareh, L., et al (2017). The value of a new cardiac magnetic resonance imaging protocol in Myocardial Infarction with Non-obstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA) - a case-control study using historical controls from a previous study with similar inclusion criteria. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 17(1), 1-6. [More Information]

2016

  • Kellman, P., Xue, H., Olivieri, L., Cross, R., Grant, E., Fontana, M., Ugander, M., Moon, J., Hansen, M. (2016). Dark blood late enhancement imaging. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sundqvist, M., Salman, K., Tornvall, P., Ugander, M. (2016). Kinematic analysis of diastolic function using the freely available software Echo E-waves - feasibility and reproducibility. BMC Medical Imaging, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Mason, J., Erato, C., Sanabria, C., Waite-Labott, K., Hong, M., Lin, J., Guo, P., Mutlib, A., et al (2016). Late Sodium Current Block for Drug-Induced Long QT Syndrome: Results from a Prospective Clinical Trial. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 99(2), 214-223. [More Information]
  • Linde, C., Eriksson, M., Hage, C., Wall�n, H., Persson, B., Corbascio, M., Lundeberg, J., Maret, E., Ugander, M., Persson, H. (2016). Rationale and design of the PREFERS (Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction Epidemiological Regional Study) Stockholm heart failure study: an epidemiological regional study in Stockholm county of 2.1 million inhabitants. European Journal of Heart Failure, 18(10), 1287-1297. [More Information]
  • Pahlm, O., Swenne, C., Ugander, M., Warren, S., Wagner, G. (2016). Scientific STAFF and MALT meetings - Past, present, and future. Journal of Electrocardiology, 49(3), 259-262. [More Information]
  • Dagneg�rd, H., Ugander, M., Liska, J., K�llner, G. (2016). Ventricular septal perforation caused by the strut of a mitral valve bioprosthesis. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 101(3), 1164-1166. [More Information]

2015

  • Wieslander, B., Nijveldt, R., Klem, I., Lokhnygina, Y., Pura, J., Wagner, G., Ugander, M., Atwater, B. (2015). Evaluation of Selvester QRS score for use in presence of conduction abnormalities in a broad population. American Heart Journal, 170(2), 346-352. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Simlund, J., Harrison, J., Hughes, G., Vavalle, J., Maynard, C., Strauss, D., Wagner, G., Ugander, M. (2015). Incidence of strict versus nonstrict left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. American Heart Journal, 169(3), 438-444. [More Information]
  • Vicente, J., Simlund, J., Johannesen, L., Sundh, F., Florian, J., Ugander, M., Wagner, G., Woosley, R., Strauss, D. (2015). Investigation of potential mechanisms of sex differences in quinidine-induced torsade de pointes risk. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(4), 533-538. [More Information]
  • Schelbert, E., Piehler, K., Zareba, K., Moon, J., Ugander, M., Messroghli, D., Valeti, U., Chang, C., Shroff, S., Diez, J., et al (2015). Myocardial fibrosis quantified by extracellular volume is associated with subsequent hospitalization for heart failure, death, or both across the spectrum of ejection fraction and heart failure stage. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(12), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Xia, X., Chaudhry, U., Wieslander, B., Borgquist, R., Wagner, G., Strauss, D., Platonov, P., Ugander, M., Couderc, J. (2015). Selvester scoring in patients with strict LBBB using the QUARESS software. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(5), 763-768. [More Information]
  • �kerlund, S., Wieslander, B., Turesson, M., Nijveldt, R., Klem, I., Almer, J., Engblom, H., Wagner, G., Atwater, B., Ugander, M. (2015). Specificity for each of the 46 criteria of the Selvester QRS score for electrocardiographic myocardial scar sizing in left bundle branch block. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(5), 769-776. [More Information]
  • Sj�berg, S., Sundh, F., Schlegel, T., Maynard, C., R�ck, A., Wagner, G., Ugander, M. (2015). The relationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy criteria and echocardiographic mass in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(4), 630-636. [More Information]

2014

  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Mason, J., Sanabria, C., Waite-Labott, K., Hong, M., Guo, P., Lin, J., S�rensen, J., Galeotti, L., et al (2014). Differentiating drug-induced multichannel block on the electrocardiogram: Randomized study of dofetilide, quinidine, ranolazine, and verapamil. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 96(5), 549-558. [More Information]
  • Hammer-Hansen, S., Ugander, M., Hsu, L., Taylor, J., Thune, J., K�ber, L., Kellman, P., Arai, A. (2014). Distinction of salvaged and infarcted myocardium within the ischaemic area-at-risk with T2 mapping. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, 15(9), 1048-1053. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Ugander, M. (2014). Impact of left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Electrocardiology, 47(5), 608-611. [More Information]
  • Sundh, F., Simlund, J., Harrison, J., Maynard, C., Ugander, M., Strauss, D., Carlsen, E., Wagner, G. (2014). Impact of ostium secundum atrial septal defect closure on the resolution of falsely positive electrocardiographic criteria for myocardial scarring. Journal of Electrocardiology, 47(2), 197-201. [More Information]
  • Johannesen, L., Vicente, J., Gray, R., Galeotti, L., Loring, Z., Garnett, C., Florian, J., Ugander, M., Stockbridge, N., Strauss, D. (2014). Improving the assessment of heart toxicity for all new drugs through translational regulatory science. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 95(5), 501-508. [More Information]
  • Bacharova, L., Ugander, M. (2014). Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The Relationship between the Electrocardiogram and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 19(6), 524-533. [More Information]

2013

  • Sartipy, U., Ivert, T., Ugander, M. (2013). Blood in, blood out: Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following mitral valve endocarditis. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, 16(4), 547-549. [More Information]
  • Andersson, L., Wu, K., Wieslander, B., Loring, Z., Frank, T., Maynard, C., Gerstenblith, G., Tomaselli, G., Weiss, R., Wagner, G., et al (2013). Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by cardiac magnetic resonance is greater in patients with strict vs nonstrict electrocardiogram criteria for left bundle-branch block. American Heart Journal, 165(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Wieslander, B., Wu, K., Loring, Z., Andersson, L., Frank, T., Gerstenblith, G., Tomaselli, G., Weiss, R., Wagner, G., Ugander, M., et al (2013). Localization of myocardial scar in patients with cardiomyopathy and left bundle branch block using electrocardiographic Selvester QRS scoring. Journal of Electrocardiology, 46(3), 249-255. [More Information]
  • Wong, T., Piehler, K., Zareba, K., Lin, K., Phrampus, A., Patel, A., Moon, J., Ugander, M., Valeti, U., Holtz, J., et al (2013). Myocardial damage detected by late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance is associated with subsequent hospitalization for heart failure. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2(6), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Moon, J., Messroghli, D., Kellman, P., Piechnik, S., Robson, M., Ugander, M., Gatehouse, P., Arai, A., Friedrich, M., Neubauer, S., et al (2013). Myocardial T1 mapping and extracellular volume quantification: A Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and CMR Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology consensus statement. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 15(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kanski, M., Arheden, H., Wuttge, D., Bozovic, G., Hesselstrand, R., Ugander, M. (2013). Pulmonary blood volume indexed to lung volume is reduced in newly diagnosed systemic sclerosis compared to normals - A prospective clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance study addressing pulmonary vascular changes. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2012

  • Kellman, P., Wilson, J., Xue, H., Ugander, M., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume fraction mapping in the myocardium, part 1: Evaluation of an automated method. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Kellman, P., Wilson, J., Xue, H., Patricia Bandettini, W., Shanbhag, S., Druey, K., Ugander, M., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume fraction mapping in the myocardium, part 2: Initial clinical experience. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Oki, A., Hsu, L., Kellman, P., Greiser, A., Aletras, A., Sibley, C., Chen, M., Patricia Bandettini, W., Arai, A. (2012). Extracellular volume imaging by magnetic resonance imaging provides insights into overt and sub-clinical myocardial pathology. European Heart Journal, 33(10), 1268-1278. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Bagi, P., Oki, A., Chen, B., Hsu, L., Aletras, A., Shah, S., Greiser, A., Kellman, P., Arai, A. (2012). Myocardial edema as detected by pre-contrast T1 and T2 CMR delineates area at risk associated with acute myocardial infarction. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 5(6), 596-603. [More Information]
  • Ugander, M., Soneson, H., Engblom, H., van der Pals, J., Erlinge, D., Heiberg, E., Arheden, H. (2012). Quantification of myocardium at risk in myocardial perfusion SPECT by co-registration and fusion with delayed contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging - an experimental ex vivo study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 32(1), 33-38. [More Information]

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