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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital

Charlotte Arneboe Suetta

Overlæge, Professor

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Geriatrics & Internal Medicine


Diemar SS, Jørgensen NR, Eiken P, Suetta C, Andersen NB, Sejling A-S. The effect of normalization of sodium on bone turnover markers in patients with epilepsy. A randomized single-blinded placebo-controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2020 Sep;19. 100587.
Klinge M, Aasbrenn M, Öztürk B, Christiansen CF, Suetta CA, Pressel E et al. Readmission of older acutely admitted medical patients after short term admission in Denmark - a nationwide cohort study. BMC Geriatrics. 2020 Jun 11;20(1):203.
Nielsen BR, Andersen HE, Haddock B, Hovind P, Schwarz P, Suetta C. Prevalence of muscle dysfunction concomitant with osteoporosis in a home-dwelling Danish population aged 65-93 years - The Copenhagen Sarcopenia Study. Experimental Gerontology. 2020 Sep 1;138. 110974.
Suetta C, Haddock B, Alcazar J, Noerst T, Hansen OM, Ludvig H et al. The Copenhagen Sarcopenia Study: lean mass, strength, power, and physical function in a Danish cohort aged 20-93 years. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. 2019 Dec;10(6):1316-1329.
Haddock B, Fan AP, Uhlrich SD, Jørgensen NR, Suetta C, Gold GE et al. Assessment of acute bone loading in humans using [18F]NaF PET/MRI. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2019 Nov;46(12):2452-2463.
Suetta C, Maier AB. Is muscle failure a better term than sarcopenia? Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. 2019 Oct;10(5):1146-1147.
Haddock B, Fan AP, Jørgensen NR, Suetta C, Gold GE, Kogan F. Kinetic [18F]-Fluoride of the knee in normal volunteers. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2019 May;44(5):377-385.
Diemar SS, Sejling A-S, Eiken P, Suetta C, Jørgensen NR, Andersen NB. Hyponatremia and metabolic bone disease in patients with epilepsy: A cross-sectional study. The Bone. 2019;123:67-75.
Klinge M, Aasbrenn M, Suetta CA, Pressel E, Christiansen CF, Öztürk B et al. Readmission of elderly medical patients after short term acute admissions in Denmark – a nationwide observational study. European Geriatric Medicine. 2019;10 (Suppl 1):S1–S325 (
Enevoldsen LH, Tindborg M, Hovmand NL, Christoffersen C, Ellingsgaard H, Suetta C et al. Functional brown adipose tissue and sympathetic activity after cold exposure in humans with type 1 narcolepsy. Sleep. 2018 Aug 1;41(8):zsy092.
Nielsen BR, Andersen HE, Schwarz P, Abdulla JAM, Suetta CA. Sarcopenia and osteoporosis in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Geriatric Medicine. 2018 Jul;9 (4):419-434.
Hvid LG, Aagaard P, Ørtenblad N, Kjaer M, Suetta C. Plasticity in central neural drive with short-term disuse and recovery - effects on muscle strength and influence of aging. Experimental Gerontology. 2018 Jun;106:145-153.
Christensen MG, Piper KS, Dreier R, Suetta C, Andersen HE. Prevalence of sarcopenia in a Danish geriatric out-patient population. Danish Medical Journal. 2018 Jun;65(6): A5485.
Mandrup CM, Egelund J, Nyberg M, Enevoldsen LH, Kjær A, Clemmensen AE et al. Effects of menopause and high-intensity training on insulin sensitivity and muscle metabolism. Menopause (New York, N.Y.). 2018 Feb;25(2):165-175.
Simonsen C, de Heer P, Bjerre ED, Suetta C, Hojman P, Pedersen BK et al. Sarcopenia and Postoperative Complication Risk in Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology: A Meta-analysis. Annals of Surgery. 2018;268(1):58-69.
Suetta C. Plasticity and function of human skeletal muscle in relation to disuse and rehabilitation: Influence of ageing and surgery. Danish Medical Bulletin (Online). 2017 Aug;64(8):B5377.
Nielsen JL, Aagaard P, Prokhorova TA, Nygaard T, Bech RD, Suetta C et al. Blood flow restricted training leads to myocellular macrophage infiltration and upregulation of heat shock proteins, but no apparent muscle damage. The Journal of physiology. 2017 Jul 15;595(14):4857-4873.
Nielsen JL, Frandsen U, Prokhorova T, Bech RD, Nygaard T, Suetta C et al. Delayed Effect of Blood Flow-restricted Resistance Training on Rapid Force Capacity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2017 Jun;49(6):1157-1167.
Nielsen J, Gejl KD, Hey-Mogensen M, Holmberg H-C, Suetta C, Krustrup P et al. Plasticity in mitochondrial cristae density allows metabolic capacity modulation in human skeletal muscle. The Journal of physiology. 2017 May;595(9):2839–2847.
Hvid LG, Brocca L, Ørtenblad N, Suetta C, Aagaard P, Kjaer M et al. Myosin content of single muscle fibers following short-term disuse and active recovery in young and old healthy men. Experimental Gerontology. 2017 Jan;87(Pt A):100-107.
Haddock B, Holm S, Poulsen JM, Enevoldsen LH, Larsson HBW, Kjær A et al. Assessment of muscle function using hybrid PET/MRI: comparison of (18)F-FDG PET and T2-weighted MRI for quantifying muscle activation in human subjects. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2017;44(4):704-711.
Mandrup CM, Egelund J, Nyberg M, Lundberg Slingsby MH, Andersen C, Løgstrup S et al. Effects of high-intensity training on cardiovascular risk factors in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;216(4):384.e1-384.e11.
Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD, Andersen LL, Andersen TR, Randers MB, Helge JW et al. Positive effects of 1-year football and strength training on mechanical muscle function and functional capacity in elderly men. European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology. 2016 Jun;116(6):1127-38.
Aagaard P, Jacobsen M, Jensen KY, Nielsen JL, Bülow J, Rørdam L et al. Effects of Chronic Blood-Flow Restriction Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Size and Myogenic Satellite Cell Expression. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):1032-3.
Kvorning T, Kadi F, Schjerling P, Andersen M, Brixen K, Suetta C et al. The activity of satellite cells and myonuclei following 8 weeks of strength training in young men with suppressed testosterone levels. Acta Physiologica. 2015;213(3):676-87.
Suetta CA. Women and performance - Strenght training. In Findlay L, editor, Introduction to women and sport -exercise for health and performance-new knowledge based on scientific research. Sisu Sport Books. 2014. p. 1-16
Andersen TR, Schmidt JF, Nielsen JJ, Randers MB, Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD et al. Effect of football or strength training on functional ability and physical performance in untrained old men. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2014 Aug;24 Suppl 1:76-85.
Hvid LG, Suetta C, Nielsen JH, Jensen MM, Frandsen U, Ørtenblad N et al. Aging impairs the recovery in mechanical muscle function following 4 days of disuse. Experimental Gerontology. 2014 Apr;52:1-8.
Jespersen JG, Mikkelsen UR, Nedergaard A, Thorlund JB, Schjerling P, Suetta C et al. Alterations in molecular muscle mass regulators after 8 days immobilizing Special Forces mission. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2014 Jan 15.
Andersen LL, Andersen CH, Skotte JH, Suetta C, Søgaard K, Saltin B et al. High-intensity strength training improves function of chronically painful muscles: case-control and RCT studies. BioMed Research International. 2014;2014:187324.
Nedergaard A, Sun S, Karsdal MA, Henriksen KS, Kjær M, Lou Y et al. Type VI collagen turnover-related peptides-novel serological biomarkers of muscle mass and anabolic response to loading in young men. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. 2013 Dec;4(4):267-75.
Pingel J, Harrison AP, Simonsen L, Suetta C, Bülow J, Langberg H. The Microvascular Volume of the Achilles Tendon Is Increased in Patients With Tendinopathy at Rest and After a 1-Hour Treadmill Run. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013 Oct 12;41(10):2400-2408.
Beyer N, Suetta CA. Ældre patienter bør tilbydes fysisk træning tidligt efter kirurgi. Ugeskrift for læger. 2013 Oct 7;175(41):2421-2424.
Suetta C, Frandsen U, Mackey AL, Jensen L, Hvid LG, Bayer ML et al. Ageing is associated with diminished muscle re-growth and myogenic precursor cell expansion early after immobility-induced atrophy in human skeletal muscle. The Journal of physiology. 2013 Aug 1;591(Pt 15):3789-804.
Pingel J, Harrison AP, Suetta C, Simonsen L, Langberg H, Bülow J. The acute effects of exercise on the microvascular volume of Achilles tendons in healthy young subjects. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 2013 Jul;33(4):252-7.
Hvid LG, Suetta C, Aagaard P, Kjaer M, Frandsen U, Ortenblad N. Four days of muscle disuse impairs single fiber contractile function in young and old healthy men. Experimental Gerontology. 2013;48(2):154-61.
Nielsen MJ, Nedergaard AF, Sun S, Veidal SS, Larsen L, Zheng Q et al. The neo-epitope specific PRO-C3 ELISA measures true formation of type III collagen associated with liver and muscle parameters. American Journal of Translational Research. 2013;5(3):303-15.
Suetta C, Frandsen U, Jensen L, Jensen MM, Jespersen JG, Hvid LG et al. Aging affects the transcriptional regulation of human skeletal muscle disuse atrophy. P L o S One. 2012;7(12):e51238.
Nielsen JL, Aagaard P, Bech RD, Nygaard T, Hvid LG, Wernbom M et al. Proliferation of myogenic stem cells in human skeletal muscle in response to low-load resistance training with blood flow restriction. Journal of Physiology. 2012;590(Pt 17):4351-61.
Andersen KF, Skøt J, Bülow J, Suetta C. Storkarsvaskulitis påvist ved PET/CT hos patient med initialt formodet cancer. Ugeskrift for Laeger. 2012;174(19):1313-4.
Bendiksen M, Bischoff R, Randers MB, Mohr M, Suetta C, Rollo I et al. The copenhagen soccer test: physiological response and fatigue development. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2012;44(8):1595-603.
Couppé C, Suetta C, Kongsgaard M, Justesen L, Hvid LG, Aagaard P et al. The effects of immobilization on the mechanical properties of the patellar tendon in younger and older men. Clinical Biomechanics. 2012;27(9):949-54.
Thorlund JB, Jakobsen O, Madsen T, Christensen PA, Nedergaard A, Andersen JL et al. Changes in muscle strength and morphology after muscle unloading in Special Forces missions. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2011 Dec;21(6):e56-63.
Zebis MK, Bencke J, Andersen LL, Alkjaer T, Suetta C, Mortensen P et al. Acute fatigue impairs neuromuscular activity of anterior cruciate ligament-agonist muscles in female team handball players. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2011;21(6):833-40.
Hvid LG, Ortenblad N, Aagaard P, Kjaer M, Suetta C. Effects of ageing on single muscle fibre contractile function following short-term immobilisation. Journal of Physiology. 2011;589(Pt 19):4745-57.
Mackey AL, Andersen L, Frandsen U, Suetta C, Sjøgaard G. Distribution of myogenic progenitor cells and myonuclei is altered in women with vs. those without chronically painful trapezius muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2010 Dec 1;109(6):1920-9.
Hvid L, Aagaard P, Justesen L, Bayer ML, Andersen JL, Ørtenblad N et al. Effects of aging on muscle mechanical function and muscle fiber morphology during short-term immobilization and subsequent retraining. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2010 Dec 1;109(6):1628-34.
Nielsen J, Suetta C, Hvid LG, Schrøder HD, Aagaard P, Ortenblad N. Subcellular localization-dependent decrements in skeletal muscle glycogen and mitochondria content following short-term disuse in young and old men. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2010 Dec;299(6):E1053-60.
Madsen OR, Rytter A, Hansen LB, Suetta C, Egsmose C. Reproducibility of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Indices of disease activity (BASDAI), functional status (BASFI) and overall well-being (BAS-G) in anti-tumour necrosis factor-treated spondyloarthropathy patients. Clinical Rheumatology. 2010 Aug 1;29(8):849-54.
Suetta CA, Clemmensen C, Andersen JL, Magnusson SP, Schjerling P, Kjaer M. Coordinated increase in skeletal muscle fiber area and expression of IGF-I with resistance exercise in elderly post-operative patients. Growth hormone & IGF research : official journal of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the International IGF Research Society. 2010 Apr 1;20(2):134-40.
Krustrup P, Christensen JF, Thomsen MBR, Pedersen H, Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD et al. Muscle adaptations and performance enhancements of soccer training for untrained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2010 Apr 1;108(6):1247-58.
Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD, Andersen JL, Randers MB, Petersen J, Suetta C et al. Muscle function and postural balance in lifelong trained male footballers compared with sedentary elderly men and youngsters. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2010 Apr;20 Suppl 1:90-7.
Suetta C, Kjaer M. What are the mechanisms behind disuse and age-related skeletal muscle atrophy? Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2010 Apr;20(2):167-8.
Aagaard P, Suetta C, Caserotti P, Magnusson SP, Kjaer M. Role of the nervous system in sarcopenia and muscle atrophy with aging: strength training as a countermeasure. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2010 Feb 1;20(1):49-64.
Andersen LL, Andersen JL, Suetta C, Kjaer M, Søgaard K, Sjøgaard G. Effect of contrasting physical exercise interventions on rapid force capacity of chronically painful muscles. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2009 Nov;107(5):1413-9.
Carlson ME, Suetta C, Conboy MJ, Aagaard P, Mackey A, Kjaer M et al. Molecular aging and rejuvenation of human muscle stem cells. E M B O Molecular Medicine (Online). 2009 Nov;1(8-9):381-91.
Suetta C, Hvid LG, Justesen L, Christensen U, Neergaard K, Simonsen L et al. Effects of aging on human skeletal muscle after immobilization and retraining. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2009 Oct;107(4):1172-80.
Couppé C, Hansen P, Kongsgaard M, Kovanen V, Suetta C, Aagaard P et al. Mechanical properties and collagen cross-linking of the patellar tendon in old and young men. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2009 Sep;107(3):880-6.
Mackey AL, Bojsen-Moller J, Qvortrup K, Langberg H, Suetta C, Kalliokoski KK et al. Evidence of skeletal muscle damage following electrically stimulated isometric muscle contractions in humans. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2008 Nov;105(5):1620-7.
Andersen LL, Suetta C, Andersen JL, Kjaer M, Sjøgaard G. Increased proportion of megafibers in chronically painful muscles. Pain. 2008 Oct 31;139(3):588-93.
Christensen PA, Jacobsen JO, Thorlund JB, Madsen T, Møller CRT, Jensen C et al. Changes in maximum muscle strength and rapid muscle force characteristics after long-term special support and reconnaissance missions: a preliminary report. Military Medicine. 2008 Sep;173(9):889-94.
Suetta C, Andersen JL, Dalgas U, Berget J, Koskinen S, Aagaard P et al. Resistance training induces qualitative changes in muscle morphology, muscle architecture, and muscle function in elderly postoperative patients. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2008 Jul;105(1):180-6.
Suetta C, Magnusson SP, Beyer N, Kjaer M. Effect of strength training on muscle function in elderly hospitalized patients. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 2007 Oct;17(5):464-72.
Suetta C, Aagaard P, Magnusson SP, Andersen LL, Sipilä S, Rosted A et al. Muscle size, neuromuscular activation, and rapid force characteristics in elderly men and women: effects of unilateral long-term disuse due to hip-osteoarthritis. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2007 Mar;102(3):942-8.
Kvorning T, Andersen M, Brixen K, Schjerling P, Suetta CA, Madsen K. Suppression of testosterone does not blunt mRNA expression of myoD, myogenin, IGF, myostatin or androgen receptor post strength training in humans. The Journal of physiology. 2007 Jan 15;578(Pt 2):579-93.
Kjaer M, Suetta C, Tønnesen H. Den fysisk inaktive operationspatient. Ugeskrift for Laeger. 2006 Dec 4;168(49):4322-4.
Holm L, Esmarck B, Mizuno M, Hansen H, Suetta C, Hölmich P et al. The effect of protein and carbohydrate supplementation on strength training outcome of rehabilitation in ACL patients. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 2006 Nov;24(11):2114-23.
Olsen S, Aagaard P, Kadi F, Tufekovic G, Verney J, Olesen JL et al. Creatine supplementation augments the increase in satellite cell and myonuclei number in human skeletal muscle induced by strength training. The Journal of physiology. 2006 Jun 1;573(Pt 2):525-34.
Holm L, Esmarck B, Suetta C, Matsumoto K, Doi T, Mizuno M et al. Postexercise nutrient intake enhances leg protein balance in early postmenopausal women. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2005 Sep;60(9):1212-8.
Andersen LL, Andersen JL, Magnusson SP, Suetta C, Madsen HJ, Christensen L et al. Changes in the human muscle force-velocity relationship in response to resistance training and subsequent detraining. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2005 Jul;99(1):87-94.
Andersen LL, Tufekovic G, Zebis MK, Crameri RM, Verlaan G, Kjaer M et al. The effect of resistance training combined with timed ingestion of protein on muscle fiber size and muscle strength. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 2005 Feb;54(2):151-6.
Suetta C, Magnusson SP, Rosted A, Aagaard P, Jakobsen AK, Larsen LH et al. Resistance training in the early postoperative phase reduces hospitalization and leads to muscle hypertrophy in elderly hip surgery patients--a controlled, randomized study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004 Dec;52(12):2016-22.
Suetta C, Aagaard P, Rosted A, Jakobsen AK, Duus B, Kjaer M et al. Training-induced changes in muscle CSA, muscle strength, EMG, and rate of force development in elderly subjects after long-term unilateral disuse. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2004 Nov;97(5):1954-61.
Madsen OR, Suetta C, Egsmose C, Lorentzen JS, Sørensen OH. Bone status in rheumatoid arthritis assessed at peripheral sites by three different quantitative ultrasound devices. Clinical Rheumatology. 2004 Aug;23(4):324-9.
Crameri RM, Langberg H, Magnusson P, Jensen CH, Schrøder HD, Olesen JL et al. Changes in satellite cells in human skeletal muscle after a single bout of high intensity exercise. The Journal of physiology. 2004 Jul 1;558(Pt 1):333-40.
Crameri RM, Langberg H, Teisner B, Magnusson P, Schrøder HD, Olesen JL et al. Enhanced procollagen processing in skeletal muscle after a single bout of eccentric loading in humans. Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology. 2004 Jul;23(4):259-64.

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