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Professor of Cardiology and Senior consultant at The Heart Centre Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen. 

Research according to Web of Science (10.03.23) has been cited >15.000 times, with a H-index of 49. Total publications are >300, with >130 within the latest 5 years (March 2018 – March 2023). Has published 8 articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, 6 in The Lancet and 4 in JAMA.

Reviewer for international scientific journals and foundations including The Lancet, European Heart Journal, JACC, Circulation, JAMA Cardiology. Founder and principal investigator in a number of randomized trial including DANAMI-3 and DANAMI-4.

2007-2016: Head of Department of Invasive Cardiology, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet.

Main research areas

  • Myocardial protection in ischemic heart disease with special reference to reperfusion injury
  • Percutaneous assist devices in cardiogenic shock
  • The significance of pressure derived strategies in percutaneous coronary interventions
  • Personalized revascularization in frail patients
  • Coronary plaque characterization and intravascular imaging
  • Multivessel disease in STEMI

Current research

Reperfusion strategies in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Criricat care medicine in the early setting of ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Pressure and flow derived revascularization strategies.

Potential conflicts of interest

Advisory board and speakers fee Abbott Medical, Novo Nordisk.

External positions

University of Copenhagen

2005 → …


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