Erik Sachs

Erik Sachs

Phd Student
Visiting address: Tema Hjärta, Kärl och Neuro, Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K1 Molekylär medicin och kirurgi, K1 MMK Thoraxkirurgi, 171 76 Stockholm

About me

  • Erik Sachs is a doctoral student at the Institution for Molecular Medicine
    and Surgery in the thoracic surgery research group. He is also a resident in
    cardiothoracic surgery at Karolinska University Hospital. In his future
    clinical career he plans to go into general thoracic surgery.


  • *Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer*
    Erik is currently working on his doctoral thesis in general thoracic surgery
    and primarily the surgical treatment of lung cancer. Data is mainly collected
    from the Swedish National Quality Registry for General Thoracic Surgery
    The purpose of his research is to improve outcomes for patients after
    surgical treatment of lung cancer and to evaluate currently used surgical
    Al-Ameri M, *Sachs E*, Sartipy U, Jackson V. Uniportal versus multiportal
    video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2019
  • 11(12):5152-5161. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2019.12.01. PMID: 32030232
  • PMCID:
    *Sachs E*, Jackson V, Sartipy U. Household disposable income and long-term
    survival after pulmonary resections for lung cancer. Thorax. 2020
  • 75(9):764-770. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-214321. Epub 2020 Jun 20.
    PMID: 32564001
  • PMCID: PMC7476259.
    *Sachs E*, Sartipy U, Jackson V. Sex and Survival After Surgery for Lung
    Cancer: A Swedish Nationwide Cohort. Chest. 2020 Nov
    17:S0012-3692(20)35155-2. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.11.010. Epub ahead of
    print. PMID: 33217414.


  • Invited lecturer at Sophiahemmet University, postgraduate programme in
    Specialist Nursing - Cardiac Care
    Invited Lecturer at Royal Institute of Technology, masters programme, course
    in Technology Use in the Life Sciences


All other publications

  • Letter: CHEST. 2021;159(5):2120-2121
    Sachs E; Sartipy U; Jackson V


  • Phd Student, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Master Of Science In Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2015

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