Robert Edfors

Robert Edfors

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: Entrévägen 2, 18257 Danderyd
Postal address: D1 Kliniska vetenskaper, Danderyds sjukhus, D1 Kardiologi, 182 88 Stockholm

About me

  • PhD, specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. Research interest in
    renal dysfunction and ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, invasive
    coronary intervention and biomarkers.


  • Publications
    SWEDEHEART-1-year data show no benefit of newer generation drug-eluting
    stents over bare-metal stents in patients with severe kidney dysfunction
    following percutaneous coronary intervention. [1]
    *Edfors R*, James S, Szummer K, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Faxén J, Persson J,
    Spaak J, Varenhorst C, Jernberg T, Lagerqvist B.
    Coron Artery Dis. 2020 Jan
  • 31(1):49-58. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000814.
    Outcomes in patients treated with ticagrelor versus clopidogrel after acute
    myocardial infarction stratified by renal function. [2]
    *Edfors R*, Sahlén A, Szummer K, Renlund H, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Spaak J,
    James SK, Lagerqvist B, Varenhorst C, Jernberg T.
    Heart. 2018 Oct
  • 104(19):1575-1582. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312436. Epub
    2018 Mar 24.
    Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in
    Myocardial Infarction Patients With Renal Dysfunction. [3]
    Evans M, Carrero JJ, Szummer K, Åkerblom A, *Edfors R*, Spaak J, Jacobson
    SH, Andell P, Lindhagen L, Jernberg T.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Apr 12
  • 67(14):1687-97. doi:
    Renal function is associated with long-term outcomes independent of degree of
    atherosclerosis: 6-year data from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and
    Angioplasty Registry. [4]
    *Edfors R*, Szummer K, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Spaak J, James S, Lagerqvist B,
    Jernberg T.
    Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2016 Apr 1
  • 2(2):91-98. doi:
    Association between the use of fondaparinux vs low-molecular-weight heparin
    and clinical outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial
    infarction. [5]
    Szummer K, Oldgren J, Lindhagen L, Carrero JJ, Evans M, Spaak J, *Edfors R*,
    Jacobson SH, Andell P, Wallentin L, Jernberg T.
    JAMA. 2015 Feb 17
  • 313(7):707-16. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.517.
    Warfarin, kidney dysfunction, and outcomes following acute myocardial
    infarction in patients with atrial fibrillation. [6]
    Carrero JJ, Evans M, Szummer K, Spaak J, Lindhagen L, *Edfors R*, Stenvinkel
    P, Jacobson SH, Jernberg T.
    JAMA. 2014 Mar 5
  • 311(9):919-28. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.1334.
    Tilt table testing in patients with suspected epilepsy. [7]
    *Edfors R*, Erdal J, A-Rogvi-Hansen B.
    Acta Neurol Scand. 2008 May
  • 117(5):354-8. Epub 2007 Dec 12.
    [A case of tularemia in a Danish hunter]. [8]
    *Edfors R*, Smith B, Lillebaek T.
    Ugeskr Laeger. 2010 Feb 1
  • 172(5):381-2. Danish.


All other publications


  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, 2020

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