Torbjörn Ivert

Torbjörn Ivert

Affiliated to Research
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

  • Consultant at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology,
    Karolinska University Hospital in Solna since 1993
    Adjunct professor at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery,
    Karolinska Institutet since 2011
    MD Karolinska Institutet 1976
    pHD Karolinska Instiutet 1981
    Fulbright holder of scholarship: 1982- 83
    Fellow Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of
    Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.
    Associate professor Thoracic Surgery 1984


  • Main fields of my research are within epidemiology related to cardiac
    surgery. Together with a number of co-workers we have published reports of
    topics such as age and obesity related risks, diabetes, repeat cardiac
    surgery, infections, endocarditis, bleeding and neurologic complications,
    perioperative myocardial damage, late cardiac tamponade and on the effect of
    cardio-pulmonary bypass.


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