Karolinska first with new method for valvular heart disease
Up to now there have not been any treatment options for patients who are too high-risk for open heart surgery with a cardiopulmonary bypass, and for whom transcatheter valve repair ...
The search for the epicenter of epilepsy
Scandinavia’s first robot-assisted stereo-EEG implantation has been carried out at Karolinska. The technology opens the door to treating twice as many patients with severe ...
Karolinska University Hospital number ten in the world
An article in the renowned magazine Newsweek ranked Karolinska University Hospital the tenth most prominent hospital in the world, number three in Europe and number one in the ...
AI to optimize breast cancer diagnostics
Thanks to a SEK 20 million grant, a research team is going to develop an AI system to improve diagnostic imaging for breast cancer. The pathology research is headed by Johan ...
Karolinska initiating a study with generic medication that can provide more effective treatment of acute myeloid leukemia
For many patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), chemotherapy doesn’t work because of resistance. Overcoming the resistance could be game-changing for this patient group. In ...
Major nursing study beginning in 2020
The study will measure the effects on patients of lack of nursing in inpatient care. Survey questions will be asked of 4,600 nurses and 2,800 nurse’s aides.
Karolinska University Hospital part of the first kidney transplant program across Scandinavia
For the first time two kidney replacements have been performed involving donors and transplant patients who are part of the Scandinavian kidney exchange program STEP organized by ...
Major European project to solve the obesity riddle
In collaboration with two French researchers, Mikael Rydén, professor of clinical and experimental fat tissue research, plans to establish a brand-new field of research, which may ...
She gives a voice to ALS patients
An angel and the words “ALS fighter” are tattooed on her left forearm. “I have the strength and the drive,” says Mia Möllberg about her role as patient representative in one of ...
Sudden inability to act delays cardiac care
Patients who wait a long time before seeking care for symptoms of myocardial infarction may experience an inability to act on the symptoms, according to a questionnaire study in ...