Scandinavia’s largest transplantation unit strengthened by cross-hospital collaboration
Karolinska’s capacity for transplants and donations was expanded during 2020, and the liver transplantation unit has become the largest in Scandinavia. The quality is also ...
Advanced foetal surgery saved the life of the child
With short notice, in the midst of a pandemic, a large multidisciplinary team of specialists was brought together to perform advanced foetal surgery. The so-called EXIT procedure ...
Miia Kivipelto received the Ryman Prize from the prime minister of New Zealand
Miia Kivipelto is the head of research and development at Tema Åldrande and a professor of clinical geriatrics at Karolinska Institutet, and she has been awarded the world’s most ...
Karolinska University Hospital becomes Sweden’s first trauma centre
Karolinska University Hospital, Region Västmanland and Region Sörmland are increasing their mutual collaboration with regard to caring for trauma patients, and to education and ...
Karolinska performs Sweden’s first liver transplant from a donor after circulatory death
Karolinska is the first hospital in Sweden to have performed a liver transplant from a donor following circulatory death. The procedure was made possible by a new technique called ...
Karolinska takes over the presidency of the European University Hospital Alliance
The CEO of Karolinska University Hospital, Björn Zöega, will become the president of the European University Hospital Alliance, which represents more than 220,000 employees.
First robotic operation on head and neck cancer patient
In October, Karolinska’s first robotic surgical operation in the field of head & neck cancer was performed on a patient.
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 ...