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Jørg Kessler

Professor
  • E-mailJorg.Kessler@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Jettestad, Marte C.; Schiøtz, Hjalmar A.; Yli, Branislava Markovic; Kessler, Jørg. 2019. Fetal monitoring in term breech labor – a review. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology. 239: 45-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2019.05.009
  • Lund, Agnethe; Ebbing, Cathrine; Rasmussen, Svein; Kiserud, Torvid; Hanson, Mark; Kessler, Jørg. 2019. Altered development of fetal liver perfusion in pregnancies with pregestational diabetes. PLoS ONE. 14. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211788
  • Sletten, Julie; Lund, Agnethe; Ebbing, Cathrine; Cornélissen, Germaine; Assmus, Jörg; Kiserud, Torvid; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Kessler, Jørg. 2019. The fetal circadian rhythm in pregnancies complicated by pregestational diabetes is altered by maternal glycemic control and the morning cortisol concentration. Chronobiology International. 36: 481-492. doi: 10.1080/07420528.2018.1561460
  • Kessler, Jørg; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Ebbing, Cathrine; Karlsen, Henriette Odland; Rasmussen, Svein; Kiserud, Torvid. 2018. Estimated date of delivery based on second trimester fetal head circumference: A population-based validation of 21 451 deliveries. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 98: 101-105. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13454
  • Linde, Lorentz Erland; Rasmussen, Svein; Kessler, Jørg; Ebbing, Cathrine. 2018. Extreme umbilical cord lengths, cord knot and entanglement: Risk factors and risk of adverse outcomes, a population-based study. PLoS ONE. 13:e0194814: 1-20. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194814
  • Lund, Agnethe; Ebbing, Cathrine; Rasmussen, Svein; Kiserud, Torvid; Kessler, Jørg. 2018. Maternal diabetes alters the development of ductus venosus shunting in the fetus. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 97: 1032-1040. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13363
  • Sletten, Julie; Cornélissen, Germaine; Assmus, Jörg; Kiserud, Torvid; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Kessler, Jørg. 2018. Maternal exercise, season and sex modify the daily fetal heart rate rhythm. Acta Physiologica. 224:e13093: 1-15. doi: 10.1111/apha.13093
  • Kessler, Jørg; Yli, Branislava Markovic. 2016. Biphasic ST should not be omitted from STAN clinical guidelines. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 95: 116-116. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12776
  • Kessler, Jørg; Yli, Branislava Markovic; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Jacobsen, Anne Flem; Saugstad, Ola Didrik; Henriksen, Tore. 2016. Why did the authors perform a meta-analysis of studies with primary endpoints they consider clinically unimportant? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 95: 606-607. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12876
  • Sletten, Julie; Kiserud, Torvid; Kessler, Jørg. 2016. Effect of uterine contractions on fetal heart rate in pregnancy: a prospective observational study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 95: 1129-1135. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12949
  • Ebbing, Cathrine; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Kessler, Jørg; Kiserud, Torvid; Rasmussen, Svein. 2015. Helsedirektoratet gir feil anbefaling om bestemmelse av fosteralder. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 135: 740-741. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.15.0093
  • Eger, Siw Helen; Kessler, Jørg; Kiserud, Torvid; Markestad, Trond; Sommerfelt, Kristian. 2015. Foetal Doppler abnormality is associated with increased risk of sepsis and necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants. Acta Paediatrica. 104: 368-376. doi: 10.1111/apa.12893
  • Kessler, Jørg; Moster, Dag; Albrechtsen, Susanne. 2015. Intrapartum monitoring with cardiotocography and ST-waveform analysis in breech presentation: An observational study. BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122: 528-535. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12989
  • Sletten, Julie; Kessler, Jørg. 2015. QRS abnormalities of the fetal electrocardiogram, and their implications for ST-interval analysis during labor. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 94: 1128-1135. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12709
  • Devoe, Lawrence; Olofsson, Per; Ayres-De-Campos, Diogo; Kessler, Jørg; Tendal, Britta; Yli, Branislava Markovic. 2014. On the evidence for intrapartum fetal monitoring with ECG-ST analysis. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 94: 117-118. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12531
  • Kessler, Jørg; Moster, Dag; Albrechtsen, Susanne. 2014. Delay in intervention increases neonatal morbidity in births monitored with cardiotocography and ST-waveform analysis. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93: 175-181. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12304
  • Olofsson, Per; Ayres-De-Campos, Diogo; Kessler, Jørg; Tendal, Britta; Yli, Branislava Markovic; Devoe, Lawrence. 2014. A critical appraisal of the evidence for using cardiotocography plus ECG ST interval analysis for fetal surveillance in labor. Part II: The meta-analyses. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93: 571-586. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12412
  • Olofsson, Per; Ayres-De-Campos, Diogo; Kessler, Jørg; Tendal, Britta; Yli, Branislava Markovic; Devoe, Lawrence. 2014. A critical appraisal of the evidence for using cardiotocography plus ECG ST interval analysis for fetal surveillance in labor. Part I: The randomized controlled trials. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93: 556-568. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12413
  • Visser, Gerard H.A.; Kessler, Jørg. 2014. It is time to introduce ST analysis for fetal monitoring in the labor ward? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93: 539-543. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12397
  • Kessler, Jørg; Moster, Dag; Albrechtsen, Susanne. 2013. Intrapartum monitoring of high-risk deliveries with ST analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram: an observational study of 6010 deliveries. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 92: 75-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01528.x
  • Kessler, Jørg; Yli, Branislava Markovic. 2013. Admission CTG, is there any evidence from which to draw conclusions? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 92: 870-870. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12160
  • Haugland, Birte; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Lamark, Eva Karin; Rasmussen, Svein; Kessler, Jørg. 2012. Induction of labor with single- versus double-balloon catheter - a randomized controlled trial. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 85-85.
  • Kessler, Jørg; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Augensen, Kåre. 2012. Rotation with Kiellands forceps - a safe alternative for delivery in trained hands. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 99-99.
  • Kessler, Jørg; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Kiserud, Torvid. 2012. Management of fetal growth restriction at >= 36 weeks of gestation - what can be achieved by careful fetal monitoring? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 99-100.
  • Kessler, Jørg; Kiserud, Torvid; Albrechtsen, Susanne. 2012. Intrapartum use of ST analysis of the fetal ECG (STAN) in fetal growth restriction. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 98-99.
  • Sletten, J; Kessler, Jørg; Kiserud, Torvid. 2012. Is the fetal heart rate affected by uterine contractions during pregnancy? A pilot study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 127-128.
  • Yli, Branislava Markovic; Kessler, Jørg; Eikeland, Torunn; Hustad, Berit Lunden; Dragnes, Winnie; Henriksen, Tore. 2012. What is the gold standard for intrapartum fetal monitoring? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 1011-1014. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01475.x
  • Kessler, Jørg; Rasmussen, Svein; Godfrey, Keith; Hanson, Mark; Kiserud, Torvid. 2011. Venous liver blood flow and regulation of human fetal growth: evidence from macrosomic fetuses. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 204: 429.e1-429.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.12.038
  • Kessler, Jörg; Rasmussen, Svein Arvid; Godfrey, Keith; Hanson, Mark; Kiserud, Torvid. 2009. Fetal growth restriction is associated with prioritization of umbilical blood flow to the left hepatic lobe at the expense of the right lobe. Pediatric Research. 66: 113-117. doi: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e3181a29077
  • Kessler, Jørg; Rasmussen, Svein; Godfrey, Keith M.; Hanson, Mark; Kiserud, Torvid. 2008. Longitudinal Study of Umbilical and Portal Venous Blood flow to the Fetal Liver: Low Pregnancy Weight Gain is Associated With Preferential Supply to the Fetal Left Liver Lobe. Pediatric Research. 63: 315-320.
  • Kessler, J; Rasmussen, Svein Arvid; Kiserud, T. 2007. The left portal vein as an indicator of watershed in the fetal circulation: development during the second half of pregnancy and a suggested method of evaluation. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 30: 757-764. doi: 10.1002/uog.5146
  • Kessler, Jørg; Rasmussen, Svein; Godfrey, Keith M.; Hanson, Mark; Kiserud, Torvid. 2007. Longitudinal study of umbilical and portal venous blood flow to the human fetal liver: low pregnancy weight gain is associated with preferential supply to the left liver lobe. Early Human Development. 83: S167-S168. doi: 10.1016/S0378-3782(07)70470-X
  • Kessler, Jørg; Rasmussen, Svein; Kiserud, Torvid. 2007. The fetal portal vein: normal blood flow development during the second half of human pregnancy. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 30: 52-60. doi: 10.1002/uog.4054
  • Kiserud, Torvid; Kessler, Jørg; Ebbing, Cathrine; Rasmussen, Svein. 2007. Re: Ductus venosus shunting in growth-restricted fetuses and the effect of umbilical circulatory compromise - Reply. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 29: 101-102. doi: 10.1002/uog.3896
  • Kessler, J; Rasmussen, Svein Arvid; Hanson, M; Kiserud, Torvid. 2006. Longitudinal reference ranges for ductus venosus flow velocities and waveform indices. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 28: 890-898. doi: 10.1002/uog.3857
  • Kiserud, Torvid; Ebbing, C; Kessler, J; Rasmussen, Svein Arvid. 2006. Fetal cardiac output, distribution to the placenta and impact of placental compromise. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 28: 126-136. doi: 10.1002/uog.2832
  • Kiserud, Torvid; Kessler, J; Ebbing, C; Rasmussen, Svein Arvid. 2006. Ductus venosus shunting in growth-restricted fetuses and the effect of umbilical circulatory compromise. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 28: 143-149. doi: 10.1002/uog.2784
  • Kiserud, Torvid; Kessler, Jørg; Ebbing, Cathrine; Rasmussen, Svein. 2006. Ductus venosus shunting in growth-restricted fetuses and the effect of umbilical circulatory compromise. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 28: 143-149. doi: 10.1002/uog.2784
  • Kessler, Jørg; Rasmussen, Svein; Godfrey, K; Hanson, Mark; Kiserud, Torvid. 2005. Umbilical and portal blood flow in the 2nd and 3rd trimester - a longitudinal study in low-risk pregnancies. Pediatric Research. 58: 1083.
Reports and theses
  • Øian, Pål; Jacobsen, Anne Flem; Kessler, Jørg. 2014. Veileder i fødselshjelp 2014. Den norske legeforening, Tromsø/Oslo/Bergen.
  • Kessler, Jørg. 2007. Portal and umbilical venous distribution in the human fetus. A longitudinal ultrasound study.
Book sections
  • Kessler, Jørg; Acharya, Ganesh; Haugen, Guttorm; Blaas, Harm-Gerd Karl. 1998. Ultralydundersøkelser i den alminnelige svangerskapsomsorgen. Kapittel 4. In:
    • 1998. Veileder i fødselshjelp. Norsk gynekologisk forening. -1 pages. ISBN: 82-90921-58-6.

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