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Ketil Grong

Professor
  • E-mailKetil.Grong@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 30 27
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Aass, Terje; Stangeland, Lodve; Moen, Christian Arvei; Solholm, Atle; Dahle, Geir Olav; Chambers, David J.; Urban, Malte; Nesheim, Knut; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2019. Left ventricular dysfunction after two hours of polarizing or depolarizing cardioplegic arrest in a porcine model. Perfusion. 34: 67-75. doi: 10.1177/0267659118791357
  • Solholm, Atle; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Stangeland, Lodve; Moen, Christian Arvei; Mongstad, Arve; Svenheim, Bård; Haaverstad, Rune; Grong, Ketil. 2019. Myocardial perfusion diminishes during ECMOsupported circulation and critical postcardiotomy failure in a porcine model. Perfusion. 34: I94-I95.
  • Packer, Erik; Slettom, Grete; Solholm, Atle; Mongstad, Arve; Haaverstad, Rune; Tuseth, Vegard; Grong, Ketil; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2018. Left Versus Biventricular Assist Devices in Cardiac Arrest. ASAIO journal (1992). 64: 489-496. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000694
  • Svendsen, Øyvind Sverre; Grong, Ketil; Husby, Paul. 2018. Neuroprotective treatment strategies after rewarming from accidental hypothermia. Resuscitation. 122: e9-e10. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.10.017
  • Aass, Terje; Chambers, David J.; Haaverstad, Rune; Grong, Ketil. 2017. Reply to Choi and Stamm. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 51: 608-609. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw332
  • Aass, Terje; Stangeland, Lodve; Chambers, David J.; Hallstrõm, Seth; Rossmann, Christine; Podesser, Bruno K.; Urban, Malte; Nesheim, Knut; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2017. Myocardial energy metabolism and ultrastructure with polarizing and depolarizing cardioplegia in a porcine model. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 52: 180-188. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx035
  • Svendsen, Øyvind Sverre; Grong, Ketil; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Husby, Paul. 2017. Outcome after rewarming from accidental hypothermia by use of extracorporeal circulation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103: 920-925. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.06.093
  • Aass, Terje; Stangeland, Lodve; Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Dahle, Geir Olav; Chambers, David J.; Markou, Thomais; Eliassen, Finn; Urban, Malte; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2016. Myocardial function after polarizing versus depolarizing cardiac arrest with blood cardioplegia in a porcine model of cardiopulmonary bypass. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 50: 130-139. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv488
  • Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Eliassen, Finn; Jonassen, Anne K.; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2016. Reply: Esmolol Added in Cardioplegia. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 30: e9-e10. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2015.09.021
  • Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Eliassen, Finn; Nygreen, Else Loholdt; Kytö, Ville; Saukko, Pekka; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2016. Carvedilol-enriched cold oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves left ventricular diastolic function after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 30: 859-868. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2016.03.152
  • Dahle, Geir Olav; Stangeland, Lodve; Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2016. The influence of acute unloading on left ventricular strain and strain rate by speckle tracking echocardiography in a porcine model. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 310: H1330-H1339. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00947.2015
  • Elvevoll, Bjørg; Lundemoen, Steinar; Svendsen, Øyvind Sverre; Mongstad, Arve; Grong, Ketil; Kvalheim, Venny Lise; Husby, Paul. 2016. Does roller pump–induced pulsatile CPB perfusion affect microvascular fluid shifts and tissue perfusion? Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102: 564-572. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.005
  • Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Eliassen, Finn; Jonassen, Anne K.; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2015. Esmolol added in repeated, cold, oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves myocardial function after cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 29: 684-693. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.09.017
  • Lundemoen, Steinar; Kvalheim, Venny Lise; Svendsen, Øyvind Sverre; Mongstad, Arve; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Grong, Ketil; Husby, Paul. 2015. Intraaortic counterpulsation during cardiopulmonary bypass impairs distal organ perfusion. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99: 619-925. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.08.029
  • Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Dahle, Geir Olav; Moen, Christian Arvei; Jonassen, Anne K.; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2015. Intracoronary insulin administered at reperfusion in a porcine model of acute coronary syndrome. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care.. 4: 230-240. doi: 10.1177/2048872614547689
  • Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Dahle, Geir Olav; Moen, Christian Arvei; Wergeland, Anita; Jonassen, Anne K.; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 2014. Reperfusion therapy with low-dose insulin or insulin-like growth factor 2; myocardial function and infarct size in a porcine model of ischaemia and reperfusion. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology. 115: 438-447. doi: 10.1111/bcpt.12255
  • Lundemoen, Steinar; Kvalheim, Venny Lise; Mongstad, Arve; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Grong, Ketil; Husby, Paul. 2013. Microvascular fluid exchange during pulsatile cardiopulmonary bypass perfusion with the combined use of a nonpulsatile pump and intra-aortic balloon pump. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 146: 1275-1282. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.06.002
  • Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Dahle, Geir Olav; Hjertaas, Johannes Just; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut. 2013. Is strain by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography dependent on user controlled spatial and temporal smoothing? An experimental porcine study. Cardiovascular Ultrasound. 11:32. 14 pages. doi: 10.1186/1476-7120-11-32
  • Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Dahle, Geir Olav; Hjertaas, Johannes Just; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut. 2013. Multi-layer radial systolic strain vs. one-layer strain for confirming reperfusion from a significant non-occlusive coronary stenosis. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 14: 24-37. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jes082
  • Vettivel, Vani; Grong, Ketil; Andersen, Knut Sverre. 2012. Aksidentell hypotermi. Resultater etter oppvarming av dypt nedkjølte pasienter ved hjelp av hjerte-lungemaskin ved Haukeland Universitetssykehus (HUS). Navalmedisinsk bodstikke. 18: 21-25.
  • Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut. 2011. Multilayer radial strain measurements can detect early reperfusion from ischemia. An experimental porcine study. European Journal of Echocardiography. 12: ii83-ii83. doi: 10.1093/ejechocard/jer211
  • Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut. 2011. Left ventricular strain, rotation, and torsion as markers of acute myocardial ischemia. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 300: H2142-H2154. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.01012.2010
  • Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Jonassen, Anne K.; Aarnes, Eva-Katrine; Moen, Christian Arvei; Stangeland, Lodve; Eliassen, Finn; Kongsvik, Ruth Elisabeth; Matre, Knut; Haaverstad, Rune; Grong, Ketil. 2011. Antiapoptotic Intervention in Repeated Blood Cardioplegia: A Porcine Study of Myocardial Function. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91: 784-792. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.10.060
  • Moen, Christian Arvei; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut. 2010. Multilayer radial strain measurements detect reduction in myocardial perfusion before longitudinal, circumferential, radial strain and rotation. An experimental porcine study. European Journal of Echocardiography. 11: ii3-ii4. doi: doi:10.1093/ejechocard/jeq132
  • Tuseth, Vegard; Pettersen, Reidar J; Grong, Ketil; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Haaverstad, Rune; Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2010. Randomised comparison of percutaneous left ventricular assist device with open-chest cardiac massage and with surgical assist device during ischaemic cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 81: 1566-1570. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2010.06.008
  • Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Matre, Knut; Mongstad, Arve; Eliassen, Finn; Segadal, Leidulf; Grong, Ketil. 2009. Multidose cold oxygenated blood is superior to a single dose of bretschneider HTK-cardioplegia in the pig. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 87: 1205-1213. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.01.041
  • Tuseth, Vegard; Pettersen, Reidar J.; Epstein, Andrew; Grong, Ketil; Husby, Paul; Farstad, Marit; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Rotevatn, Svein; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2009. Percutaneous left ventricular assist device can prevent acute cerebral ischaemia during ventricular fibrillation. Resuscitation. 80: 1197-1203. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2009.05.012
  • Tuseth, Vegard; Salem, Mohamed Abdou; Pettersen, Reidar J.; Grong, Ketil; Rotevatn, Svein; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2009. Percutaneous left ventricular assist in ischemic cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine. 37: 1365-1372. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31819c0642
  • Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Dahle, Geir Olav; Matre, Knut; Moen, Christian Arvei; Mongstad, Arve; Eliassen, Finn; Segadal, Leidulf; Grong, Ketil. 2008. Esmolol before 80 min of cardiac arrest with oxygenated cold blood cardioplegia alleviates systolic dysfunction. An experimental study in pigs. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 33: 9-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2007.10.011
  • Tuseth, Vegard; Salem, Mohamed Abdou; Pettersen, Reidar; Grong, Ketil; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik. 2008. Percutaneous left ventricular assist in ischaemic cardiac arrest. Circulation. 118: E396-E396. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.189874
  • Matre, Knut; Moen, Christian Arvei; Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Dahle, Geir Olav; Grong, Ketil. 2007. Multilayer radial systolic strain can identify subendocardial ischemia: An experimental tissue Doppler imaging study of the porcine left ventricular wall. European Journal of Echocardiography. 8: 420-430. doi: 10.1016/j.euje.2007.03.031
  • Båtevik, Roy; Grong, Ketil; Segadal, Leidulf; Stangeland, Lodve. 2005. Smoking status and adenocarcinoma histology may explain an improved survival in the female non-small cell lung cancer patients. Lung Cancer. 49: 139-139.
  • Båtevik, Roy; Grong, Ketil; Segadal, Leidulf; Stangeland, Lodve. 2005. The female gender has a positive effect on survival independent of background life expectancy following surgical resection of primary non-small cell lung cancer: a study of absolute and relative survival over 15 years. Lung Cancer. 47: 173-181. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2004.08.014
  • Matre, Knut; Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Dahle, Geir Olav; Heimdal, Andreas; Grong, Ketil. 2005. Radial strain gradient across the normal myocardial wall in open-chest pigs measured with Doppler strain rate imaging. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 18: 1066-1073. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2005.01.031
  • Matre, Knut; Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Moen, Christian Arvei; Dahle, Geir Olav; Grong, Ketil. 2005. Radial strain in 4 layers across the left ventricular wall. An experimental TVI study in pigs demonstrating the influence of ischaemia. European Journal of Echocardiography. 6: S192.
  • Fanneløp, Tord Olav; Dahle, Geir Olav; Matre, Knut; Segadal, Leidulf; Grong, Ketil. 2004. An anaesthetic protocol in the young domestic pig allowing neuromuscular blockade for studies of cardiac function following cardioplegic arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 48: 1144-1154.
  • Fevang, Jonas; Øvrebø, Kjell; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, K. 2004. Fluid resuscitation improves intestinal blood flow and reduces the mucosal damage associated with strangulation obstruction in pigs. Journal of Surgical Research. 117: 187-194. doi: 10.1016/S0022-4804(03)00038-6
  • Gudmundsson, F. F.; Viste, Asgaut; Myking, Ole L; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, K. 2004. Effects of the aldosterone receptor antagonist potassium canrenoate on renal blood flow and urinary output during prolonged increased intraabdominal pressure (IAP) in pig. Surgical Endoscopy. 18: 1528-1534.
  • Andersen, Knut Sverre; Nygreen, Else L.; Grong, Ketil; Leirvaag, Beryl; Holmsen, Holm A. 2003. Comparison of the centrifugal and roller pump in elective coronary artery bypass surgery - a prospective, randomized study with special emphasis upon platelet activation. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 37: 356-362.
  • Gilhus, Nils Erik; Grong, Ketil. 2003. Om helsetjenesten. Fordypningsstillinger for å fremme medisinsk forskning. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 3415-3416.
  • Gudmundsson, Fjølnir Frey; Viste, Asgaut; Myking, Ole Langeland; Bostad, Leif; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 2003. Role of angiotensin II under prolonged increased intraabdominal pressure (IAP) in pigs. Surgical Endoscopy. 17: 1092-1097.
  • Gudmundsson, Fjølnir Frey; Viste, Asgaut; Myking, Ole Langeland; Grong, Ketil; Bostad, Leif; Svanes, Knut. 2003. Effects of the endothelin-1 receptor antagonist Tezosentan on renal blood flow and diuresis during prolonged increased intra-abdominal pressure. Journal of Surgical Research. 115: 33-40.
  • Gudmundsson, Fjølnir Frey; Gislason, Hjørtur G; Myking, Ole Langeland; Viste, Asgaut; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 2002. Hormonal changes related to decreased renal blood and low urinary output under prolonged increased intraabdominal pressure in pigs. European Journal of Surgery. 168: 178-186.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Aase, Steinar; Grong, Ketil; Viste, Asgaut; Svanes, Knut; Sørbye, Halfdan. 2002. Ulceration as a possible link between duodenogastric reflux and neoplasms in the stomach of rats. Journal of Surgical Research. 107: 167-178.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Svanes, Knut; Aase, Steinar Torbjørn; Grong, Ketil; Sørbye, Halfdan. 2002. Duodenogastric reflux increases the penetration of N-3H-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine into the antral mucosa of rats. A possible role for mucosal erosions and increased cell proliferation in gastric carsinogenesis. Japanese Journal of Cancer Research. 93: 484-494.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Svanes, Knut; Aase, Steinar; Grong, Ketil; Kvinnsland, Steinar; Sørbye, Halfdan. 2002. Gastric mucosa lesions induced by duodenogastric reflux increase the penetration of N-[3H]-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine into the corpus mucosa of rats. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 47: 2354-2369.
  • Farstad, Marit; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Koller, Mai Elin; Grong, Ketil; Segadal, Leidulf; Husby, Paul. 2001. Rewarming fram accidental hypothermia by extracorporeal circulation. A retrospective study. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 20: 58-64.
  • Fevang, Jonas; Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Myking, Ole Langeland; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 2001. Role of endothelin in the circulatory changes associated with small bowel strangulation obstruction in pigs; effects of the endothelin receptor antagonist bosentan. Journal of Surgical Research. 96: 224-232.
  • Gudmundsson, Fjølnir Frey; Gislason, Hjørtur G; Dicko, Aly; Horn, Arild; Viste, Asgaut; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 2001. Effects of prolonged increased intra-abdominal pressure on gastrointestinal blood flow in pigs. Surgical Endoscopy. 15: 854-860.
  • Farbrot, Katinka; Husby, Paul; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Grong, Ketil; Farstad, Marit; Koller, Mai-Elin. 2000. Oppvarming av pasienter med aksidentell hypotermi ved hjelp av hjerte-lunge-maskin. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 120: 1854-1857.
  • Grong, Ketil; Eidsvik, Svein; Mølster, Anders; Strøm, Eivind. 2000. Ryggsmerter - når så vel pasient som lege går i vannet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 120: 2872-2873.
  • Kvitting, Peder; Matre, Knut; Hessevik, Idar; Grong, Ketil; Segadal, Leidulf. 1999. Velocity distribution in the ascending aorta in pigs during chronotropic and inotropic stimulation. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 33: 199-205.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Svardal, Asbjørn; Kvinnsland, Stener; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut; Sørbye, Halfdan. 1999. Glutathione modulation changes the penetration of N-3H-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine into the gastric mucosa of rats. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 44: 2063-2075.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Sørbye, Halfdan; Kvinnsland, Stener; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 1998. Effect of gastric secretion on the penetration of N-3H-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine into the gastric mucosa of rats. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 43: 2012-2020.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Grong, Ketil. 1997. Carvedilol retards suddain loss of contraction during early myocardial ischemia in feline hearts. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 282: 363-368.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Grong, Ketil; Vindenes, Halvard. 1997. Small intestinal perforation and peritonitis after abdominal suction lipoplasty. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 38: 642-644.
  • Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre; Sørbye, Halfdan; Svardal, Asbjørn; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 1997. Glutathione and N-acetylcysteine reduce gastric mucosal blood flow in rats. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 42: 1765-1774.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Frøyland, Livar; Hexeberg, Erik; Rynning, Stein Erik; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Grong, Ketil. 1996. Carvedilol improves function and reduces infarct size in the feline myocardium by protecting against lethal reperfusion injury. European Journal of Pharmacology. 314: 99-107.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Frøyland, Livar; Westby, Jørgen; Hexeberg, Erik; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Grong, Ketil. 1996. Peroxisomal fatty acid oxidation capacity is more resistant to ischaemic and reperfusion injury than mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation capacity in feline hearts. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica. 157: 133-145.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Kvitting, Peder; Rynning, Stein Erik; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Grong, Ketil. 1996. Carvedilol protects against lethal reperfusion injury through antiadrenergic mechanisms. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 28: 409-417.
  • Grong, Ketil; Segadal, Leidulf. 1996. Stillingsstrukturen ved våre universitetssykehus - Er tiden moden for nytenkning? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 3035-3036.
  • Rynning, Stein Erik; Brunvand, Harald; Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Grong, Ketil. 1996. High afterload during 10 min of regional ischaemia affect diastolic creep but not systolic function in reperfused (stunned) myocardium. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica. 158: 39-44.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Rynning, Stein Erik; Hexeberg, Erik; Westby, Jørgen; Grong, Ketil. 1995. Non-uniform recovery of segment shortening during reperfusion following regional myocardial ischaemia despite uniform recovery of ATP. Cardiovascular Research. 30: 138-146.
  • Rynning, Stein Erik; Brunvand, Harald; Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Grong, Ketil. 1995. Endogenous adenosine attenuates myocardial stunning by antiadrenergic effects exerted during ischemia and not during reperfusion. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 25: 432-439.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Matre, Knut; Færestrand, Svein; Grong, Ketil. 1994. Myocardial contraction patterns in non-ischaemic and ischaemic regions during acute coronary insufficiency. European Heart Journal. 15: 424-433.
  • Guttu, Kristian; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut; Grønbech, Jon Erik. 1994. Gastric mucosal repair and release of HCO3- after damage by 2 M NaCl in cat: role of systemic acid base status. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 267: G536-G545.
  • Rynning, Stein Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Grong, Ketil. 1994. Changes in myocardial contraction pattern during initial reperfusion. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 266: H980-H986.
  • Rynning, Stein Erik; Hexeberg, Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Grong, Ketil. 1994. Blockade of adenosine receptors during ischaemia increases systolic dysfunction but does not affect diastolic creep in stunned myocardium. European Heart Journal. 15: 1705-1711.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Færestrand, Svein; Grong, Ketil. 1993. Changes in nonischemic myocardial contraction patterns in response to regional ischemia and sympathetic nerve stimulation. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 264: H533-H540.
  • Gislason, Hjørtur; Herfjord, Jon Kåre; Guttu, Kristian; Grong, Ketil; Grønbech, Jon Erik; Ulvik, Rune; Svanes, Knut. 1993. Adaptive protection related to clearance of ethanol in gastric mucosa of cats. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 28: 361-368.
  • Rynning, Stein Erik; Hexeberg, Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Hessevik, Idar; Grong, Ketil. 1993. Non-uniform recovery of performance in stunned myocardium evaluated by two-dimensional sonomicrometry. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica. 149: 441-449.
  • Sørbye, Halfdan; Guttu, Kristian; Gislason, Hjørtur; Grong, Ketil; Svanes, Knut. 1993. Gastric mucosal injury and associated changes in mucosal blood flow and gastric fluid secretion caused by dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) in rats. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 38: 1243-1250.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1992. Effect of afterload and β-adrenergic blockade on nonischemicmyocardial contraction pattern. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 263: H1716-H1723.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Hessevik, Idar; Grong, Ketil; Hexeberg, Erik; Lekven, Jon. 1992. Compensatory subendocardial hyperkinesis in the cat is abolished during coronary insufficiency outside an acutely ischaemic region. Cardiovascular Research. 26: 285-291.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Hexeberg, Erik; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1992. Compensatory regional contraction following coronary artery occlusion depends on subendocardial hyperaemia and hyperkinesis. European Heart Journal. 13: 1207-1216.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Westby, Jørgen; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1992. Myocardial adenine nucleotide depletion within 1 h of acute coronary artery occlusion. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 52: 623-630.
  • Hexeberg, Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut; Lekven, Jon. 1992. Coronary artery stenosis provokes nonuniformity of twodimensional deformation in the anterior wall of the feline left ventricle. European Heart Journal. 13: 981-989.
  • Hexeberg, Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut; Lekven, Jon. 1992. Coronary artery stenosis provokes non-uniformity of two-dimensional deformation in the anterior wall of the feline left ventricle. European Heart Journal. 13: 981-989.
  • Larsen, Terje H; Greve, Gottfried; Myking, Ole Langeland; Vik, H; Grong, Ketil. 1992. Atrial natriuretic factor in cats subjected to acute myocardial ischaemia. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 52: 571-578.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1992. Postjunctional B-adrenergic stimulation of inotropy in hypoperfused myocardium outside an acute infarct. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 20: 881-888.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1992. Postjunctional α-adrenergic stimulation of inotropy in hypoperfused myocardium outside an acute infarct. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 20: 881-888.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Birkeland, Sigurd; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1992. Transmural heterogeneity of postjunctional α2-adrenergic coronary vasoconstriction in hypoperfused cat left ventricle. Cardiovascular Research. 26: 279-284.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Birkeland, Sigurd; Rynning, Stein Erik; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1992. α-adrenergic vasoconstriction in normal and hypoperfused myocardium during sympathetic nerve stimulation. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 263: H1682-H1688.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Westby, Jørgen; Hessevik, Idar; Grong, Ketil; Hexeberg, Erik; Lekven, Jon. 1991. Endocardial hyperfunction during coronary insufficiency outside an established shunt. Hjerteforum. 4: Abstr. 49.
  • Brunvand, Harald; Westby, Jørgen; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Dissimilar transmural catabolism rates of adenine nucleotides following acute coronary occlusion. Hjerteforum. 4: Abstr. 106.
  • Dabrowiecki, Stanislav; Svanes, Knut; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Tissue reaction to polypropylene mesh. A study of oedema, blood flow, and inflammation in the abdominal wall. European Surgical Research. 23: 240-249.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Ultrastructural changes at the border of the ischaemic zone within one hour of coronary artery occlusion. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica Supplementum. 142: 109-116.
  • Hexeberg, Erik; Birkeland, Sigurd; Grong, Ketil; Matre, Knut; Lekven, Jon. 1991. Left coronary artery stenosis provokes nonuniformity of myocardial contraction. Hjerteforum. 4: Abstr. 91.
  • Omenaas, Ernst; Hustad, Steinar; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Cerebral luftemboli etter perkutan lungepunksjon. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 111: 3173-3175.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Early restoration of cardiac function in hearts with acute regional ischaemia. The importance of β-adrenergic stimulation. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica Supplementum. 142: 117-124.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Hexeberg, Erik; Olweus, Johanna; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Importance of postjunctional α1- and α2-adrenergic coronary vasoconstriction in acute regional ischemic hearts. Hjerteforum. 4: Abstr. 48.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Hexeberg, Erik; Olweus, Johanna; Myking, Ole Langeland; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1991. Blood flow regulation during acute regional ischemia in feline hearts: importance of postjunctional α1- and α2-adrenergic receptors. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 18: 487-495.
  • Birkeland, Sigurd; Hexeberg, Erik; Matre, Knut; Kvitting, Peder; Westby, Jørgen; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1990. Gradual reduction of coronary perfusion pressure in cats: changes in transmural distribution of blood flow. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 50: 787-796.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Larsen, Terje H; Rotevatn, Svein; Sætersdal, Thorvald; Grong, Ketil. 1990. Atrial Natriuretic peptide in acute myocardial infarction: An ultrastructural and biochemical study. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 22: S63.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Rotevatn, Svein; Svendby, Knut; Grong, Ketil. 1990. Early morphologic changes in cat heart muscle cells after acute coronary artery occlusion. American Journal of Pathology. 136: 273-283.
  • Kvitting, Peder; Westby, Jørgen; Birkeland, Sigurd; Lekven, Jon; Grong, Ketil. 1990. Regional perfusion in hearts with acute coronary artery occlusion and subsequent β2- and α1-adrenergic blockade. Clinical Physiology. 10: 155-170.
  • Skolleborg, Knut Christian; Grønbech, Jon Erik; Grong, Ketil; Åbyholm, Frank E.; Lekven, Jon. 1990. Distribution of cardiac output during pentobarbital versus midazolam/fentanyl/fluanisone anaesthesia in the rat. Laboratory Animals. Journal of the Laboratory Animal Science Association. 24: 221-227.
  • Jodalen, Harald; Rotevatn, Svein; Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Vik-Mo, Harald. 1989. Effects of verapamil on intracellular lipid accumulation in cat hearts with 3 h of regional ischaemia. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 49: 55-61.
  • Westby, Jørgen; Kvitting, Peder; Birkeland, Sigurd; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1989. Does α1-adrenergic blockade influence regional blood flow regulation in hearts with coronary artery occlusion? Clinical Physiology. 9: 107-120.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Rotevatn, Svein; Berstad, Ketil; Jodalen, Harald; Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve. 1988. Effects of verapamil and timolol on cellular morphometric changes in cat hearts with regional ischaemia. Virchows Archiv. A, Pathological anatomy and histopathology. 412: 291-299.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Rotevatn, Svein; Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve. 1988. Cellular morphometric changes in cat hearts subjected to three hours of regional ischaemia. Virchows Archiv. A, Pathological anatomy and histopathology. 412: 205-213.
  • Jodalen, Harald; Rotevatn, Svein; Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Vik-Mo, Harald. 1988. Effects of verapamil on lipid accumulation in regionally ischaemic cat hearts. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 20.
  • Fosse, Richard T; Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve; Lekven, Jon. 1987. Anesthetic interaction in cardiovascular research models: Effects of xylazine and pentobarbital in cats. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 48: 211-218.
  • Grønbech, Jon Erik; Grong, Ketil; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Lekven, Jon; Svanes, Knut. 1987. Gastric epithelial restitution at low luminal pH during influence of pentagastrin or cimetidine in the cat. Gastroenterology. 93: 753-764.
  • Matre, Knut; Hexeberg, Erik; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1987. Local myocardial function following coronary occlusion in cats. Effect on non-ischaemic regions. Clinical Physiology. 93: 511-523.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Rotevatn, Svein; Berstad, Ketil; Jodalen, Harald; Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil. 1986. Effects of timolol and verapamil on morphological changes in cat hearts with LAD occlusion. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 18.
  • Greve, Gottfried; Rotevatn, Svein; Sætersdal, Thorvald; Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve. 1986. Morphometric changes in the ischaemic and border zones in cat hearts sugjected to 3 hours of regional ischaemia. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 18.
  • Grong, Ketil; Jodalen, Harald; Stangeland, Lodve; Vik-Mo, Harald; Lekven, Jon. 1986. Cellular lipid accumulation in different regions of myocardial infarcts in cats during beta adrenergic blockade with timolol. Cardiovascular Research. 20: 248-255.
  • Larsen, Terje H; Sætersdal, Thorvald; Grong, Ketil. 1986. The ultrastructure of the myocyte in different regions of experimental infarcts in the cat heart. Research in experimental medicine. 186: 295-306.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Vik-Mo, Harald; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Lekven, Jon. 1986. Is reduced cardiac performance the only mechanism for myocardial infarct size reduction during beta adrenergic blockade? Cardiovascular Research. 20: 322-330.
  • Søndenaa, Karl; Halvorsen, Jan Fredrik; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Skarstein, Arne; Grong, Ketil. 1986. Cancer thyreoidea. Et 10-årsmateriale. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 106: 2137-2139.
  • Grong, Ketil; Jodalen, Harald; Stangeland, Lodve; Vik-Mo, Harald; Lekven, Jon. 1985. Beta-blockade and regional lipid accumulation in cat hearts with acute myocardial ischemia. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 17.
  • Jodalen, Harald; Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Vik-Mo, Harald; Lekven, Jon. 1985. Lipid accumulation in the myocardium during acute regional ischaemia in cats. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 17: 973-980.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Bakken, Anne M. 1985. Effects of isoproterenol on adenine nucleotide catabolism in cat hearts with acute regional ischaemia. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 45: 45-54.
  • Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve; Bakken, Anne M.; Ingebretsen, Ole Christian; Lekven, Jon; Farstad, Mikael. 1984. Relationship between myocardial adenine nucleotide catabolism and tissue blood flow rate in experimental ischaemia. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 44: 125-133.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Bakken, Anne M.; Farstad, Mikael; Lekven, Jon. 1984. Effects of timolol on adenine nucleotide catabolism in cat hearts with acute regional ischaemia. Cardiovascular Research. 18: 327-334.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1984. Regional myocardial tissue blood flow during beta-adrenergic blockade in cat hearts with acute ischaemia. Clinical Physiology. 4: 209-219.
  • Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve; Lekven, Jon. 1983. Regional myocardial tissue blood flow during sequential β1- and β2-adrenergic blockade in cat hearts with acute ischaemia. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 43: 647-655.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Lekven, Jon. 1983. The role of β-adrenergic receptors for blood flow regulation in hearts with ischemic regions. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 43.
  • Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Lekven, Jon. 1982. Effects of timolol on blood flow distribution in the feline myocardium with acute regional ischaemia during controlled haemodynamic conditions. Cardiovascular Research. 16: 269-275.
  • Grong, Ketil; Stangeland, Lodve; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Lekven, Jon. 1981. Effect of timolol on blood flow distribution in the myocardium during acute regional ischaemia in cats. Cardiovascular Research. 18: 430-435.
  • Stangeland, Lodve; Grong, Ketil; Andersen, Knut Sverre; Lekven, Jon. 1981. Effect of practolol on blood flow distribution in the myocardium during acute regional ischaemia in cats. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 41: 757-762.
Reports and theses
  • Grong, Ketil. 1985. Myocardial ischaemia : regional blood flow, metabolic, and morphological correlates with special emphasis on beta- adrenergic blockade.
Book sections
  • Grong, Ketil; Westby, Jørgen. 1990. The importance of alpha-blockade during acute ischaemia. 31, pages 382-393. In:
    • Thygesen, K; Kjekshus, Jon. 1990. Myocardial Ischaemia.

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