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Svein Færestrand

Adjunct Professor
  • E-mailSvein.Faerestrand@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 67 04
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • El-Chami, Mikhael F.; Johansen, Jens Brock; Zaidi, Amir; Færestrand, Svein; Reynolds, Dwight; García-Seara, Javier; Mansourati, Jacques; Pasquie, Jean-Luc; McElderry, Hugh Thomas; Roberts, Paul R.; Soejima, Kyoko; Strömberg, Knut; Piccini, Jonathan P. 2019. Leadless pacemaker implant in patients with pre-existing infections: Results from the Micra postapproval registry. Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 569-574.
  • Aune, Arleen; Færestrand, Svein; Hoff, Per Ivar; Schuster, Peter. 2017. Atrioventricular nodal ablation in patients with resynchronization therapy and atrial fibrillation?long term results. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 138-142.
  • Keilegavlen, Håvard; Hovstad, Thomas; Færestrand, Svein. 2016. Active fixation of a thin transvenous left-ventricular lead by a side helix facilitates targeted and stable placement in cardiac resynchronization therapy. Europace. 1235-1240.
  • Kristiansen, Hans Morten; Vollan, Gaute; Hovstad, Thomas; Keilegavlen, Håvard; Færestrand, Svein. 2012. The impact of left ventricular lead position on left ventricular reverse remodelling and improvement in mechanical dyssynchrony in cardiac resynchronization therapy. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 991-1000.
  • Kristiansen, Hans Morten; Hovstad, Thomas; Vollan, Gaute; Keilegavlen, Håvard; Færestrand, Svein. 2012. Clinical implication of right ventricular to left ventricular interlead sensed electrical delay in cardiac resynchronization therapy. Europace. 986-993.
  • Kristiansen, Hans Morten; Vollan, Gaute; Hovstad, Thomas; Keilegavlen, Håvard; Færestrand, Svein. 2012. A randomized study of haemodynamic effects and left ventricular dyssynchrony in right ventricular apical vs. high posterior septal pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy. European Journal of Heart Failure. 506-516.
  • Hagen, Ellen Merete; Færestrand, Svein; Hoff, Jana Midelfart; Rekand, Tiina; Grønning, Marit. 2011. Cardiovascular and urological dysfunction in spinal cord injury. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 71-78.
  • Keilegavlen, Håvard; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Færestrand, Svein; Fanebust, Rune; Pettersen, Reidar J; Haaverstad, Rune; Tuseth, Vegard. 2010. Treatment of cardiogenic shock with left ventricular assist device combined with cardiac resynchronization therapy: A case report. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
  • Kristiansen, Hans Morten; Færestrand, Svein. 2007. Kardial resynkroniseringsbehandling av alvorlig hjertesvikt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2226-2229.
  • Schuster, Peter Moritz; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2005. Reducing atrial tachycardia and atrial fibrillation episodes with a prevention and treatment device and tailored treatment. International Journal of Cardiology. 51-58.
  • Schuster, Peter Moritz; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen; Schouten, Vincent. 2005. Proportionality of rate response to metabolic workload provided by a rate adaptive pacemaker with automatic rate profile optimization. Europace. 54-59.
  • Schuster, Peter Moritz; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2005. Device treatment of atrial tachycardia - minor additional effect of repeating pacing sequences. International Journal of Cardiology. 10-14.
  • Schuster, Peter Moritz; Matre, Knut; Færestrand, Svein. 2005. Assessment of regional timing of left ventricular sytolic longitudinal movement by Doppler tissue synchronization imaging in structurally normal hearts. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging. 336-343.
  • Færestrand, Svein. 2004. Kardial resynkroniseringsbehandling med biventrikulær pacemaker ved<BR/>alvorlig hjertesvikt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1111-1115.
  • Matre, Knut; Kvitting, Peder; Zhou, Y.Q.; Færestrand, Svein. 2003. The effect of body weight on the degree of blood velocity profile skewness in the aortic annulus in domestic pigs. Laboratory Animals. Journal of the Laboratory Animal Science Association. 72-80.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Colour tissue velocity imaging can show resynchronisation of longitudinal left ventricular contraction pattern by biventricular pacing in patients with severe heart failure. Heart. 859-864.
  • Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2002. Alternate pacing sites for patients with tricuspid valve prostheses. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 234-238.
  • Ohm, Ole-Jørgen; Chen, Jian; Hoff, P. I.; Rossvoll, O.; Erga, K. S.; Færestrand, Svein. 2001. Radiofrekvenskateterablasjon av atrieflutter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 936-940.
  • Færestrand, Svein; Schuster, Peter; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2001. Biventrikulær pacemakerbehandling av pasienter med alvorlig hjertesvikt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 925-930.
  • Chen, Jian; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen; Hoff, P. I.; Rossvoll, O.; Erga, K. S.; Færestrand, Svein. 2001. Atrieflutter--diagnostikk og behandlingsmuligheter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 931-934.
  • 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. 424-433.
  • 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. H533-H540.
Academic lecture
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. The first atrial anttachycardia pacing sequences provide most success.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Responders to Biventricular pacing demonstrate resynchronized left ventricular movement by color tissue velocity imaging.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein. 2003. Color Tissue Velocity Imaging Demonstrates Resynchronized Left Ventricular Movement By Biventricular Pacing.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Color Doppler Imaging Can Be Used To Quantify Regional Asynchronous Left Ventricular Contraction and Relaxation Caused By Bundle Branch Block in Heart Failure Patients.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Atrial Tachycardia and Fibrillation Episodes Are Reduced By a New Antitachycardia Pacemaker During Long-term Follow-up’.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Atrial Tachycardia and Atrial Fibrillation Episodes Are Reduced By a New Antitachycardia Pacemaker.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein. 2001. VEVSDOPPLER FOR UTVELGELSE AV PASIENTER AKTUELLE FOR PACING VED HJERTESVIKT-3D ??
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2001. Reduction of the burden of supraventricular tachycardias provided by a new dual chamber pacemaker.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2001. Proportionality of rate response to metabolic workload porvided by a rate adaptive pacemaker with automatic rate profile optimization.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein. 2001. Pacemakerbehandling for å hindre og behandle arytmier. Hvor står vi i dag?
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2001. Atrial Antitachycardia Pacing for the Reduction of Burden of Supraventricular Tachycardias.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2000. Første kliniske erfaringer med AT 500.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Schuster, Peter Moritz. 2005. Restoring left ventricular synchrony in the failing heart by cardiac resynchronization pacemaker therapy: a study based on a new colour Doppler tissue imaging technique.
  • Færestrand, Svein. 1987. Hemodynamics during cardiac pacing : a study based on the noninvasive Doppler, M-mode and two-dimensional echocardio- graphic techniques and exercise testing.
Poster
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Stable treatment success of atrial antitachycardia pacing during long term follow-up.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Stable Circadian Distribution of Atrial Tachycardia.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Most Atrial Antitachycardia Pacing Success is Obtained in the first Sequences.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2003. Atrial tachycardia is even distributed over the day.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2001. Color Doppler Tissue Imaging Can Be Used To Quantify Regional Asynchronous Left Ventricular Contraction And Relaxation Caused By Bundle Branch Block in Heart Failure Patients.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2000. Nytt Pacemakersystem som registrerer, forebygger og behandler supraventrikulære takyarytmier.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2000. Long-term Reproducibility of Heart Rate Response and Metabolic Response in Symptom Limited Treadmill Exercise Testing.
  • Schuster, Peter; Færestrand, Svein; Ohm, Ole-Jørgen. 2000. Automatic rate response optimisation of heart rates during activity of daily living provided by a new cardiac pacemaker.
Academic literature review
  • Aune, Arleen; Schuster, Peter; Hoff, Per Ivar; Færestrand, Svein. 2016. AV-knuteablasjon- en undervurdert behandling? 26-30.
  • Hagen, Ellen Merete; Rekand, Tiina; Grønning, Marit; Færestrand, Svein. 2012. Cardiovascular complications of spinal cord injury. 1115-1120.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Holm, Torbjørn; Færestrand, Svein; Larsen, Alf Inge; Jønland, Kari Borgny; Gullestad, Lars; Dickstein, Kenneth; Köpp, Ulf; Sirnes, Per Anton; Tande, Pål Morten; Steen, Torkel; Kongsgård, Erik. 2014. Kardial resynkroniseringsterapi ved hjertesvikt – norske retningslinjer. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. E1-17.

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