Tremendous success for CCI

The worlds largest imaging congress, EuroEcho – Imaging was held from Dec. 11th to 14th, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. The congress had its 10 years anniversary and experienced a new record of 3400 participants. It was organized by the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI).

The meeting was a tremendous success for CCI and was represented with many participants from OUS.

Drs. Ida S Leren, MD, Nina E Hasselberg, MD, and Jørg Saberniak, MD won awards for best abstract in their respective classes. CCI had all together 7 abstract presentations. Dr. Nina E Hasselberg had 1 oral abstract presentation, 1 presented as moderated poster and her abstracts were presented at the congress highlight session. The other abstracts from CCI were presented as posters.

Participants from CCI had 6 invited presentations, Dr. Sebastian I Sarvari, Dr. Kristina H Haugaa and Prof. Thor Edvardsen. CCI also had numerous positions as chairmen and acting as experts in different sessions. Prof Thor Edvardsen is chair of the EACVI Scientific Committee and awarded 4 European winners of EACVI grants.

Posted by: Marianne Dec 16, 2013

Contributions by CCI employees at the American Heart Association Congress, Dallas November 16th- 20th 2013

Posted by: Marianne Nov 28, 2013

Starting October 1st 2013, Kristina Hermann Haugaa is the Center director of cardiology research of the CCI management team.

Posted by: Marianne Nov 7, 2013

A total of 23 abstract were submitted to the Norwegian Society of Cardiology (NCS) Annual meeting 2013, the evaluation committee have decided that eight of the submitted abstracts will be presented orally at the research symposium.

Two abstracts will be presented by CCI PhD-fellows:

Jørg Saberniak1, Nina E Hasselberg1, Rasmus Borgquist2, Pyotr G Platonov2, Anders G Holst3, Thor Edvardsen1, Kristina H Haugaa1.  Exercise activity increases arrhythmic risk in subjects with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

1Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet Oslo, Norway, Dept of Cardiology, Center for Cardiological Innovation, Institute for Surgical Research and University of Oslo, Norway; 2Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 3Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nina E. Hasselberg1,2,3, Kristina H. Haugaa1,2,3, Anne Brunet4, Erik Kongsgård1,2,3, Erwan Donal4, Thor Edvardsen1,2,3. Global longitudinal strain at baseline predicts ventricular arrhythmias in heart failure patients eligible for cardiac resynchronization therapy.

1Department of Cardiology and Institute for Surgical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway. 2University of Oslo, Norway. 3Center for Cardiological Innovation, Norway. 4CIC-IT 804 University Rennes-1, France.

Posted by: Marianne Oct 11, 2013


Attendance and Abstract presentations from CCI

Alexander Babic - Using LV strain analysis in CRT procedure - Poster presentation

Jørn Bersvendsen – Automatic Measurement of Aortic Annulus Diameter in 3-Dimensional Transoesophageal Echocardiography - Oral poster presentation & poster presentation

Nina Eide Hasselberg- Global longitudinal strain detects reduced exercise capacity and reduced systolic function in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction - Oral speed poster & poster presentation

Pawel Kozlowski – Improved cardiac diagnosis and treatments using holographic 3D ultrasound – Oral speed poster & poster presentation

Posted by: Marianne Oct 4, 2013

Epub ahead of print, first author: Nina Eide Hasselberg, PhD-student at CCI

Posted by: Marianne Sep 27, 2013

Poster presentations by CCI employees at the 11th Annual Center for heart Failure Research Symposium at Holmenkollen September 19th -20th 2013  

Posted by: Marianne Sep 24, 2013

Sebastian Sarvari, PhD-fellow at CCI, will defend his doctoral thesis September 18th 2013.

Time: Prøveforelesing kl 10.15 & Disputas kl 13.15.

Place: Room RH B1.1017 Seminarrom 3  - Seminarrom 3 B1.1017 RH Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20

Posted by: Marianne Sep 11, 2013

Pictures from the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Amsterdam 2013

Posted by: Marianne Sep 6, 2013
The CCI is well represented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2013 (August 31st-September 4th)
Posted by: Marianne Aug 26, 2013

Trine S. Fink Håland (MD) will start working at CCI September 1st 2013   

Posted by: Marianne Aug 19, 2013
Thor Edvardsen and Otto Smiseth contributed to the American Society of Echocardiography  (ASE) 24th Annual Scientific Session, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Posted by: Marianne Jul 19, 2013

Marit Kristine Smedsrud, PhD fellow affiliated with the CCI, completed her PhD degree this April.

Posted by: Marianne Jul 19, 2013

The Doppler-Cip 4y follow-up meeting was held at CCI’s new offices at Domus Medica, Friday May 31st.

Posted by: Marianne Jun 3, 2013
So far this year, three new PhD-students have started working on tasks related to the CCI
Posted by: Marianne May 28, 2013
Oral abstract presentation by Jørg Saberniak at Heart Rhythm Society Congress, Denver US May 8th -11th 2013.
Posted by: Marianne May 23, 2013

A delegation consisting of a journalist, a researcher and
research director of the Czech Ministry of Education visited the CCI, April 24th 2013.

Posted by: Marianne Apr 25, 2013
The CCI will contributed to the Center for Heart Failure Research (CHFR) Symposium at Holmenkollen Oslo, September 2013.
Posted by: Marianne Apr 18, 2013

Mary (Molly) Margot C. Maleckar - leder for Simula School of Research and Innovation, nominert til 'Norges mest innflytelsesrike teknologikvinne'.

Posted by: Marianne Mar 18, 2013

In january 2013, Medtronic Bakken Research Center B.V. officially joined the CCI as a research partner.

Posted by: Marianne Feb 12, 2013

Heart SFI