Robert Edfors

Affiliated to research

About me

PhD, specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. Research interest in renal dysfunction and ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, invasive coronary intervention and biomarkers.

Research description



SWEDEHEART-1-year data show no benefit of newer generation drug-eluting stents over bare-metal stents in patients with severe kidney dysfunction following percutaneous coronary intervention.

Edfors R, James S, Szummer K, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Faxén J, Persson J, Spaak J, Varenhorst C, Jernberg T, Lagerqvist B.

Coron Artery Dis. 2020 Jan;31(1):49-58. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000814.


Outcomes in patients treated with ticagrelor versus clopidogrel after acute myocardial infarction stratified by renal function.

Edfors R, Sahlén A, Szummer K, Renlund H, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Spaak J, James SK, Lagerqvist B, Varenhorst C, Jernberg T.

Heart. 2018 Oct;104(19):1575-1582. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312436. Epub 2018 Mar 24.


Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in Myocardial Infarction Patients With Renal Dysfunction.

Evans M, Carrero JJ, Szummer K, Åkerblom A, Edfors R, Spaak J, Jacobson SH, Andell P, Lindhagen L, Jernberg T.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Apr 12;67(14):1687-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.01.050.


Renal function is associated with long-term outcomes independent of degree of atherosclerosis: 6-year data from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry.

Edfors R, Szummer K, Evans M, Carrero JJ, Spaak J, James S, Lagerqvist B, Jernberg T.

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2016 Apr 1;2(2):91-98. doi: 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcv029.


Association between the use of fondaparinux vs low-molecular-weight heparin and clinical outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

Szummer K, Oldgren J, Lindhagen L, Carrero JJ, Evans M, Spaak J, Edfors R, Jacobson SH, Andell P, Wallentin L, Jernberg T.

JAMA. 2015 Feb 17;313(7):707-16. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.517.


Warfarin, kidney dysfunction, and outcomes following acute myocardial infarction in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Carrero JJ, Evans M, Szummer K, Spaak J, Lindhagen L, Edfors R, Stenvinkel P, Jacobson SH, Jernberg T.

JAMA. 2014 Mar 5;311(9):919-28. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.1334.


Tilt table testing in patients with suspected epilepsy.

Edfors R, Erdal J, A-Rogvi-Hansen B.

Acta Neurol Scand. 2008 May;117(5):354-8. Epub 2007 Dec 12.


[A case of tularemia in a Danish hunter].

Edfors R, Smith B, Lillebaek T.

Ugeskr Laeger. 2010 Feb 1;172(5):381-2. Danish.