Copenheart UK

Scientific Communication

The scientific results from the CopenHeart project is published in peer-review articles, scientific speeches and poster presentations. Furthermore, all dissertations and reports from the CopenHeart study will be listed on the website.

The website is homepage is updated frequently with lasted published work

 

Scientific publications 


2015
Sibilitz KL et al. High readmission rate after heart valve surgery: A nationwide cohort study. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 11;189:96-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.078. [Epub ahead of print]. Link to abstract 


2014

Risom SS et al. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with atrial fibrillation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011197 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD01119. Link to abstract

Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Anxiety Predicts Mortality in ICD Patients: Results from the Cross-Sectional National CopenheartICD Survey with Register Follow-Up. PACE. 2014. 
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Clinical Effects and Implications of Cardiac Rehabilitation for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients: A Mixed-Methods Approach Embedding Data From the Copenhagen Outpatient ProgrammE-Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Randomized Clinical Trial With Qualitative Data. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Jul 22. 
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Hansen TB et al. Availability of, referral to and participation in exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation after heart valve surgery: Results from the national CopenHeart survey. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2014 May 23. pii: 2047487314536364. [Epub ahead of print].
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Hansen TB et al. Self-reported health-related quality of life predicts 5-year mortality and hospital readmissions in patients with ischaemic heart disease. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2014 May 12 [Epub ahead of print]. 
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Rasmussen T et al. Insufficient Living: Experiences of Recovery After Infective Endocarditis. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Apr 2. 
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation improves outcome for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Findings from the COPE-ICD randomised clinical trial. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print]. 
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Emotions and Health: Findings From a Randomized Clinical Trial on Psychoeducational Nursing to Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]. 
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2013
Sibilitz KL et al. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults after heart valve surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010876. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010876. Link to free access-article 

Versteeg H et al. Depression, not anxiety, is independently associated with 5-year hospitalizations and mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease. J Psychosom Res. 2013 Dec;75(6):518–25. 
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Hoogwegt MT et al. Exercise mediates the association between positive affect and 5-year mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):559–66. 
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Johansen PP et al. The CopenHeartSF trial--comprehensive sexual rehabilitation programme for male patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator or ischaemic heart disease and impaired sexual function: protocol of a randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open. 2013;3(11). 
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Patient experiences of recovery after heart valve replacement: suffering weakness, struggling to resume normality. BMC Nurs. 2013 Sep 26;12(1):23. 
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Sibilitz KL et al. Effect of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation after heart valve surgery (CopenHeartVR): study protocol for a randomised clinical trial. Trials.2013, DOI: 10.1186/1468-6708-14-104. 
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Phantom shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: results from a randomized rehabilitation trial (COPE-ICD). EuroPace doi:10.1093/europace/eut087. 
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Risom SS et al. The effect of integrated cardiac rehabilitation versus treatment as usual for atrial fibrillation patients treated with ablation: the randomised CopenHeartRFA trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2013 Feb 20;3(2). doi:pii: e00237.
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Kikkenborg Berg S et al. Sexual concerns and practices after ICD implantation: findings of the COPE-ICD rehabilitation trial. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2013 Jan 8 [Epub ahead of print]. 
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2012
Rasmussen T et al. A randomised clinical trial of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care for patients treated for infective endocarditis-the CopenHeartIE trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2012 Nov 21;2(6). pii: e001929. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001929. Link til free access-article


2011
Kikkenborg Berg S. et al. COPE-ICD: A randomised clinical trial studying the effects and meaning of a comprehensive rehabilitation programme for ICD recipients -design, intervention and population. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2011 Jun 17;11:33. Link til free access-article

Kikkenborg Berg S. et al. COPE-ICD: Patient experience of participation in an ICD specific rehabilitation programme. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2011 Apr 22. 
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Zwisler AD et al. Can level of education, accreditation and use of databases in cardiac rehabilitation be improved? Results from the European Cardiac Rehabilitation Inventory Survey. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2012 Apr;19(2):143–50. 
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Kornerup H et al. No association between anxiety and depression and adverse clinical outcome among patients with cardiovascular disease: findings from the DANREHAB trial. J Psychosom Res. 2011 Oct;71(4):207–14. 
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