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Sadettin Karacagil

M.D., PhD

Född i Ankara 1957. Han utbildades från Ankara University Medical Faculty i 1981 och avslutade sitt spesialistutbilning i allmän kirurgi 1986 vid samma fakultet. Han arbetade som en “vascular fellow” i Charing Cross Hospital i London 1984-1985. Han arbetade som kärlkirurg i Uppsala universitetssjukhus / Sverige mellan 1986-2000. Han tog doktorsexamen 1990 och docent i 1992 och fungerade som handledare för 4 doktorander i Uppsala universitet. Han startade en oberoende kärlkirurgisk avdelning i Västerås år 2000 och fungerade som chef för den avdelningen till 2006. Han byggde den kärlkirurgiska avdelningen i Istanbul Surgical Hospital i 2006. Han öppnade en privatklinik 2011 i Istanbul. 

Curriculum vitae

SOCIAL
Gift, har två barn, talar flytande turkiska, svenska, engelska. Hans hobbyer är metallskulptur, fotografi, målning, historia och musik. 
UTBILDNING
Grundläggande utbildning
Ankara Aydinlikevler grundskola (1964-1969)
Ankara College (gymnasium 1969-1974)
Ankara University Medical School (1974-1981)
Postdoktoral utbildning
Kirurgi - Ankara Universitetssjukhus (1981-1984)
Vascular fellow-Charing Cross Hospital / London (1984-1985)
Chief resident / Kirurgi -Ankara University Hospital (1985-1986)
Kärlkiriug - Uppsala Universitetssjukhus (1986-1990)
Diplom
Turkisk allmankirurgi
Svensk karlkirurgi
Akademisk
PhD-disputation / Uppsala universitet (1990)
Docent-kirurgi / Uppsala universitet (1992)
 
JOBB
  • Kirurg -Ankara Universitetssjukhus / Turkiet (1981-1986)
  • Kärlkirurg - Uppsala Universitetssjukhus / Sverige (1986-1994)
  • Överläkare - Uppsala Universitetssjukhus / Sverige (1994-2001)
  • Överläkare -Västerås sjukhus / Sverige (2001-2006)
  • Kärlkirurg / Istanbul surgical hospital / Turkiet (2006-2011)
  • Privatläkare- 2011- närvarande 
KLINISK ERFARANHET
Kirurgisk erfarenhet
Utföradet över 700 allmänna kirurgiska och 4000 större kärlskirurgiska operationer och över 4000 åderbråckskirurgi.

Arteriell kirurgi: Karotiskirurgi (endarterektomi och bypass), asendan aorta-cervikalartär-bypass, extra-anatomisk bypass i nacken, övre extremitet bypass, transplantation, alla typer av thoracoabdominal aortakirurgi, njurartärkirurgi och mesenteriellartärkirurgi, pararenal och infrarenal aortaaneurysm kirurgi, kirurgi för aorto-iliac ocklusiv sjukdom, kirurgiska rekonstruktioner för infekterade aortagrafter och aorto-enteriska fistlar, infrainguinal bypasskirurgi (femoropopliteal, tibial och pedal bypass och användning av distal av fistel / Miller cuff), olika embolektomier och trombektomier.

Venös kirurgi: Rekonstruktion av portalvenen, porta-kaval shunt, vena cavagraft, kavaltrombektomi, venös trombektomi i nedre extremiteten, femoro-femoral venös cross over bypass, venös klafftransplantation, valvuloplasty, åderbråckskirurgi.
Olika: Thoracic outlet syndrom (rib resection), accesskirurgi och EVAR

Ultraljudserfarenhet
Etablering av icke-invasivt vaskulärt laboratorium i Uppsala universitetssjukhus (1990) och i Central Hospital-Västerås (2001). Utförandet (över 30 000) och tolkning (över 20 000) av arteriell och venös duplexscanning. 

UNDERVISNING
Utbildning av medicinska elever, praktikanter, st läkare, kärlsjuksköterskor och ultraljudslaboratorieassistenter.
Undervisningserfarenhet omfattar regelbundna föreläsningar och seminarier. 

ADMINISTRATION
Etablering och administrering av kärllaboratoriet på Uppsala universitetssjukhus (1990-2000) och på Västerås centralhospital (2001-2004). Chef för Kärlkirurgisk avdelning 2001 och 2003 i Västerås Central Sjukhus. Inrättade en separat kärlkirurgisk avdelning på Västerås Central Hospital 2003 och arbetade som chef till 2006. Att bygga ett speciellt kärlkirurgisk avdelning på privat Istanbul Surgical Hospital i Turkiet 2006. 
KONFERENSER / UTBILDNINGSBESÖK
Deltog i mer än 100 nationella och internationella möten (Norden, England, Skottland, USA, Holland, Belgien, Spanien, Portugal, Frankrike, Australien och Turkiet) mellan 1984 och 2017. Besökte flera Kärlkirurgiska avdelningar i USA och England.
TIDIGARE MEDLEMSKAP
  • Svenska kärlsjukdomsförening
  • European society for vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Arbetsgrupp för vaskulärbiologi / USA
  • Tidigare i editorial board av EJVES
  • FORSKNING OCH PUBLIKATONER
  • BÖCKER
  • PUBLIKATIONER
Disputation

Handledare Docent Ingvar Eriksson och Staffan Bowald (1987-1990).Distal runoff assessment in infrainguinal bypass surgery- Sadettin Karacagil ( May 1990, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Professor David Bergqvist, Sverige) 

1. Karacagil S, Almgren B, Lörelius LE, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Angiographic runoff patterns in patients undergoing lower limb revascularization. Acta Chir Scand 1989; 155:19-24.
2. Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Arterial lesions of the foot vessels in diabetic and nondiabetic patients undergoing lower limb revascularization. Eur J Vasc Surg 1989; 3:239-244.
3. Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bergström R, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Postoperative predictive value of a new method of intra-operative angiographic assessment of runoff in femoropopliteal bypass grafting. J Vasc Surg 1989; 10:400-407.
4. Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. A new method of angiographic runoff evaluation in femorodistal reconstructions: significant correlation with early graft patency.Arch Surg 1990; 125:1055-8.
5. Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Angiographic criteria for prediction of early graft failure of secondary infrainguinal bypass surgery. J Vasc Surg 1990; 12:131-8.
6. Karacagil S, Bayazit M, Bowald S, Almgren B, Eriksson I. A simple infusion method for measurement of intraoperative peripheral vascular runoff resistance. Surgery 1991; 109:627-32.

Handledare

Avhandling I. Spinal cord oxygenation during thoracic aortic clamping in pigs by Anders Hellberg (May 2000, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Professor Hazim Safi, USA) 

1. Christiansson L, Hellberg A, Koga I, Thelin S, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. A new method of intrathecal PO2,PCO2 and pH measurements for continuous monitoring of spinal cord ischemia during thoracic aortic clamping in pigs. Surgery 2000;127:571-576.
2. Hellberg A, Christianson L, Ulus AT, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. A prolonged spinal cord ischaemia model in pigs. Passive shunting offers stable central hemodynaemics during aortic occlusion. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;19:318-23.
3. Hellberg A, Koga I, Christiansson L, Stiernström H, Wiklund L, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Influence of segmental spinal cord perfusion on intrathecal oxygen tension on experimental thoracic aortic crossclamping. J Vasc Surg 2000;31:164-70.
4. Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Christiansson L, Bergqvist D, Thelin S, Karacagil S. Influence of low proximal aortic pressure on spinal cord oxygenation in experimental thoracic aortic occlusion. J Cardiovasc Surg 2001;42:227-31.
5. Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Christiansson L, Westman J, Leppänen O, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during experimental aortic occlusion predicts ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001; 121: 316-23. 

Avhandling II- Spinal cord ischemia. An experimental study of the spinal cord blood supply and peroperative ischemia detection by a new method of intrathecal monitoring by Lennart Christiansson (May 2000, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Professor Wilhelm Sandman-Tyskland)

1. Christiansson L, Hellberg A, Koga I, Thelin S, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. A new method of intrathecal PO2,PCO2 and pH measurements for continuous monitoring of spinal cord ischemia during thoracic aortic clamping in pigs. Surgery 2000;127:571-576.
2. Christiansson L, Hellberg A, Svensson BA, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Relationship between intrathecal oxygen tension and ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord during experimental aortic clamping. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000; 19:413-420.
3. Christiansson L, Ulus AT, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Aspects of the spinal cord circulation as assessed by intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during various arterial interruptions in the pig. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001; 121: 762-72.
4. Christiansson L, Ulus AT, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Increased FiO2 improves intrathecal oxygenation during thoracic aortic cross-clamping in pigs. Scand Cardiovasc J 2000; 35:147-50.
5. Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Christiansson L, Westman J, Leppänen O, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during experimental aortic occlusion predicts ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001; 121: 316-23.

Avhandling III- The role of duplex scanning in the management of carotid artery disease by Karl Logason (May 2001, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Docent Thomas Mätzch, Sverige)

1. Logason K, Karacagil S, Ulus AT, Boström A, Hårdemark HG. The impact of different spectral Doppler criteria on the proportion of high grade internal carotid artery stenosis in patients undergoing duplex scanning. Angiology 2002; 53:297-301.
2. Logason K, Bärlin T, Jonsson ML, Boström A, Hårdemark HG, Karacagil S. The importance of Doppler angle of insonation on differentiation between 50-69 % and 70-99 % carotid artery stenosis. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2001;21:311-3.
3. Logason K, Karacagil S, Hårdemark HG, Boström A, Hellberg A, Ljungman C. Carotid artery endarterectomy solely based on duplex scan findings. Vasc Surg 2002; 36:9-15.
4. Logason K, Karacagil S, Boström A, Hårdemark HG, Bergqvist D. Early postoperative duplex scanning after carotid artery endarterectomy. J Vasc Invest 1998; 4:147-149.
5. Logason K, Hårdemark HG, Bärlin T, Ahlström H, Berqgvist D, Karacagil S,. Duplex scan findings in patients with spontaneous cervical artery dissection. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002; 23:295-8.

Avhandling IV- The impact of duplex scanning in the management of chronic lower limb arterial disease by Annika Boström (May 2001, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Professor Lars Norgren, Sverige).

1. Boström A, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Ljungman C, Logason K, Östholm G. Surgical reconstruction without preoperative angiography in patients with aorto-iliac occlusive disease. Ann Vasc Surg 2002; 16:273-8.
2. Boström A, Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Ljungman C, Nyman C, Logason K Hellberg A Selection of patients with lower limb arterial occlusive disease for endovascular treatment of the iliac arteries with duplex scanning. Vasc Surg 2002;35:437-442.
3. Boström A, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Logason K, Bärlin T, Östholm G. Duplex scanning as the sole preoperative imaging method for infrainguinal arterial surgery.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002; 23: 140-5.
4. Boström A, Karacagil S, Jonsson ML, Andren B, Östholm G. Redo surgery without preoperative angiography in limbs with patent infrainguinal bypass grafts.Vasc Surg 2002;16:273-278.
5. Boström A, Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Hellberg A, Andren B, Ljungman C, Logason K, Östholm G. Selection of patients with infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty by duplex scanning. Acta Radiol 2002; 43:391-45.

Thesis V- Infrainguinal percutenous transluminal angioplasty in limbs with severe arterial insufficiency by Anne-Marie Löfberg (Oktober 2001, Uppsala Universitet, opponent Docent Wojciech Cwikiel, Sverige)

1. Löfberg AM, Karacagil S, Ljungman C, Westman B, Boström A, Hellberg A, Östholm G. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the femoropopliteal arteries in limbs with chronic critical lower limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg 2001; 34:114-21.
2. Löfberg AM, Lörelius LE, Karacagil S, Westman B, Almgren B, Bergqvist D. The use of below-knee percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in arterial occlusive disease causing chronic critical ischemia. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 1996;19:317-22.
3. Löfberg AM, Ljungman C, Ulus AT, Boström A, Hellberg A, Karacagil S. Distal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty through infrainguinal bypass grafts. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002: 23:212-9.
4. Löfberg AM, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Boström A, Ljungman C, Östholm G. The role of duplex scanning in the selection of patients with critical lower limb ischemia for infrainguinal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2001 Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol.2001;24:229-32.

5. Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Granbo A, Lörelius LE, Bergqvist D. Value of duplex scanning in evaluation of crural and foot arteries in limbs with severe lower limb ischaemia- a prospective comparison with angiography. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:300-3. 

Multi-center national studier

1. The effect of iloprost on graft patency after femorocrural bypass surgery Caprie.
2. Clopidogrel vs Aspirin in patients at risk of ischemic events
3. BR1 in Doppler investigation of abdominal, renal, cerebral, carotid and peripheral arteries and of the portal circulation
4. Oral iloprost in patients with subcritical and critical lower limb ischemia
5. Echo-enhanced MR angiography of the renal and iliac arteries
6. Charisma - Clopidogrel for high atherothrombotic risk and ischemic stabilization, management and avoidance
7. Hemaport 605 -intermittent arteriovenous dialysis system 
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Lörelius LE. Imaging for renovascular hypertension:the value of duplex against angiography. Edited by RM Greenhalg. Imaging for Vascular Surgeons, WB Saunders,1995.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Lindblad B. Is there a evidence in favor of vein graft surveillance ? A randomized trial. Edited by RM Greenhalgh. Trials and Tribulations in Vascular Surgery, WB Saunders, 1996.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Reporting standards for long-term results of vascular and endovascular surgery. Edited by Alan Branchereau and Michael Jacobs. Futura publ, 1997.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Löfberg AM. Is balloon angioplasty below the knee joint wise ? Edited by RM Greenhalgh. Indications in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, WB Saunders, 1998.
  • Peripheral Vascular disorders. Investigation and surgical intervention (in Swedish). David Bergqvist, Sadettin Karacagil. Studentlitteratur, 1998.
  • Bergqvist D, Ettles D, Karacagil S, Ljungman C, Löfberg AM, Ulus AT. Is run-off percutaneous transluminal angioplasty worthwhile ?. Edited by RM Greenhalgh, JT Powel and AW Mitchell. Vascular and Endovascular Opportunities, WB Saunders,2000.
  • Karacagil S, Bergqvist D. Duplexundersökning av arteriella grafter. Duplexundersökning av artärer i buken. T Jogestrand, S Rosfors (red). Klinisk fysiologisk kärldiagnostik. Studentlitteratur, 2002.
Published original articles
  • Karacagil S,Eriksson I. Entrapment of the axillary artery by anomalous muscle. Case report. Acta Chir Scand 1987; 153:633-4.
  • Eriksson I, Bowald S, Karacagil S. Surgical treatment of pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Int Angiol 1988;7:7-13.
  • Poskitt KR, Irwin JT, Lane IF, Karacagil S, McCollum CN. Pulmonary microembolization in experimental aortic surgery. Br J Surg 1988;75:1207-11.
  • Karacagil S, Nybacka O, Almgren B. Saphenous vein in infrainguinal bypass. Br J Surg 1989; 76:928.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Lörelius LE, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Angiographic runoff patterns in patients undergoing lower limb revascularization. Acta Chir Scand 1989;155:19-24.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Arterial lesions of the foot vessels in diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing lower limb revascularization. Eur J Vasc Surg 1989;3:239-44.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bergström R, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Postoperative predictive value of a new method of intraoperative angiographic assessment of runoff in femoropopliteal bypass grafting. J Vasc Surg 1989;10:400-7.
  • Almgren B, Karacagil S, Nybacka O. Arteriovenous fistula following transfemoral angiography. Aust N Z J Surg 1990;60:549-50.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. A new method of angiographic runoff evaluation in femorodistal reconstrcutions: significant correlation with early graft patency. Arch Surg 1990;125:1055-8.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Angiographic criteria for prediction of early graft failure of secondary infrainguinal bypass surgery. J Vasc Surg 1990;12:131-8.
  • Almgren B, Karacagil S. Non-atherosclerotic true aneurysm formation in a femoro-popliteal saphenous vein graft. Eur J Vasc Surg 1990;4:651-3.
  • Almgren B, Karacagil S, Nybacka O. Arterial thrombosis due to idipathic superficial femoral arteriovenous fistula:case report. Vasc Surg 1990;24:602-5.
  • Karacagil S, Bayazit M, Bowald S, Almgren B, Eriksson I. A simple infusion method for measurement of intraoperative peripheral vascular runoff resistance. Surgery 1991; 109:627-32.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Eriksson I. Bypass grafting to the popliteal artery in limbs with occluded crural arteries. Am J Surg 1991;162:19-23.
  • Malm T, Bowald S, Karacagil S, Bylock A,Busch C. A new biodegradable patch closure of atrial septal defect. An experimental study. Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1992;26:9-14.
  • Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Almgren B, Granbo A, Jonsson ML, Lörelius LE, Bergqvist D. Duplex ultrasound scanning for diagnosis of aortoiliac and femoropopliteal arterial disease. Vasa 1994;23:325-9.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Femoral artery disease. Lancet 1994;343:773-8.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Olsson A. Angiography and carotid surgery. Läkartidningen 1994;91:1803-4.
  • Karacagil S, Granbo A, Almgren B, Ljungman C, Bergqvist D. The effect of postocclusion reactive hyperaemia, papaverin and nifedipine on duplex derived haemodynamic parameters of infrainguinal bypass grafts. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1995; 9:107-11.
  • Hierton T, Karacagil S, Bergqvist D. Long-term follow-up of autologous vein grafts. 40 years after reconstruction for cystic adventitial disease. Vasa 1995;24:250-2.
  • Karacagil S, Narbani A, Almgren B, Bowald S, Bergqvist D. Modified vein cuff technique for distal polytetrafluoroethylene graft anastomosis. How we do it. Eur J Surg 1995;161:47-8.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bowald S, Bergqvist D. Comparative analysis of patency, limb salvage and survival in diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass surgery. Diabet Med 1995;12:537-41.
  • Karacagil S, Granbo A, Jonsson ML, Bergqvist D. Arterial surgery of the extremities without angiography. A simpler preoperative survey with color Doppler. Läkartidningen 1995;92:3692-3.
  • Karacagil S, Bergqvist D.Reevaluation of duplex criteria for diagnosis of high grade carotid artery stenosis: when do we need angiography and when can we operate without angiography. Int Angiol 1995;14:410-4.
  • Karacagil S, Granbo A, Jonsson ML, Almgren B, Bergqvist D. A modified technique of ultrasonic triplex scanning of the lower extremity arteries. Ups J Med Sci 1996;101:113-20.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B, Bergqvist D. Patterns of atherosclerotic occlusive disease of lower leg and pedal arteries in hypertensive patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass procedures. Int Angiol 1996;15:57-60.
  • Bergqvist D, Björkman H, Bolin T, Dalman P, Elfström J, Forsberg O, Johansen L, Karacagil S, Karlqvist PA, Länne T, Plate G, Ribbe E, Spangen L, Stenbaek J, Thomsen M, Wiklund B, Angquist KA. Secondary aortoenteric fistulae-changes from 1973 to 1993. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;11:425-8.
  • Löfberg AM, Lörelius LE, Karacagil S, Westman B, Almgren B, Bergqvist D. The use of below-knee percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in arterial occlusive disease causing chronic critical ischemia. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 1996;19:317-22.
  • Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Granbo A, Lörelius LE, Bergqvist D. Value of duplex scanning in evaluation of crural and foot arteries in limbs with severe lower limb ischaemia- a prospective comparison with angiography. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:300-3.
  • Caprie steering committe. A randomised, blinded, trial of clopidogrel versus aspirin in patients at risk of ischaemic events (CAPRIE). Lancet 1996; 348: 1329-1339.
  • Karacagil S, Almgren B,Bergqvist D. Outcome of infrainguinal arterial bypass grafting in limbs with postthrombotic syndrome. Clin Appl Thrombosis/Hemostasis 1996; 2:192-195.
  • Karacagil S, Holmberg A, Narbani A, Eriksson I, Bergqvist D. Composite polytetraethylene/vein bypass grafts: conventional distal vein segment or vein cuff?. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:337-41.
  • Karacagil S, Hårdemark HG, Berqgvist D. Spontaneous internal caortid artery dissection. Review. Int Angiol 1996;15:291-4.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Early thrombosis and late stenosis:The clinical reality. Prog Appl Microcirc 1996; 22:89-97.
  • The Iloprost Bypass International Study Group. Effects of perioperative iloprost on patency of femorodistal bypass grafts. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;12:363-71.
  • Karacagil S, Bowald S, Almgren B, Bergqvist D. Influence of twist on vein and PTFE graft hemodynamics: an ex vivo experimental study. Panminerva Med 1997;39:95-9.
  • Bergqvist D, Berggren AL, Björck M, Boström A, Karacagil S. Acupuncture can cause vascular injury. Läkartidningen 1998;95:180-1.
  • Christiansson L, Karacagil S, Thelin S, Hellberg A, Tyden H, Wiklund L, Bergqvist D. Continuous monitoring of intrathecal pO2, pCO2 and pH during surgical replacement of type II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1998;15:78-81.
  • Eklöf H, Smedby O, Ljungman C, Karacagil S, Bergqvist D, Ahlström H. 2D inflow MR angiography in severe chronic leg ischemia. Acta Radiol 1998;39:663-8.
  • Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Westman B. Paediatric arterial trauma. Eur J Surg 1998;164:723-31.
  • Karacagil S, Bergqvist D. Lower extremity arterial reconstructions based on duplex scanning without preoperative angiography. J Vasc Invest 1998; 4: 99-102.
  • Karacagil S, Bergqvist D. Incidental early postoperative detection of acute thrombosis at the site of carotid artery endarterectomy by duplex scanning: successful removal of intra- and extracerebral thrombus. J Vasc Invest 1998; 4:197-198.
  • Bergqvist D, Apelqvist J, Jorneskog G, Karacagil S, Swedenborg J. Clinical assessment of critical ischemia is always to be done prior to amputation. Läkartidningen 1999;96:727-9.
  • Karacagil S, Holmberg A, Westman B, Bergqvist D. Aortic stump dehiscence resulting in false aneurysm after removal of infected aortic graft- surgical repair with fascia lata does not guarantee healing. Angiology and Vascular surgery 1999; 5: 2: 120-122.
  • Karacagil S, Thelin S, Grewal P, Bergqvist D. Type IV thorac-abdominal aortic aneurysm complicated by an aorto-enteric fistula due to previous infrarenal aortic graft. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1999;17:268-70.
  • Thelin S, Karacagil S, Grewal P, Oxelbark S, Bergqvist D. Surgical repair of type B aortic dissection complicated by early postoperative lung vein and artery thrombosis. Scand Cardiovasc J 1999;33:248-9.
  • Christiansson L, Hellberg A, Koga I, Thelin S, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. A new method of intrathecal PO2,PCO2 and pH measurements for continuous monitoring of spinal cord ischemia during thoracic aortic clamping in pigs. Surgery 2000;127:571-576.
  • Hellberg A, Koga I, Christiansson L, Stiernström H, Wiklund L, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Influence of segmental spinal cord perfusion on intrathecal oxygen tension on experimental thoracic aortic crossclamping. J Vasc Surg 2000;31:164-70.
  • Karacagil S, Thelin S, Nilsson L, Ahlström H, Bergqvist D. A long distal prosthetic bypass grafting from descending aorta to distal peroneal artery. Sometimes it works ! Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;19:92-3.
  • Hellberg A, Christianson L, Ulus AT, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. A prolonged spinal cord ischaemia model in pigs. Pasive shunting offers stable central hemodynaemics during aortic occlusion. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;19:318-23.
  • Christiansson L, Hellberg A, Svensson BA, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Relationship between intrathecal oxygen tension and ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord during experimental aortic clamping. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000; 19:413-420.
  • Ulus AT, Tutun U, Zorlu F, Can C, Apaydin N, Karacagil S, Katircioglu SF,Bayazit M.Prevention of intimal hyperplasia by single-dose pre-insertion external radiation in canine-vein interposition grafts. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2000;19:456-60.
  • Wikstrom J, Holmberg A, Johansson L, Lofberg AM, Smedby O, Karacagil S, Ahlstrom H. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography, digital subtraction angiography and duplex of the iliac arteries compared with intra-arterial pressure gradient measurements. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;19:516-23.
  • Karacagil S, Ljungman C, Boström A, Hellberg A. Anastomotic rupture at the site of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and distal vein cuff of femoropopliteal bypass. Two case reports. Upsala J Med Sci 2000 :105;245-248.
  • Demirer S, Sengul N, Yerdel MA, Tuzuner A, Ulus AT, Gurler A, Bergqvist D, Siegbahn A, Karacagil S. Haemostasis in patients with Behcet's disease. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;19:570-4.
  • Ljungman C, Ulus AT, Almgren B, Bergstrom R, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. A multivariate analysis of factors affecting patency of femoropopliteal and femorodistal bypass grafting. Vasa 2000; 29:215-20.
  • Hellman P, Andersson M, Rastad J, Juhlin C, Karacagil S, Eriksson B, Skogseid B, Akerstrom G. Surgical strategy for large or malignant endocrine pancreatic tumors. World J Surg 2000;24:1353-60.
  • Ohrvall U, Eriksson B, Juhlin C, Karacagil S, Rastad J, Hellman P, Akerstrom G. Method for dissection of mesenteric metastases in mid-gut carcinoid tumors. World J Surg 2000; 24:1402-8.
  • Karacagil S, Thelin S, Ljungman C, Bostrom A, Hellberg A, Logason K, Ahlstrom H. Extra-anatomic bypass from the ascending aorta for treatment of critical lower limb ischaemia. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;20:579-580.
  • Westling A, Boström A, Gustavsson S, Karacagil S, Bergqvist D. Lower limb deep venous incompetence is rare in patients undergoing obesity surgery. Phlebology 2000;15:30-32.
  • Christiansson L, Ulus AT, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Increased FiO2 improves intrathecal oxygenation during thoracic aortic cross-clamping in pigs. Scand Cardiovasc J 2000; 34:1-4.
  • Ulus AT, Ljungman C, Almgren B, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. The influence of distal runoff on patency of infrainguinal vein bypass grafts. Vasc Surg 2001; 35:31-35.
  • Christiansson L, Ulus AT, Hellberg A, Bergqvist D, Wiklund L, Karacagil S. Aspects of the spinal cord circulation as assessed by intrathecal oxygen tension monitoring during various arterial interruptions in the pig. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001; 121 :762-72.
  • Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Christiansson L, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Influence of low proximal aortic pressure on spinal cord oxygenation in experimental thoracic aortic occlusion. J Cardiovasc Surg 2001;42:227-31.
  • Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Christiansson L, Westman J, Leppänen O, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S. Monitoring of intrathecal oxygen tension during experimental aortic occlusion predicts ultrastructural changes in the spinal cord. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001; 121.
  • Bergqvist D, Boström A, Karacagil S , Ljungman C, Nyman R, Pärsson H. A new collateral pathway in a patient with renal artery occlusion. Eur J Endovasc Vasc Surg 2001; 21: 187-8.
  • Karacagil S, Boström A, Bergqvist D. Floating nonocclusive thrombus in the common femoral artery detected by duplex scanning after removal of the arterial catheter. J Pediat Surg 2001;36:524-5.
  • Löfberg AM, Karacagil S, Ljungman C, Westman B, Boström A, Hellberg A, Östholm G. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the femoropopliteal arteries in limbs with chronic critical lower limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg 2001; 34:114-21.
  • Basu S, Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Westman J, Karacagil S. Biomarkers of free radical injury during spinal cord ischemia. FEBS Lett. 2001;508(1):36-8.
  • Löfberg AM, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Boström A, Ljungman C, Östholm G. The role of duplex scanning in the selection of patients with critical lower-limb ischemia for infrainguinal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2001; 24:229-32.
  • Logason K, Bärlin T, Jonsson ML, Boström A, Hårdemark HG, Karacagil S. The importance of Doppler angle of insonation on differentiation between 50-69 % and 70-99 % carotid artery stenosis. Eur J Endovasc Vasc Surg 2001;21:311-3.
  • Logason K, Ulus AT, Bergqvist D, Ljungman C, Karacagil S. Acute occlusion of the distal popliteal artery due to osteochondroma of the fibula: a case report and review of the literature. EJVES extra 2001; 1; 1-3. Logason K, Karacagil S, Hårdemark HG, Bärlin T, Ahlström H. Duplex scan findings in patients with spontaneous cervical artery dissection. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002; 23:295-8.
  • Boström A, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Ljungman C, Logason K, Östholm G. Surgical reconstruction without preoperative angiography in patients with aorto-iliac occlusive disease Ann Vasc Surg 2002; 16:273-8.
  • Boström A, Karacagil S, Hellberg A, Logason K, Bärlin T, Östholm G. Duplex scanning as the sole preoperative imaging method for infrainguinal arterial surgery.Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002; 23: 140-5.
  • Sherif A, Karacagil S, Magnusson A, Nyman R, Norlen BJ, Bergqvist D. Endovascular approach to treating secondary arterioureteral fistula. Scand J Urol Nephrol 2002; 36: 80-2.
  • Westling A, Bergqvist D, Boström A, Karacagil S, Gustavsson S. Incidence of deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing obesity surgery. World J Surg 2002; 26:470-3.
  • Löfberg AM, Ljungman C, Ulus AT, Boström A, Hellberg A, Karacagil S. Distal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty through infrainguinal bypass grafts. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002: 23:212.
  • Logason K, Karacagil S, Ulus AT, Hårdemark HG. The impact of different spectral Doppler criteria on the proportion of high-grade internal carotid artery stenosis in patients undergoing duplex scanning. Angiology 2002; 53: 297-301.
  • Boström A, Karacagil S, Löfberg AM, Ljungman C, Nyman R, Logason K, Hellberg A. Selection of patients with lower limb arterial occlusive disease for endovascular treatment of the iliac arteries with duplex scanning. Vasc Surg 2002;35:437-442.
  • Logason K, Karacagil S, Hårdemark HG, Boström A, Hellberg A, Ljungman C. Carotid artery endarterectomy solely based on duplex scan findings. Vasc Surg 2002; 36:9-15.
  • Wikström J, Johansson LO,Rositti S, Karacagil S, Ahlström H. High resolution carotid artery MRA. Acta Radiol 2002; 43;256-61.
  • Boström A, Karacagil S, Löfberg ML, Hellberg A, Andren B, Ljungman C, Logason K, Östholm G. Selection of patients with infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty by duplex scanning. Acta Radiol 2002; 43:391-45.
  • Boström A, Karacagil S, Jonsson ML, Andren B, Östholm G. Redo surgery without preoperative angiography in limbs with patent infrainguinal bypass grafts.Vasc Surg 2002;16:273-278.
  • Wikström J, Johansson L, Karacagil S, Ahlstrom H. The importance of adjusting for differences in proximal and distal contrast bolus arrival times in contrast- enhanced iliac artery magnetic resonance angiography. Eur Radiol 2003; 13: 957-63.
  • Eklöf H, Ahlström H, Boström-Ardin A, Bergqvist D, Karacagil S, Andren B, Nyman R. Renal artery stenosis evaluated with magnetic resonance angiography using intrarenal pressure gradient as the standard of reference. A multireader study. Acta Radiol 2005; 46(8):802-9.
  • Sidhu PS, Allan P, Cattin F, Cosgrove DO, Davies AH, Karacagil S, Legemate DA, Langholz J, Martegani A, Pezzoli C, Llull JB, Spinazzi A. A multicentre evaluation of the efficacy of the microbubble ultrasound contrast agent, SonoVue, in the assessment of peripheral and carotid arteries using color and spectral Doppler ultrasound. Br J Radiol 2006; 79(937):44-51.
  • Wikström J, Johansson L, Karacagil S, Ahlström H. MRI assessment of flow curve changes distal to iliac artery stenosis. Acta Radiol 2007; 48(4):422-30. 89.
  • Ulus AT, Hellberg A, Ulus F, Karacagil S. Effect of central venous pressure on spinal cord oxygenation. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2009 Jan;17(1):46-53. 90.
  • Ulus F, Hellberg A, Ulus AT, Karacagil S. Alterations in cerebrospinal fluid PO(2), PCO(2), and pH measurements during and after experimental thoracic aortic cross-clamping. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;23(1):122-7.