• Feldreich T, Nowak C, Carlsson A, Östgren C-J, Nyström F, Sundström J, Carrero-Roig J-J, Leppert J, Hedberg P, Giedraitis, V, Lind L, Cordeiro A, Ärnlöv J. The association between plasma proteomics and incident cardiovascular disease identifies MMP- 12 as a promising cardiovascular risk marker in patients with chronic kidney disease. Atherosclerosis. 2020; 307: 11–15. PubMed-ID: 32702535. DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.06.013.
  • Skau E, Henriksen E, Leppert J, Wagner P, Ärnlöv J, Hedberg P. Targeted multiplex proteomics for prediction of all-cause mortality during long-term follow-up in outpatients with peripheral arterial disease. Atherosclerosis. 2020 July 06. Epub ahead of print. PubMed-ID: 32711845. DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.06.015.


  • Cederlöf ET, Johnston N, Leppert J, Hedberg P, Lindahl B, Christersson C. Do self-reported pregnancy complications add to risk evaluation in older women with established cardiovascular disease? BMC Womens Health. 2019; 19: 160. PubMed-ID: 31842885. DOI: 10.1186/s12905-019-0851-x.
  • Velders MA, , Calais F, Dahle N, Fall T, Hagström E, Leppert J, Nowak C, Tenerz Å, Ärnlöv J, Hedberg P. Cathepsin D improves the prediction of undetected diabetes in patients with myocardial infarction. Upsala J Med Sci. 2019; 124: 187–192. PubMed-ID: 31429631. DOI: 10.1080/03009734.2019.1650141.
  • Henriksen E, Selmeryd J, Hedberg P. Associations of left atrial volumes and Doppler filling indices with left atrial function in acute myocardial infarction. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2019; 39: 85–92. PubMed-ID: 29961999. DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12533.


  • Nowak C, Carlsson AC, Östgren CJ, Nyström FH, Alam M, Feldreich T, Sundström J, Carrero J-J, Leppert J, Hedberg P, Henriksen E, Cordeiro AC, Giedraitis V, Lind L, Ingelsson E, Fall T, Ärnlöv J. Multiplex proteomics for prediction of major cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia. 2018; 61: 1748–1757. PubMed-ID: 29796748. DOI: 10.1007/s00125-018-4641-z.
  • Nilsson G, Hedberg P, Leppert J, Öhrvik J. Basic anthropometric measures in acute myocardial infarction patients and individually sex- and age-matched controls from the general population. J Obesity. 2018: 3839482. PubMed-ID: 30533220. DOI: 10.1155/2018/3839482.
  • Doerstling S, Hedberg P, Öhrvik J, Leppert J, Henriksen E. Growth differentiation factor 15 in a community-based sample: age-dependent reference limits and prognostic impact. Upsala J Med Sci. 2018; 123: 86–93. PubMed-ID: 29714603. DOI: 10.1080/03009734.2018.1460427.
  • Calais F, Eriksson-Östman M, Hedberg P, Rosenblad A, Leppert J, Fröbert O. Incremental prognostic value of coronary and systemic atherosclerosis after myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2018; 261: 6–11. PubMed-ID: 29657058. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.02.035.
  • Selmeryd J, Henriksen E, Dalen H, Hedberg P. Derivation and evaluation of age-specific multivariate reference regions to aid in identification of abnormal filling patterns: the HUNT and VaMIS studies. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018; 11: 400–408. PubMed-ID: 28734926. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.04.019.
  • Hysing P, Jonason T, Leppert J, Hedberg P. Prevalence and prognostic impact of electrocardiographic abnormalities in outpatients with extracardiac artery disease. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2018; 38: 823–829. PubMed-ID: 29171136. DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12488.


  • Skau E, Henriksen E, Wagner P, Hedberg P, Siegbahn A, Leppert J. GDF-15 and TRAIL-R2 are powerful predictors of long-term mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2017; 24: 1576-1583. PubMed-ID: 28762762. DOI: 10.1177/2047487317725017.
  • Eriksson Östman M, Calais F, Rosenblad A, Fröbert O, Leppert J, Hedberg P. Prognostic impact of subclinical or manifest extracoronary artery diseases after acute myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis. 2017; 263: 53-59.  PubMed-ID: 28599258. DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.05.027.
  • Condén E, Rosenblad A, Wagner P, Leppert J, Ekselius L, Åslund C. Is type D personality an independent risk factor for recurrent myocardial infarction or all-cause mortality in post-acute myocardial infarction patients? Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2017; 24: 522-33. PubMed-ID: 28071958. DOI: 10.1177/2047487316687427.
  • Hedberg P, Selmeryd J, Leppert J, Henriksen E. Long-term prognostic impact of left atrial volumes and emptying fraction in a community-based cohort. Heart 2017; 103: 687-93. PubMed-ID: 28067203. DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-310242.


  • Condén E, Rosenblad A. Insomnia predicts long-term all-cause mortality after acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 215: 217-22. PubMed-ID: 27128534. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.04.080.
  • Selmeryd J, Henriksen E, Leppert J, Hedberg P. Interstudy heterogeneity of definitions of diastolic dysfunction severely affects reported prevalence. Eur Hear J – Cardiovasc Imaging 2016; 17: 892-9. PubMed-ID: 26374880. DOI: 10.1093/ehjci/jev211.
  • Hedberg P, Selmeryd J, Leppert J, Henriksen E. Left atrial minimum volume is more strongly associated with N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide than the left atrial maximum volume in a community-based sample. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016; 32: 417–25. PubMed-ID: 26498654. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-015-0800-1.


  • Henriksen E, Selmeryd J, Leppert J, Hedberg P. Echocardiographic assessment of maximum and minimum left atrial volumes: a population-based study of middle-aged and older subjects without apparent cardiovascular disease. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015; 31: 57–64. PubMed-ID: 25212378. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-014-0533-6.


  • Hedberg P, Hammar C, Selmeryd J, Viklund J, Leppert J, Hellberg A, Henriksen E. Left ventricular systolic dysfunction in outpatients with peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease: prevalence and association with location of arterial disease. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014; 16: 625–32. PubMed-ID: 24771615. DOI: 10.1002/ejhf.95.
  • Condén E, Rosenblad A, Ekselius L, Åslund C. Prevalence of type D personality and factorial and temporal stability of the DS14 after myocardial infarction in a Swedish population. Scand J Psychol. 2014; 55: 601–10. PubMed-ID: 25243796. DOI: 10.1111/sjop.12162.
  • Calais F, Fröbert O, Rosenblad A, Hedberg P, Wachtell K, Leppert J. Leisure-time physical inactivity and risk of myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality: a case-control study. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 177: 599–600. PubMed-ID: 25223818. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.08.137.