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The bulk of the publications resulting from the SCANDAT collaboration can be found in transfusion journals, but we have also published papers in general internal medicine and oncology journals. For a complete listing, see below:

  1. Dahlen T, Li H, Nyberg F, Edgren G. A population-based, retrospective cohort study of the association between ABO blood group and risk of COVID-19. J Intern Med. 2023;293(3):398-402. PubMed
  2. Zhao J, Sjolander A, Edgren G. Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Blood Transfusion in Relation to Donor Sex and Parity: A Natural Experiment. JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(7):747-56. PubMed
  3. Holmqvist J, Brynolf A, Zhao J, Halmin M, Hollenberg J, Martensson J, Bell M, Block L, Edgren G. Patterns and determinants of blood transfusion in intensive care in Sweden between 2010 and 2018: A nationwide, retrospective cohort study. Transfusion. 2022;62(6):1188-98. PubMed
  4. Dahlen T, Zhao J, Magnusson PKE, Pawitan Y, Lavrod J, Edgren G. The frequency of misattributed paternity in Sweden is low and decreasing: A nationwide cohort study. J Intern Med. 2022;291(1):95-100. PubMed
  5. Zhao J, Gabriel E, Norda R, Hoglund P, Baden L, Diedrich BA, Marits P, Enoksson SL, Gansner JM, Kaufman R, Dickman PW, Edgren G. Frequent platelet donation is associated with lymphopenia and risk of infections: A nationwide cohort study. Transfusion. 2021;61(2):464-73. PubMed
  6. Zhao J, Dahlen T, Edgren G. Costs associated with transfusion therapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes in Sweden: a nationwide retrospective cohort study. Vox Sang. 2021;116(5):581-90. PubMed
  7. Toss F, Zhao J, Sjolander A, Edgren G. Short-term health outcomes following whole blood donation: A nationwide, retrospective cohort study. Transfusion. 2021;61(8):2347-55. PubMed
  8. Ladfors LV, Muraca GM, Butwick A, Edgren G, Stephansson O. Accuracy of postpartum hemorrhage coding in the Swedish Pregnancy Register. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2021;100(2):322-30. PubMed
  9. Dahlen T, Clements M, Zhao J, Olsson ML, Edgren G. An agnostic study of associations between ABO and RhD blood group and phenome-wide disease risk. Elife. 2021;10. PubMed
  10. Brynolf A, Zhao J, Wikman A, Oberg S, Sandstrom A, Edgren G. Patterns of red-cell transfusion use in obstetric practice in sweden 2003-2017: A nationwide study. Vox Sang. 2021;116(7):821-30. PubMed
  11. Baumann Kreuziger L, Edgren G, Hauser RG, Zaccaro D, Kiss J, Westlake M, Brambilla D, Mast AE, National Heart L, Blood Institute Recipient E, Donor Evaluation S, III. Red blood cell transfusion does not increase risk of venous or arterial thrombosis during hospitalization. Am J Hematol. 2021;96(2):218-25. PubMed
  12. Zindovic I, Edgren G, Nozohoor S, Majeed A. ABO blood group and the risk of aortic disease: a nationwide cohort study. BMJ Open. 2020;10(10):e036040. PubMed
  13. Zhao J, Rostgaard K, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. The Swedish Scandinavian donations and transfusions database (SCANDAT3-S) – 50 years of donor and recipient follow-up. Transfusion. 2020;60(12):3019-27. PubMed
  14. Zhao J, Dahlen T, Brynolf A, Edgren G. Risk of hematological malignancy in blood donors: A nationwide cohort study. Transfusion. 2020;60(11):2591-6. PubMed
  15. Zhang H, Dahlen T, Khan A, Edgren G, Rzhetsky A. Measurable health effects associated with the daylight saving time shift. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020;16(6):e1007927. PubMed
  16. Roubinian N, Kleinman S, Murphy EL, Glynn SA, Edgren G. Methodological considerations for linked blood donor-component-recipient analyses in transfusion medicine research. ISBT Sci Ser. 2020;15(1):185-93. PubMed
  17. Lauwers E, Lalli G, Brandner S, Collinge J, Compernolle V, Duyckaerts C, Edgren G, Haik S, Hardy J, Helmy A, Ivinson AJ, Jaunmuktane Z, Jucker M, Knight R, Lemmens R, Lin IC, Love S, Mead S, Perry VH, Pickett J, Poppy G, Radford SE, Rousseau F, Routledge C, Schiavo G, Schymkowitz J, Selkoe DJ, Smith C, Thal DR, Theys T, Tiberghien P, van den Burg P, Vandekerckhove P, Walton C, Zaaijer HL, Zetterberg H, De Strooper B. Potential human transmission of amyloid beta pathology: surveillance and risks. Lancet Neurol. 2020;19(10):872-8. PubMed
  18. Hultcrantz M, Modlitba A, Vasan SK, Sjolander A, Rostgaard K, Landgren O, Hjalgrim H, Ullum H, Erikstrup C, Kristinsson SY, Edgren G. Hemoglobin concentration and risk of arterial and venous thrombosis in 1.5 million Swedish and Danish blood donors. Thromb Res. 2020;186:86-92. PubMed
  19. Holmqvist J, Wikman A, Pedersen OBV, Nielsen KR, Rostgaard K, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. No evidence of transfusion transmitted sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: results from a bi-national cohort study. Transfusion. 2020;60(4):694-7. PubMed
  20. Dahl V, Majeed A, Wikman A, Norda R, Edgren G. Transmission of viral hepatitis through blood transfusion in Sweden, 1968 to 2012. Euro Surveill. 2020;25(29). PubMed
  21. Auvinen MK, Zhao J, Lassen E, Lubenow N, Seger Mollen A, Watz E, Wikman A, Edgren G. Patterns of blood use in Sweden from 2008 to 2017: A nationwide cohort study. Transfusion. 2020;60(11):2529-36. PubMed
  22. Agren A, Edgren G, Hjemdahl P, Gryfelt G, Ostlund A, Wikman A. Results of in vitro whole blood coagulation assays using ROTEM and the flow-chamber T-TAS system are affected by hematocrit. Thromb Res. 2020;194:98-100. PubMed
  23. Ryden J, Edgren G, Karimi M, Walldin G, Tobiasson M, Wikman A, Hellstrom-Lindberg E, Hoglund P. Male sex and the pattern of recurrent myeloid mutations are strong independent predictors of blood transfusion intensity in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia. 2019;33(2):522-7. PubMed
  24. Ryden J, Clements M, Hellstrom-Lindberg E, Hoglund P, Edgren G. A longer duration of red blood cell storage is associated with a lower hemoglobin increase after blood transfusion: a cohort study. Transfusion. 2019;59(6):1945-52. PubMed
  25. Roubinian NH, Westlake M, St Lezin EM, Edgren G, Brambilla DJ, Lee C, Bruhn R, Cable RG, Triulzi DJ, Glynn SA, Kleinman S, Murphy EL, Epidemiology NR, Donor Evaluation S, III. Association of donor age, body mass index, hemoglobin, and smoking status with in-hospital mortality and length of stay among red blood cell-transfused recipients. Transfusion. 2019;59(11):3362-70. PubMed
  26. Rigas AS, Pedersen OB, Sorensen E, Thorner LW, Larsen MH, Katz LM, Nielsen K, Titlestad K, Edgren G, Rostgaard K, Erikstrup C, Hjalgrim H, Ullum H. Frequent blood donation and offspring birth weight-a next-generation association? Transfusion. 2019;59(3):995-1001. PubMed
  27. Persson M, Edgren G, Dalen M, Glaser N, Olsson ML, Franco-Cereceda A, Holzmann MJ, Sartipy U. ABO blood type and risk of porcine bioprosthetic aortic valve degeneration: SWEDEHEART observational cohort study. BMJ Open. 2019;9(5):e029109. PubMed
  28. Karlstrom C, Linjama T, Edgren G, Lauronen J, Wikman A, Hoglund P. HLA-selected platelets for platelet refractory patients with HLA antibodies: a single-center experience. Transfusion. 2019;59(3):945-52. PubMed
  29. Edgren G, Murphy EL, Brambilla DJ, Westlake M, Rostgaard K, Lee C, Cable RG, Triulzi D, Bruhn R, St Lezin EM, Erikstrup C, Ullum H, Glynn SA, Kleinman S, Hjalgrim H, Roubinian NH, Epidemiology NR, Donor Evaluation Study IIIG. Association of Blood Donor Sex and Prior Pregnancy With Mortality Among Red Blood Cell Transfusion Recipients. JAMA. 2019;321(22):2183-92. PubMed
  30. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H. Epidemiology of donors and recipients: lessons from the SCANDAT database. Transfus Med. 2019;29 Suppl 1:6-12. PubMed
  31. Zhao J, Ryden J, Wikman A, Norda R, Stanworth SJ, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Blood use in hematologic malignancies: a nationwide overview in Sweden between 2000 and 2010. Transfusion. 2018;58(2):390-401. PubMed
  32. Toss F, Edgren G, Berlin G, Stegmayr B, Witt V. Does prophylactic calcium in apheresis cause more harm than good? – Centre heterogeneity within the World Apheresis Association Register prevents firm conclusions. Vox Sang. 2018;113(7):632-8. PubMed
  33. Ludvigsson JF, Lebwohl B, Green PHR, Murray JA, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Is Blood Transfusion Linked to Celiac Disease? A Nationwide Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(1):120-4. PubMed
  34. Kreuger AL, Rostgaard K, Middelburg RA, Kerkhoffs JH, Edgren G, Erikstrup C, Pedersen OB, Titlestad K, Nielsen KR, Ostrowski SR, Voldstedlund M, van der Bom JG, Ullum H, Hjalgrim H. Storage time of platelet concentrates and risk of a positive blood culture: a nationwide cohort study. Transfusion. 2018;58(1):16-24. PubMed
  35. Just SA, Rostgaard K, Titlestad K, Edgren G, Erikstrup C, Ullum H, Pedersen OB, Nielsen KR, Askling J, Lindegaard H, Hjalgrim H. Transmission of rheumatoid arthritis through blood transfusion: a retrospective cohort study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018;77(10):1536-7. PubMed
  36. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H, Rostgaard K, Dahl V, Titlestad K, Erikstrup C, Wikman A, Norda R, Majeed A, Epidemiology NR, Donor Evaluation S, III. Searching for unknown transfusion-transmitted hepatitis viruses: a binational cohort study of 1.5 million transfused patients. J Intern Med. 2018;284(1):92-103. PubMed
  37. Didriksen M, Rostgaard K, Gronbaek K, Pedersen OB, Titlestad K, Erikstrup C, Nielsen KR, Edgren G, Ullum H, Hjalgrim H. Epidemiology of chronic red-cell transfusion recipients in Sweden and Denmark-a 10 year follow-up study. Vox Sang. 2018;113(8):770-8. PubMed
  38. Zhao J, Edgren G, Stanworth SJ. Is there a standard-of-care for transfusion support of patients with haematological malignancies? Curr Opin Hematol. 2017;24(6):515-20. PubMed
  39. Ludvigsson JF, Sjolander A, Murray JA, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Haemoglobin decline before coeliac disease diagnosis: a nationwide transfusion cohort study of 1.1 million blood donors. Gut. 2017;66(11):2036-7. PubMed
  40. Kotze SR, Pedersen OB, Petersen MS, Sorensen E, Manh Dinh K, Agergard Kaspersen K, Rigas AS, Hjalgrim H, Rostgaard K, Edgren G, Ullum H, Erikstrup C. Deferral for low hemoglobin is not associated with increased risk of infection in Danish blood donors. Transfusion. 2017;57(3):571-7. PubMed
  41. Halmin M, Rostgaard K, Lee BK, Wikman A, Norda R, Nielsen KR, Pedersen OB, Holmqvist J, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Length of Storage of Red Blood Cells and Patient Survival After Blood Transfusion: A Binational Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(4):248-56. PubMed
  42. Grau K, Vasan SK, Rostgaard K, Bialkowski W, Norda R, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G, National Heart L, Blood Institute Recipient E, Donor Evaluation S, III. No association between frequent apheresis donation and risk of fractures: a retrospective cohort analysis from Sweden. Transfusion. 2017;57(2):390-6. PubMed
  43. Edgren G, Ullum H, Rostgaard K, Erikstrup C, Sartipy U, Holzmann MJ, Nyren O, Hjalgrim H. Association of Donor Age and Sex With Survival of Patients Receiving Transfusions. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(6):854-60. PubMed
  44. Cable RG, Edgren G. Blood Transfusions From Previously Pregnant Women and Mortality: Interpreting the Evidence. JAMA. 2017;318(15):1445-7. PubMed
  45. Burgdorf KS, Simonsen J, Sundby A, Rostgaard K, Pedersen OB, Sorensen E, Nielsen KR, Bruun MT, Frisch M, Edgren G, Erikstrup C, Hjalgrim H, Ullum H. Socio-demographic characteristics of Danish blood donors. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0169112. PubMed
  46. Vasan SK, Rostgaard K, Majeed A, Ullum H, Titlestad KE, Pedersen OB, Erikstrup C, Nielsen KR, Melbye M, Nyren O, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. ABO Blood Group and Risk of Thromboembolic and Arterial Disease: A Study of 1.5 Million Blood Donors. Circulation. 2016;133(15):1449-57; discussion 57. PubMed
  47. Vasan SK, Hwang J, Rostgaard K, Nyren O, Ullum H, Pedersen OBV, Erikstrup C, Melbye M, Hjalgrim H, Pawitan Y, Edgren G. ABO blood group and risk of cancer: A register-based cohort study of 1.6 million blood donors. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016;44:40-3. PubMed
  48. Vasan SK, Chiesa F, Rostgaard K, Magnusson PK, Halmin M, Nielsen KR, Titlestad KE, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Lack of association between blood donor age and survival of transfused patients. Blood. 2016;127(5):658-61. PubMed
  49. Holzmann MJ, Sartipy U, Olsson ML, Dickman P, Edgren G. Sex-Discordant Blood Transfusions and Survival After Cardiac Surgery: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Circulation. 2016;134(21):1692-4. PubMed
  50. Halmin M, Chiesa F, Vasan SK, Wikman A, Norda R, Rostgaard K, Vesterager Pedersen OB, Erikstrup C, Nielsen KR, Titlestad K, Ullum H, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G. Epidemiology of Massive Transfusion: A Binational Study From Sweden and Denmark. Crit Care Med. 2016;44(3):468-77. PubMed