Publications

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. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H, Tran TN, et al. A population-based bi-national register for monitoring long-term outcome and possible disease concordance among blood donors and recipients. Vox Sang 2006;91:316-23.
  2. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H, Reilly M, et al. Risk of cancer after blood transfusion from donors with subclinical cancer: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet 2007;369:1724-30.
  3. Edgren G, Tran TN, Hjalgrim H, et al. Improving health profile of blood donors as a consequence of transfusion safety efforts. Transfusion 2007;47:2017-24.
  4. Hjalgrim H, Edgren G, Rostgaard K, et al. Cancer incidence in blood transfusion recipients. J Natl Cancer Inst 2007;99:1864-74.
  5. Nyrén O, Edgren G, Hjalgrim H, Reilly M, Melbye M. Risk of cancer from blood donated by people with cancer – Authors’ reply. Lancet 2007;370:563-4.
  6. Edgren G, Nyren O, Melbye M. Cancer as a ferrotoxic disease: are we getting hard stainless evidence? J Natl Cancer Inst 2008;100:976-7.
  7. Edgren G, Reilly M, Hjalgrim H, et al. Donation frequency, iron loss, and risk of cancer among blood donors. J Natl Cancer Inst 2008;100:572-9.
  8. Kamper-Jorgensen M, Ahlgren M, Rostgaard K, et al. Survival after blood transfusion. Transfusion 2008;48:2577-84.
  9. Kamper-Jorgensen M, Edgren G, Rostgaard K, et al. Blood transfusion exposure in Denmark and Sweden. Transfusion 2009;49:888-94.
  10. Shanwell A, Andersson TM, Rostgaard K, et al. Post-transfusion mortality among recipients of ABO-compatible but non-identical plasma. Vox Sang 2009;96:316-23.
  11. Edgren G, Bagnardi V, Bellocco R, et al. Pattern of declining hemoglobin concentration prior to cancer diagnosis. Int J Cancer 2010;127:1429-36.
  12. Edgren G, Kamper-Jørgensen M, Eloranta S, et al. Duration of red blood cell concentrate storage and survival of transfused patients. Transfusion 2010;50:1185-95.
  13. Kamper-Jorgensen M, Hjalgrim H, Edgren G, et al. Expensive blood safety initiatives may offer less benefit than we think. Transfusion 2010;50:240-2.
  14. Tynell E, Andersson TML, Norda R, et al. Should plasma from female donors be avoided? A population based cohort study of plasma recipients in Sweden 1990-2002. Transfusion 2010;50:1249-56.
  15. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H. Epidemiological considerations for the use of databases in transfusion research: a Scandinavian perspective. Current Opinion in Hematology 2010, in press.
  16. Edgren G, Hjalgrim H, Rostgaard K, et al. Risk of gastric cancer and peptic ulcers in relation to ABO blood type: A cohort study. Am J Epidemiol 2010, in press.
  17. Norda R, Andersson TM, Edgren G, et al. The impact of plasma preparations and their storage time on short-term post transfusion mortality: A population-based study using the Scandinavian Donation and Transfusion database. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2012;72:954-61.