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Rebecka Ahl

Title: Affiliated Researcher School/office: School of Medical Sciences

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About Rebecka Ahl

Rebecka is an affiliated researcher at the School of Medical Sciences within the subject area of general surgery at Örebro University.

Research

Rebecka obtained her PhD within the subject of trauma and emergency surgery in 2019 with the thesis title "The Association Between Beta-Blockade and Clinical Outcomes in the Context of Surgical and Traumatic Stress". Rebecka is now a co-supervisor to three PhD students whose research continues to explore the relationship between beta-blocker therapy and surgery. Ongoing research is focusing on how the care of surgical patients can be optimised in order to improve clinical outcomes. 

 

Publications

Publications

Articles in journals |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Khalili, H. , Ahl, R. , Paydar, S. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Fard, H. A. , Niakan, A. , Hanna, K. & et al. (2020). Beta-Blocker Therapy in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. World Journal of Surgery, 44 (6), 1844-1853.
Cao, Y. , Bass, G. A. , Ahl, R. , Pourlotfi, A. , Geijer, H. , Montgomery, S. & Mohseni, S. (2020). The statistical importance of P-POSSUM scores for predicting mortality after emergency laparotomy in geriatric patients. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 20 (1).
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Fang, X. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Lindgren, R. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2020). β-Blockade in Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Simple Measure of Improving Outcomes. Annals of Surgery, 271 (1), 140-146.
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Fang, X. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Lindgren, R. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2019). Effect of beta-blocker therapy on early mortality after emergency colonic cancer surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 106 (4), 477-483.
Mohseni, S. , Ivarsson, J. , Ahl, R. , Dogan, S. , Saar, S. , Reinsoo, A. , Sepp, T. , Isand, K. & et al. (2019). Simultaneous common bile duct clearance and laparoscopic cholecystectomy: experience of a one-stage approach. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 45 (2), 337-342.
Ahl, R. , Sarani, B. , Sjölin, G. & Mohseni, S. (2019). The Association of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Mortality: A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort of Isolated Severe Blunt Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock, 12 (1), 18-22.
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2019). The Relationship Between Severe Complications, Beta-Blocker Therapy and Long-Term Survival Following Emergency Surgery for Colon Cancer. World Journal of Surgery, 43 (10), 2527-2535.
Ahl, R. , Barmparas, G. , Riddez, L. , Ley, E. J. , Wallin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2017). Does beta-blockade reduce the risk of depression in patients with isolated severe extracranial injuries?. World Journal of Surgery, 41 (7), 1801-1806.
Khalili, H. , Ahl, R. , Cao, Y. , Paydar, S. , Sjölin, G. , Niakan, A. , Dabiri, G. & Mohseni, S. (2017). Early selenium treatment for traumatic brain injury: Does it improve survival and functional outcome?. Injury, 48 (9), 1922-1926.
Ahl, R. , Phelan, H. A. , Dogan, S. , Cao, Y. , Cook, A. C. & Mohseni, S. (2017). Predicting In-Hospital and 1-Year Mortality in Geriatric Trauma Patients Using Geriatric Trauma Outcome Score. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 224 (3), 264-269.
Ahl, R. , Lindgren, R. , Cao, Y. , Riddez, L. & Mohseni, S. (2017). Risk factors for depression following traumatic injury: An epidemiological study from a scandinavian trauma center. Injury, 48 (5), 1082-1087.
Ahl, R. , Thelin, E. P. , Sjölin, G. , Bellander, B. M. , Riddez, L. , Talving, P. & Mohseni, S. (2017). β-Blocker after severe traumatic brain injury is associated with better long-term functional outcome: a matched case control study. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 43 (6), 783-789.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Ahl, R. (2019). The Association Between Beta-Blockade and Clinical Outcomes in the Context of Surgical and Traumatic Stress. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro University.

Manuscripts

Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Wallin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. The Effects of Beta-Blocker Therapy on Mortality After Elective Colon Cancer Surgery.