Mikael Persson

Adjungerad Professor |Visiting professor

  • Professional title: Visiting professor
  • Department: Department of Quality Management and Mechanical Engineering (KMT)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1428483
  • Email: mikael.persson@miun.se
  • Room number: Q286g
  • Location: Östersund
  • Research centers: Sports Tech Research Centre
  • Employee in the subject: Mechanical Engineering

Background

1999 - MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology
2003 - PhD, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Karolinska Institute
2010 - Docent, Medical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology

Area of interest

Mechanical engineering with specialization in medical applications

Other information

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Persson M
Airborne contamination and surgical site infection: Could a thirty-year-old idea help solve the problem?
Medical Hypotheses. 2019 Nov; 132:109351

Svenarud P, Persson M, van der Linden J
A complementary technique to carbon dioxide de-airing in open cardiac operations?
Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 2010 Feb; 139(2):512-3

Persson M, van der Linden J
Perioperative cooling to prevent adhesion formation may be counterproductive for the clinical outcome
Human Reproduction. 2009 Nov; 24(11):2965

Persson M, van der Linden J
Intraoperative field flooding with warm humidified CO2 may help to prevent adhesion formation after open surgery
Medical Hypotheses. 2009 Oct; 73(4):521-3

van der Linden J, Persson M
CO2 field flooding may also reduce oxidative stress in open surgery
Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2009 Aug; 109(2):683

Persson M, van der Linden J
The potential use of carbon dioxide as a carrier gas for drug delivery into open wounds
Medical Hypotheses. 2009 Feb; 72(2):121-4

Persson M, van der Linden J
Intraoperative CO2 insufflation can decrease the risk of surgical site infection
Medical Hypotheses. 2008; 71(1):8-13

Persson M, van der Linden J
Can wound desiccation be averted during cardiac surgery? An experimental study
Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2005 Feb; 100(2):315-20

Persson M, Svenarud P, Flock J-I, van der Linden J
Carbon dioxide inhibits the growth rate of Staphylococcus aureus at body temperature
Surgical Endoscopy. 2005 Jan; 19(1):91-4

Persson M, Elmqvist H, van der Linden J
Topical humidified carbon dioxide to keep the open surgical wound warm – the greenhouse effect revisited
Anesthesiology. 2004 Oct; 101(4):945-9

van der Linden J, Persson M, Svenarud P
Carbon dioxide insufflation on the number and behavior of air microemboli in open-heart surgery - Response
Circulation. 2004 Aug; 110(5):E55-E56

Persson M, van der Linden J
Wound ventilation with ultra-clean air for prevention of direct airborne contamination during surgery
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2004 Apr; 25(4):297-301

Svenarud P, Persson M, van der Linden J
Effect of CO2 insufflation on the number and behavior of air microemboli in open-heart surgery
Circulation. 2004 Mar; 109(9):1127-32

Persson M, Svenarud P, van der Linden J
What is the optimal device for carbon dioxide de-airing of the cardiothoracic wound and how should it be positioned?
Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. 2004 Apr; 18(2):180-4

Persson M, van der Linden J
Wound ventilation with carbon dioxide: a simple method to prevent direct airborne contamination during cardiac surgery?
Journal of Hospital Infection. 2004 Feb; 56(2):131-6

Persson M, van der Linden J
A simple system for intraoperative antiseptic wound ventilation
Journal of Hospital Infection. 2003 Oct; 55(2):152-3

Persson M, Flock J-I, van der Linden J
Antiseptic wound ventilation with a gas-diffuser: a new intraoperative method to prevent surgical wound infection?
Journal of Hospital Infection. 2003 Aug; 54(4):294-9

Persson M, van der Linden J
De-airing of a cardiothoracic wound cavity model with carbon dioxide: theory and comparison of a gas diffuser with conventional tubes
Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. 2003 Jun; 17(3):329-35

van der Linden J, Persson M
A gauze sponge cannot act as a gas diffuser in cardiac surgery when it gets wet
Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 2003 May; 125(5):1178-9

Svenarud P, Persson M, van der Linden J
Efficiency of a gas diffuser and influence of suction in carbon dioxide deairing of a cardiothoracic wound cavity model
Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 2003 May; 125(5):1043-9

Svenarud P, Persson M, van der Linden J
Intermittent or continuous carbon dioxide insufflation for de-airing of the cardiothoracic wound cavity? An experimental study with a new gas-diffuser
Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2003 Feb; 96(2):321-7

 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Persson M, Flock J-I, van der Linden
Wound antisepsis with gaseous alcohol
Proceedings of the International Federation of Medical & Biomedical Engineering. 2002; 3:674-5

 

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS

Persson M
Wound ventilation: a new concept for prevention of complications in cardiac surgery
Doctoral thesis, Karolinska University Press. 2003; p 55

Persson M
Ultrasound based methods for quantitative analysis of left heart ventricle’s muscle function (Swedish title: Ultraljudbaserade metoder för kvantitativ analys av vänster hjärtkammares muskelfunktion)
Division of Medical Engineering, Karolinska Institute. 2000; report no. 83, p 35

Persson M
Wound ventilator (Swedish title: Sårventilator)
Master’s thesis. Department of Machine Design, Royal Institute of Technology. 1999; 25:MME 672, p 77

Publications

Articles in journals

Persson, M. (2019). Airborne contamination and surgical site infection : Could a thirty-year-old idea help solve the problem?. Medical Hypotheses, vol. 132  

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