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Håkan Alfredson

Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science Sports Medicine

University of Umeå



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  • Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science Sports Medicine, University of Umeå, Sweden. 1999 - 2011
  • Sports Medicine Unit, University of Umeå, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden. 2007
  • Umeå University, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, National Institute for Working Life, Sweden. 2002 - 2005


  1. Ultrasound and Doppler-guided mini-surgery to treat midportion Achilles tendinosis: results of a large material and a randomised study comparing two scraping techniques. Alfredson, H. Br. J. Sports. Med (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. No normalisation of the tendon structure and thickness after intratendinous surgery for chronic painful midportion Achilles tendinosis. Alfredson, H., Zeisig, E., Fahlström, M. Br. J. Sports. Med (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Sclerosing polidocanol injections of small vessels to treat the chronic painful tendon. Alfredson, H., Lorentzon, R. Cardiovasc. Hematol. Agents. Med. Chem (2007) [Pubmed]
  4. Treatment of midportion Achilles tendinosis: similar clinical results with US and CD-guided surgery outside the tendon and sclerosing polidocanol injections. Alfredson, H., Ohberg, L., Zeisig, E., Lorentzon, R. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Sclerosing polidocanol injections to treat chronic painful shoulder impingement syndrome-results of a two-centre collaborative pilot study. Alfredson, H., Harstad, H., Haugen, S., Ohberg, L. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Sclerosing injections to areas of neo-vascularisation reduce pain in chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a double-blind randomised controlled trial. Alfredson, H., Ohberg, L. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Neovascularisation in chronic painful patellar tendinosis--promising results after sclerosing neovessels outside the tendon challenge the need for surgery. Alfredson, H., Ohberg, L. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Conservative management of Achilles tendinopathy: new ideas. Alfredson, H. Foot. Ankle. Clin (2005) [Pubmed]
  9. The chronic painful Achilles and patellar tendon: research on basic biology and treatment. Alfredson, H. Scand. J. Med. Sci. Sports (2005) [Pubmed]
  10. Chronic tendon pain--implications for treatment: an update. Alfredson, H. Curr. Drug. Targets (2004) [Pubmed]
  11. Intratendinous glutamate levels and eccentric training in chronic Achilles tendinosis: a prospective study using microdialysis technique. Alfredson, H., Lorentzon, R. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2003) [Pubmed]
  12. Is vasculo-neural ingrowth the cause of pain in chronic Achilles tendinosis? An investigation using ultrasonography and colour Doppler, immunohistochemistry, and diagnostic injections. Alfredson, H., Ohberg, L., Forsgren, S. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2003) [Pubmed]
  13. cDNA-arrays and real-time quantitative PCR techniques in the investigation of chronic Achilles tendinosis. Alfredson, H., Lorentzon, M., Bäckman, S., Bäckman, A., Lerner, U.H. J. Orthop. Res. (2003) [Pubmed]
  14. Chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: an update on research and treatment. Alfredson, H. Clin. Sports. Med (2003) [Pubmed]
  15. Chronic tendon pain: no signs of chemical inflammation but high concentrations of the neurotransmitter glutamate. Implications for treatment?. Alfredson, H., Lorentzon, R. Curr. Drug. Targets (2002) [Pubmed]
  16. High intratendinous lactate levels in painful chronic Achilles tendinosis. An investigation using microdialysis technique. Alfredson, H., Bjur, D., Thorsen, K., Lorentzon, R., Sandström, P. J. Orthop. Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
  17. Glutamate NMDAR1 receptors localised to nerves in human Achilles tendons. Implications for treatment?. Alfredson, H., Forsgren, S., Thorsen, K., Fahlström, M., Johansson, H., Lorentzon, R. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (2001) [Pubmed]
  18. In vivo microdialysis and immunohistochemical analyses of tendon tissue demonstrated high amounts of free glutamate and glutamate NMDAR1 receptors, but no signs of inflammation, in Jumper's knee. Alfredson, H., Forsgren, S., Thorsen, K., Lorentzon, R. J. Orthop. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  19. Chronic Achilles tendinosis: recommendations for treatment and prevention. Alfredson, H., Lorentzon, R. Sports. Med (2000) [Pubmed]
  20. In vivo investigation of ECRB tendons with microdialysis technique--no signs of inflammation but high amounts of glutamate in tennis elbow. Alfredson, H., Ljung, B.O., Thorsen, K., Lorentzon, R. Acta. Orthop. Scand (2000) [Pubmed]
  21. In situ microdialysis in tendon tissue: high levels of glutamate, but not prostaglandin E2 in chronic Achilles tendon pain. Alfredson, H., Thorsen, K., Lorentzon, R. Knee. Surg. Sports. Traumatol. Arthrosc (1999) [Pubmed]
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