Associate Editor Kristina Gemzell Danielsson


KristinaKristina Gemzell Danielsson, MD, PhD

Special interests: Main clinical fields are Reproductive Medicine/ Reproductive Health including Infertility, assisted reproduction and Family Planning. Her research focus is on endometrial function, embryo implantation, prevention of unsafe abortion and development of safe methods for induced abortion, misoprostol in Obstetrics and Gynecology, emergency contraception and development of new contraceptive methods.

General short summary: Kristina Gemzell Danielsson is professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Health at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. She is a senior consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Karolinska University Hospital where she is also the Director for the WHO collaboration centre for Research and Research training in Human Reproduction. She is chair of FARG (SFOG's reference group on family planning) and president of the Internal scientific committee and board of ESC. She is a member of FIGO’s working group on prevention of unsafe abortion.

Recent activities: Selected, recent publications
- Meirik O, My Huong NT, Piaggio G, Bergel E, von Hertzen H; WHO Research Group on Postovulatory Methods of Fertility Regulation. Complications of first-trimester abortion by vacuum aspiration after cervical preparation with and without misoprostol: a multicentre randomised trial. The Lancet. 2012 May 12;379(9828):1817-24.
- Sunde Oppegaard K, Qvigstad E, Fiala C, Heikinheimo O, Benson L, Gemzell-Danielsson K. Clinical follow-up compared with self-assessment of outcome after medical abortion: a multicentre, non-inferiority, randomised, controlled trial. The Lancet Oct 2014.
- Klingberg-Allvin M, Cleeve A, Atuhairwe S, Mbona Tumwesigye N, Faxelid E, Byamugisha J, Gemzell-Danielsson K. Is treatment of incomplete abortion with misoprostol by midwives safe and effective? A randomised controlled equivalence trial to compare physicians and midwives at district level in Uganda. The Lancet. In press 2014

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