MSc Projects


Bettina Vandsø Petersen: “12 Lead ECG in horses. Is it only for arrhythmia diagnosis?” 

Kirsten B. Ravn, Karen M Hougaard og Bjørg Z. Klein: ”The horse as a model of induced chronic atrial fibrillation” 


Kirsten Brolin Thomsen: Action Potential Duration and Rate Adaptation in Equine Hearts. June 2015.

Julie Liebmann: Measurements of the QT interval before and after castration in 51 healthy horses of different breeds. June 2015.


Östblom L. Gene expression of the cardiac K+ channels, KCNQ1 and KCNH2, in different species and in the equine heart, April, 2014.

Larsen K. QT interval hos heste behandlet for atrieflimmer med Dofetilid og Ranolazin, Juni, 2014.

Pedersn LK. Induced Atrial Fibrillation in the Horse - Evaluation of cTnl and CK-MB after electrical stimulation of the heart, Juni, 2014.


Andersson C. Förvärvat långt QT-syndrom hos hästar - Effekten av oralt administrerat moxifloxacin, January, 2013 (Swedish).

Moeller SB. Diurnal Pattern and Variation of Electrocardiographic QT Interval in Healthy Resting Horses, April, 2013.

Karlsson M. Characterisation of the QT interval in horses - Is there a difference in the length of the QT interval between breeds? Juli, 2013.

Flak JB. Sequencing and Electrophysiological Characterization of the Repolarizing KCNQ1 Channel Found in the Equine Heart, August, 2013.

Balling J. Exercise-induced changes in inflammatory, skeletal and cardiac muscle markers in endurance horses, 2013.

Hesselkilde EZ. In vitro characterization of the equine cardiac ion channels, 2013.


Olander E. Action Potential Repolarization in the Equine Heart – Molecular Cloning and Expression of KCNQ1 and KCNH2, May, 2012.

Vinjerui EH. Electrocardiography and measurements of the QT interval at different heart rates in a group of Icelandic horses, August, 2012.

Præstegaard KF. Electrocardiographic changes during atrial pacing in horses: effects of flecainide and NS8593, 2012.


Almind, ME and Pedersen J. Long term ECG in referred colic horses: a pilot study of associations between cardiac arrhythmias and electrolyte disturbances, 2010.


Barbesgaard, L. Electrocardiography in dressage horses during exercise, 2009.
Meldgaard, C. Heart rate and electrocardiography in show jumping horses, 2009.


Madsen, MF. Implementation of advanced echocardiographic methods in equine cardiology – Tissue Doppler imaging and speckle tracking, 2008.


Fredsbo, L. Electrocardiographic changes during euthanasia in horses with or without premedicatio, 2007.

Nørgaard, L. Electrocardiographic changes during high and low intensity exercise in Standardbred trotters, 2007.

Johnson, E. Day-to-day repeatability of electrocardiographic measurements obtained during submaximal exercise, 2007.

Johansson, L. Detection of myocardial ischemia by biochemical markers in Standardbred trotters, 2007.

Petersen, EE. Prevalence of cardiac arrhythmias during racing in Standardbred trotters, 2007.

Petersen, ML. Correlation between myocardial hypertrophy, arrhythmias and valvular regurgitation, 2007.


Kronborg, CH. Evaluation of an oscillometric blood pressure monitor in anesthetized and conscious horses, 2006.


Jensen, MH. Inter-observer variation in equine auscultation. Principal supervisor, 2005.


Hoelgaard, JU. Holter monitoring in horses, 2002.

Larsen, NH. Effect of sedation on cardiac function determined by echocardiography, 2002.