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Invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections
Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of septicaemia-related death. The aims of this thesis were to describe the epidemiology of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections (ISA), the clinical course, and serological ...
Cerebral complications in infective endocarditis
Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening disease. Cerebral embolization complicates the course in 10-40% of IE episodes. Aims of study were to investigate the frequency of cerebrovascular complications (CVC) in ...
Interactions between nutrition, obesity and the immune system
There are several links between body fat and the immune system. For example, mice lacking activity of the pro-inflammatory interleukin-(IL)-1 and IL-6 develop obesity. Conversely, obesity is associated with adipose tissue ...
Epidemiology of heart failure and feasibility of home care in patients with worsening chronic heart failure
Aim: To investigate gender-specific trends in long-term mortality in patients hospitalised for ischaemic and non-ischaemic heart failure (HF) and explore temporal trends in the risk of HF complicating acute myocardial ...
Manifestations and Survival in Coronary Heart Disease
Aim: To investigate how risk factors predict manifestations in coronary heart disease (CHD), and trends in short-term and long-term survival including trends in out-of-hospital mortality. Populations and methods: In the ...