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Atrial fibrillation – on its trigger mechanisms, risks and consequences
Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently impairs quality of life, but in long-term it is associated with an increased morbidity and mortality. Persistent AF may cause changes in the sinus node function, and if ...
Prostate cancer screening with PSA - A study of potential negative consequences
Aims: The Göteborg randomized population-based prostate cancer screening trial is a prospective study evaluating the efficacy of prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening and its effect on prostate cancer mortality. ...
Echocardiographic assessment and B-type natriuretic peptide for risk evaluation in acute coronary syndromes
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is one of the most common causes of emergency medical care and the single most common cause of death in Sweden in both men and women. Despite a significant improvement in survival in the ...
Renal function after transplantation of the liver and intestine
Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) after liver (LT) or intestinal (IT) transplantation may decrease patient survival. Calcineurin inhibitors (CNI) play a major role in its development. Aims: Describe long term renal ...
Studies of risks associated with atrial fibrillation
Aim: To investigate temporal trends in the risk of mortality and stroke associated with incident atrial fibrillation (AF) in Sweden. To investigate the risk of morbidity and mortality associated with prevalent and incident ...