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Body weight, body size and early cardiovascular disease. Epidemiological studies using Swedish registries
Background: Obesity is a known risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, as well as for atrial fibrillation and heart failure. While overweight and obesity have become increasingly more common in Sweden and ...
Obesity in diabetes. Cardiovascular outcomes and risk factor trajectories
Introduction: The association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality in diabetes is complex and sparsely investigated for cardiovascular (CVD) outcomes. We aimed to investigate these relationships among patients ...
Diabetes and hypertension - entangled chronic conditions in primary care. Time trends and determinants for mortality and cardiovascular complications.
Diabetes and hypertension are chronic, often coexisting conditions with increased risk of premature death and cardiovascular complications. This thesis aimed to study different epidemiological aspects regarding risk of ...
Predicting mortality by comorbidity for patients with hip arthroplasty: Prospective observational register studies of a nationwide Swedish cohort
INTRODUCTION: Patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA) due to osteoarthritis (OA) are usually healthy, some with a remaining lifetime of several decades after surgery. Patients with hip arthroplasty due to a femoral ...