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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 ...
The Force of Blood
Aim: The overarching aim of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence, temporal trends and associations to cardiovascular outcomes of blood pressure levels in patients in Västra Götaland. Methods and findings: In Study ...
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 ...
Atrial fibrillation in aging; methodological aspects and the relation to dementia and cerebral vascular disease
Emerging evidence suggest an increased risk of dementia in individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, until recently, few studies have investigated the relation between AF and dementia taking both prevalent and ...