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The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals. 153. Occupational chemical exposures and cardiovascular disease
(Samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Göteborgs universitet, 2020-08-28)
The main task of the Nordic Expert Groupfor Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals (NEG) is to produce criteria documents to be used by the regulatory authoritiesasthescientific basis ...
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 ...
Decellularization as a method to generate a new generation of vascular grafts
Decellularization of blood vessels is a technique to remove cells from the extracellular matrix (ECM), which can be used as a vascular graft for peripheral or coronary blood vessel bypass surgery. This thesis focuses on ...
Polycystic ovary syndrome in a lifetime perspective
Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common, affecting 9-18% of women. PCOS is associated with symptoms due to hyperandrogenism and ovarian dysfunction, but is also associated with the metabolic syndrome including ...