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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 ...
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 ...
Long-term post-stroke outcome - the Sahlgrenska Academy Study on Ischemic Stroke
Independent studies report that stroke incidence in younger ages is increasing. Consequences after stroke include disability, cognitive dysfunction and the risk of stroke recurrence and coronary events. There are still ...
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 ...