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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 ...
Women and acute myocardial infarction - studies of symptoms, mortality and prognosis
The primary aim of this thesis was to investigate recent data regarding sex differences in symptoms, mortality and case fatality in coronary heart disease (CHD), with the ultimate aim to increase knowledge about women and ...
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 ...
Clinical relevance of high-sensitive Troponin T in cardiovascular disease
Background and aims: Troponin T (hs-cTnT) is a cardiac damage marker used in the diagnosis of non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and for prognostic assessment. Clinical decision-making should ideally ...