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Hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in women - a follow-up study forty years after hypertensive pregnancies


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Title: Hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in women - a follow-up study forty years after hypertensive pregnancies
Other Titles: Hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in women
Authors: Collén, Anna-Clara
E-mail: anna-clara.collen@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 3-Apr-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I Collén A-C, Manhem K, Sverrisdóttir YB. Sympathetic nerve activity in women 40 years after a hypertensive pregnancy. J Hypertens 2012; 30:1203-1210.
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II Collén A-C, Hellgren M, Gustafsson H, Johansson M C, Manhem K. Cardiovascular and metabolic characteristics after hypertensive pregnancies. J Hypertens 2013; 31:758-765.
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III Collén A-C, Gustafsson H, Hellgren M, Schiöler L, Bexander L, Manhem K. Impact of perceived stress on waist circumference in postmenopausal women. Submitted

IV Collén A-C, Johansson M C, Wallentin Guron C, Gustafsson H, Manhem K. Echocardiographic changes in relation to blood pressure in postmenopausal women. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2013-04-25
Disputation: Torsdagen den 25 april 2013, kl. 9.00, Östraaulan, Centralkliniken, SU/Östra sjukhuset, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: hypertension
follow-up studies
pregnancy complications
Abstract: The aims of the thesis were to investigate the impact of pregnancy blood pressure, a current diagnosis of hypertension and blood pressure levels on neurohumoral, cardiovascular and metabolic status in postmenopausal women and thus to explore possible contributing mechanisms to the increased cardiovascular risk following hypertensive pregnancies. In this follow-up study after hypertensive- and normotensive pregnancies, 105 women were evaluated with the following methods: microneurography; o... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8630-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32005
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