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Women and acute myocardial infarction - studies of symptoms, mortality and prognosis

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Title: Women and acute myocardial infarction - studies of symptoms, mortality and prognosis
Other Titles: Women and acute myocardial infarction
Authors: Berg, Johanna
Issue Date: 29-Aug-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I Berg J., Björck L., Dudas K., Lappas G., Rosengren A. Symptoms of a First Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women and Men. Gender Medicine. 2009; 6: 454-62.

II Berg J., Björck L., Lappas G., O´Flaherty M., Capewell S., Rosengren, A. Continuing decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden. 2012. Submitted

III Berg J., Björck L., Nielsen S., Lappas G., Rosengren A. Sex differences in survival after myocardial infarction in Sweden, 1987-2010. 2013. Manuscript

IV Nielsen S., Björck L., Berg J., Giang KW., Zverkova Sandstrom T., Falk K., Määttä S., Rosengren A. Sex-specific trends in long-term mortality in 37,276 men and women with acute myocardial infarction before the age of 55 years in Sweden, 1987-2006. 2013. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2013-09-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 september 2013, kl. 9.00, Östraaulan, Centralkliniken, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: myocardial infarction
signs and symptoms
chest pain
myocardial ischemia
risk factors
coronary disease
Abstract: 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 cardiovascular disease in order to improve the organisation of health care and prevention. Medical charts were used to study symptoms among patients in the population-based INTERGENE-study. The Swedish person-based national registers facilitate studies of trends over long pe... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8680-6
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