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Body weight, body size and early cardiovascular disease. Epidemiological studies using Swedish registries

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Title: Body weight, body size and early cardiovascular disease. Epidemiological studies using Swedish registries
Authors: Lundberg, Christina
Issue Date: 4-May-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I. Lundberg CE, Ryd M, Adiels M, Rosengren A, & Björck L. Social inequalities and trends in pre-pregnancy body mass index in Swedish women. Under review.

II. Lundberg CE, Adiels M, Björck L, & Rosengren A. Young women, body size and risk of atrial fibrillation. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2018;25(2):173-180.

III. Björck L, Lundberg CE, Schaufelberger M, Lissner L, Adiels M, & Rosengren A. Body mass index in women aged 18 to 45 and subsequent risk of heart failure. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2020;27(11):1165-1174.

IV. Persson CE, Björck L, Lagergren J, Lappas G, Giang KW, & Rosengren A. Risk of heart failure in obese patients with and without bariatric surgery in Sweden – a registry-based study. Journal of Cardiac Failure 2017;23(7):530-537.

V. Lundberg CE, Björck L, Adiels M, Lagergren J, & Rosengren, A. Risk of myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke, and mortality in patients who undergo gastric bypass for obesity compared with non-operated obese patients and population controls. Under review.
Date of Defence: 2021-05-27
Disputation: Torsdagen den 27 maj 2021, kl. 9.00, Lokal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: epidemiology
body mass index
bariatric surgery
gastric bypass
cardiovascular disease
Abstract: 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 worldwide during the past decades, there have also been an increase of some cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among men and women younger than 45 years old in Sweden. Significant weight loss has several beneficial effects on these conditions. Bariatric surgery has shown to induce gr... more
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