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The Force of Blood

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Title: The Force of Blood
Other Titles: Epidemiological studies of blood pressure in stroke, atrial fibrillation and primary care
Authors: Bager, Johan-Emil
Issue Date: 12-May-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I. Bager J-E, Hjalmarsson C, Manhem K, Andersson B. Acute blood pressure levels and long-term outcome in ischemic stroke Brain and Behavior. 2018;8(6):e00992.

II. Bager J-E, Hjerpe P, Manhem K, Björck S, Franzén S, Rosengren A, Adamsson Eryd S. Treatment of hypertension in old patients without previous cardiovascular disease J Hypertens.

III. Bager J-E, Hjerpe P, Schiöler L, Bengtsson Boström K, Kahan T, Ödesjö H, Jood K, Hasselström J, Ljungman C, Manhem K, Mourtzinis G. Blood pressure levels and risk of haemorrhagic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation and oral anticoagulants: results from The Swedish Primary Care Cardiovascular Database of Skaraborg. J Hypertens. Electronically published ahead of print.

IV. Bager J-E, Mourtzinis G, Andersson T, Nåtman J, Rosengren A, Björck S, Manhem K, Hjerpe P. Trends in blood pressure, blood lipids and smoking from 259 753 patients with hypertension in a Swedish primary care register: Results from QregPV.

Date of Defence: 2021-06-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 juni 2021, klockan 09.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: epidemiology
blood pressure
myocardial infarction
atrial fibrillation
LDL cholesterol
primary health care
Abstract: Aim: The overarching aim of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence, temporal trends and associations to cardiovascular outcomes of blood pressure levels in patients in Västra Götaland. Methods and findings: In Study I, Cox regression analysis was used to investigate associations between blood pressure and mortality in 799 patients with acute ischemic stroke who were identified in the quality register of a stroke ward at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Early change in blood pressure (BP) ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-346-0 (PRINT)
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