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Lund University

Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP´s) are known biomarkers of atherosclerosis. MMP´s are also involved in the pathophysiological processes underlying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cigarette smoking plays an ...

  • Morten Kraen, Lund University and Region Skåne
Published: 2019-02-06

University of Gothenburg

The study sample collected between 2009-2013 consist of in vivo images and data analyses of asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid atherosclerotic plaques.

  • Göran Bergström
Published: 2016-11-11

Uppsala University

The PIVUS study started in 2001 with the primary aim to investigate the predicive power of different measurements of endothelial function and arterial compliance in a random sample of 1000 subjects aged 70 living in the ...

  • Lars Lind, Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences
Published: 2015-04-19

University of Gothenburg

Study population and examinations The study sample collected between 2003-2009 consist of symptomatic carotid atherosclerotic plaques obtained from carotid endarterectomies performed at the Sahlgrenska University Hospit...

  • Göran Bergström, University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine
Published: 2014-12-11

University of Gothenburg

All 64-year old women in the county of Gothenburg were invited to a screening examination including an OGTT. Glucose tolerance was defined for each participant according to the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria. P...

  • Göran Bergström, University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine
Published: 2014-12-10

University of Gothenburg

SCAPIS stands for Swedish CArdioPulmonary bioImage Study and is a unique research project within the field of cardiac, vascular and pulmonary disease. The risk-factor pattern for cardiovascular diseases has changed durin...

  • Johan Sundström, Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences
  • Göran Bergström, University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine
  • Gunnar Engström, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
  • Carl Johan Östgren, Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences
  • Tomas Jernberg, Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Huddinge, Institute of Medicine
  • Stefan Söderberg, Umeå university, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine
Published: 2014-11-19

University of Gothenburg

Starting in 1963 and with 10-year intervals, five population samples of men aged 50 and living in the city of Gothenborg, Sweden, were examined with respect to cardiovascular risk factors. In 1963, 973 men were invited....

  • Annika Rosengren, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Per-Olof Hansson, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gösta Tibblin
  • Lars Wilhelmsen, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Henry Eriksson, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Kurt Svärdsudd, Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences
  • Catarina Welin, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Lennart Welin, University of Gothenburg, Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine
Published: 2011