PIVUS - Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors

SND-ID: EXT 0162

This study is part of the collection Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se) , Swedish Diet Cohort Consortium (SDCC)

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Lind - Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences

Description

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 community of Uppsala. As secondary aims, the study also included measurements of cardiac function and structure by ultrasound and MRI, evaluation of atherosclerosis by ultrasound and MRI, 7 day food intake recordings, detailed ECG analysis, cardiovascular autonomic function, body composition by DXA, DNA analysis and lung function, as well as a number of biochemical markers.

Purpose:

To study the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and its related diseases
Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2001–ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Community of Uppsala

Publications

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Dataset

Description

1016 individuals all aged 70 (50%) were investigated 2001-2003. Reinvestigations were performed at age 75 and 80.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Lind - Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered writings and/or diaries: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2001–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Laboratory experiment
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2001–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Data collection 3

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2001–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples
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Number of individuals/objects

1016

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

Swedish Diet Cohort Consortium (SDCC)

Published: 2015-04-19
Last updated: 2020-01-17