- Circulating matrix metalloproteinase-9 is associated with cardiovascular risk factors in a middle-aged normal populationPeter Garvin
Division of Community Medicine, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
PLoS ONE 3:e1774. 2008..The aim of this study was to analyse levels of MMP-9 in a population free from symptomatic CAD and investigate their associations with cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including C-reactive protein (CRP)...
- Pooling ambulatory saliva cortisol samples over consecutive days - as reliable as arithmetic meansPeter Garvin
Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:508-12. 2008..This study aimed at testing whether one pooled cortisol value over three consecutive days is as reliable as using the arithmetic mean of the samples from the same measure points...
- Plasma levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 are independently associated with psychosocial factors in a middle-aged normal populationPeter Garvin
Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Community Medicine, Linkoping University, Linköping 581 83, Sweden
Psychosom Med 71:292-300. 2009..The degrading enzyme MMP-9 is upregulated in inflammatory processes and hypothesized to play a role in the rupture of atherosclerotic plaques...
- Socioeconomic differences in outpatient healthcare utilisation are mainly seen for musculoskeletal problems in groups with poor self-rated healthMargareta Kristenson
Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 39:805-12. 2011..To assess whether there are socioeconomic (SES) differences in outpatient visits within groups of comparable morbidity (medical disease and self-rated health) and whether psychosocial factors can explain these differences...