Jonas Bjork

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Green qualities in the neighbourhood and mental health - results from a longitudinal cohort study in Southern Sweden
    Matilda Annerstedt
    Faculty of Landscape Planning, Horticulture, and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:337. 2012
  2. pmc An artificial neural network to safely reduce the number of ambulance ECGs transmitted for physician assessment in a system with prehospital detection of ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Jakob L Forberg
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Skåne University Hospital at Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk predictions for individual patients from logistic regression were visualized with bar-line charts
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Skane University Hospital, Barngatan 2, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:335-42. 2012
  4. pmc Local steroid injection for moderately severe idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome: protocol of a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial (NCT 00806871)
    Magnus Flondell
    Department of Orthopedics, Hässleholm and Kristianstad Hospitals, SE 28125 Hässleholm, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:76. 2010
  5. pmc Prevalence of widespread pain and associations with work status: a population study
    Björn Gerdle
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:102. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Smoking as a risk factor for myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia and its relation to cytogenetic findings: a case-control study
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Leuk Res 33:788-91. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Variability in diagnostic accuracy can be estimated using simple population weighting
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Barngatan 2, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:54-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Road traffic noise in southern Sweden and its relation to annoyance, disturbance of daily activities and health
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:392-401. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Revised equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate based on the Lund-Malmö Study cohort
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:232-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Recreational values of the natural environment in relation to neighbourhood satisfaction, physical activity, obesity and wellbeing
    J Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e2. 2008

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Green qualities in the neighbourhood and mental health - results from a longitudinal cohort study in Southern Sweden
    Matilda Annerstedt
    Faculty of Landscape Planning, Horticulture, and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:337. 2012
    ..We also studied interaction effects on mental health of those place factors and varied person factors (financial stress, living conditions, and physical activity)...
  2. pmc An artificial neural network to safely reduce the number of ambulance ECGs transmitted for physician assessment in a system with prehospital detection of ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Jakob L Forberg
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Skåne University Hospital at Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the ability of an artificial neural network (ANN) to safely reduce the number of ECGs transmitted by identifying patients without STEMI and patients not needing acute PCI...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk predictions for individual patients from logistic regression were visualized with bar-line charts
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Skane University Hospital, Barngatan 2, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:335-42. 2012
    ..The interface of a computerized decision support system is crucial for its acceptance among end users. We demonstrate how combined bar-line charts can be used to visualize predictions for individual patients from logistic regression models...
  4. pmc Local steroid injection for moderately severe idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome: protocol of a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial (NCT 00806871)
    Magnus Flondell
    Department of Orthopedics, Hässleholm and Kristianstad Hospitals, SE 28125 Hässleholm, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:76. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Prevalence of widespread pain and associations with work status: a population study
    Björn Gerdle
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:102. 2008
    ..In addition, this study investigates the prevalence of widespread pain and its relationship to pain intensity, gender, age, income, work status, citizenship, civil status, urban residence, and health care seeking...
  6. doi request reprint Smoking as a risk factor for myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia and its relation to cytogenetic findings: a case-control study
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Leuk Res 33:788-91. 2009
    ..1-2.6%), corresponding to an estimated excess risk of 71% (95% CI 3-180%) for 40 pack-years. Associations between smoking and the specific aberrations -5/5q-, -7/7q-, and +8 in AML and MDS were indicated but the estimates were imprecise...
  7. doi request reprint Variability in diagnostic accuracy can be estimated using simple population weighting
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Barngatan 2, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:54-7. 2009
    ..g., chronic, referrals, or screening) under investigation. Simple weighted averages calculated from a single study sample may be used to assess variability in accuracy in different types of populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Road traffic noise in southern Sweden and its relation to annoyance, disturbance of daily activities and health
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:392-401. 2006
    ..This study investigated residential noise from road traffic and its relation to annoyance, disturbance of daily activities, and general health...
  9. doi request reprint Revised equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate based on the Lund-Malmö Study cohort
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:232-9. 2011
    ..73 m(2) by revising the Lund-Malmö (LM) equations, to elaborate on more complex forms to improve the LM and CKD-EPI equations further, and to assess benefits of adding lean body mass (LBM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recreational values of the natural environment in relation to neighbourhood satisfaction, physical activity, obesity and wellbeing
    J Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e2. 2008
    ..The aim of this population-based study was to investigate associations between recreational values of the close natural environment and neighbourhood satisfaction, physical activity, obesity and wellbeing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Model specification and unmeasured confounders in partially ecologic analyses based on group proportions of exposed
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:184-90. 2005
    ..In this paper, PE is the proportion exposed; PE can vary across geographic areas or occupational groups...
  12. pmc A simple statistical model for prediction of acute coronary syndrome in chest pain patients in the emergency department
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:28. 2006
    ..We report here a simple statistical model for ACS prediction that could be used in routine care at a busy ED...
  13. doi request reprint Hospital admissions for ischemic stroke: does long-term exposure to air pollution interact with major risk factors?
    Anna Oudin
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 31:284-93. 2011
    ..The aim was to investigate whether the effects of major risk factors for ischemic stroke were modified by long-term exposure to air pollution in Scania, southern Sweden...
  14. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone deficiency predicts cardiovascular risk in young adults treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood
    Katarina Link
    Department of Endocrinology, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5003-12. 2004
    ..We suggest that GH deficiency, induced by CRT, is a primary cause for this because strong correlations between the stimulated GH peak and several of the cardiovascular risk factors were observed...
  15. doi request reprint In search of the best method to predict acute coronary syndrome using only the electrocardiogram from the emergency department
    Jakob L Forberg
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Section for Emergency Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Electrocardiol 42:58-63. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare different methods to predict acute coronary syndrome (ACS) using only data from a single electrocardiogram (ECG) in the emergency department (ED)...
  16. pmc Road traffic noise and hypertension: results from a cross-sectional public health survey in southern Sweden
    Theo Bodin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 8:38. 2009
    ..Our objective was to further explore these associations...
  17. doi request reprint Iodixanol 320 results in better renal tolerance and radiodensity than do gadolinium-based contrast media: arteriography in ischemic porcine kidneys
    Barbara Elmståhl
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Radiology 247:88-97. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Generation of a new cystatin C-based estimating equation for glomerular filtration rate by use of 7 assays standardized to the international calibrator
    Anders Grubb
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Clin Chem 60:974-86. 2014
    ..Major reasons for this are the previous lack of an international cystatin C calibrator and the nonequivalence of results from different cystatin C assays...
  19. doi request reprint Perceived green qualities were associated with neighborhood satisfaction, physical activity, and general health: results from a cross-sectional study in suburban and rural Scania, southern Sweden
    Kim de Jong
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Place 18:1374-80. 2012
    ..Perceived qualities within green areas, not merely quantity, are related to aspects of well-being in suburban and rural areas...
  20. pmc Association between polymorphisms in RMI1, TOP3A, and BLM and risk of cancer, a case-control study
    Karin Broberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Cancer 9:140. 2009
    ..Mutations altering BLM function are associated with highly elevated cancer susceptibility (Bloom syndrome). Thus, genetic variants of BLM and proteins that form complexes with BLM, such as TOP3A and RMI1, might affect cancer risk as well...
  21. doi request reprint Validation of the Lund-Malmö, Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology (CKD-EPI) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate in a large Swedish clinical population
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 46:212-22. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Maternal exposure to air pollution and birth outcomes
    Ebba Malmqvist
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 119:553-8. 2011
    ..The knowledge about air pollution effects on birth weight, prematurity, and small for gestational age (SGA) in low-exposure areas is insufficient...
  23. doi request reprint Exploring new possibilities for case-based explanation of artificial neural network ensembles
    Michael Green
    Computational Biology and Biological Physics Group, Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Solvegatan 14A, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Neural Netw 22:75-81. 2009
    ..001, more similar to each other than to any of the methods. The algorithms have the potential to be used as an explanatory aid when using ANN ensembles in clinical decision support systems...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetic and morphologic subgroups of myelodysplastic syndromes in relation to occupational and hobby exposures
    Maria Albin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:378-87. 2003
    ..This study investigated the association between occupational and hobby exposure and the risk of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) while focusing on differential patterns of clonal chromosome aberrations and morphologic subgroups...
  25. pmc Cancer incidence and mortality in Swedish sterilant workers exposed to ethylene oxide: updated cohort study findings 1972-2006
    Zoli Mikoczy
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Skane University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:2009-19. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Prolactin insufficiency but normal thyroid hormone levels after cranial radiotherapy in long-term survivors of childhood leukaemia
    Cecilia Follin
    Department of Endocrinology, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:71-8. 2013
    ..Little is known about insufficiencies of prolactin (PRL) and TSH, but also lactation failure has been reported in this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint A new tool for predicting the probability of chronic kidney disease from a specific value of estimated GFR
    Jonas Bjork
    Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:327-33. 2010
    ..To demonstrate how patients' probability of having chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3-5 (measured GFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m(2)) can be predicted from a specific value of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)...
  28. doi request reprint There is an association between contact allergy to aluminium and persistent subcutaneous nodules in children undergoing hyposensitization therapy
    Eva Netterlid
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 60:41-9. 2009
    ..Occasionally, contact allergy to aluminium has been reported in individuals with such nodules...
  29. pmc Improved estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) by comparison of eGFRcystatin C and eGFRcreatinine
    Anders Grubb
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 72:73-7. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Incorporating group-level exposure information in case-control studies with missing data on dichotomous exposures
    Ulf Stromberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:494-503. 2004
    ..In such situations, the expectation-maximization method can produce biased estimates if the participation rates among the cases and controls differ substantially...
  31. doi request reprint Estimation of short-term effects of air pollution on stroke hospital admissions in southern Sweden
    Anna Oudin
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 34:131-42. 2010
    ..We also addressed methodological issues in evaluating the short-term effects of air pollution...
  32. pmc Cystatin C, a marker for successful aging and glomerular filtration rate, is not influenced by inflammation
    Anders Grubb
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:145-9. 2011
    ..The present work concerns the cystatin C levels and degree of inflammation in longitudinal studies of individual subjects without inflammation, who undergo elective surgery...
  33. pmc Likelihood of acute coronary syndrome in emergency department chest pain patients varies with time of presentation
    Ulf Ekelund
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Skane University Hospital, Lund, SE 221 85, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 5:420. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate whether the likelihood of ACS among emergency department (ED) chest pain patients varies with the time of presentation...
  34. pmc Efficiency of two-phase methods with focus on a planned population-based case-control study on air pollution and stroke
    Anna Oudin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 6:34. 2007
    ..In this paper, we simulate a case-control study based on our planned study. We develop a two-phase method for this study and compare the performance of our method with the performance of other two-phase methods...
  35. pmc Measured and modeled personal and environmental NO2 exposure
    Emilie Stroh
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Popul Health Metr 10:10. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  36. pmc Long-term exposure to air pollution and hospital admissions for ischemic stroke. A register-based case-control study using modelled NO(x) as exposure proxy
    Anna Oudin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:301. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison between neural networks and multiple logistic regression to predict acute coronary syndrome in the emergency room
    Michael Green
    Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Solvegatan 14A, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Artif Intell Med 38:305-18. 2006
    ..Some require immediate treatment while others, with only minor disorders, may be sent home. Detecting ACS patients using a machine learning approach would be advantageous in many situations...
  38. pmc Adult asthma and traffic exposure at residential address, workplace address, and self-reported daily time outdoor in traffic: A two-stage case-control study
    Anna Lindgren
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:716. 2010
    ..The aim was to investigate 1) if there is an association between traffic exposure and prevalence of adult asthma and asthma symptoms, and 2) if so, does this association become stronger using more complete traffic exposure information...
  39. ncbi request reprint A correlation found between gold concentration in blood and patch test reactions in patients with coronary stents
    Susanne Ekqvist
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 59:137-42. 2008
    ..Patients with dental gold restorations are known to have a higher level of gold concentration in blood (B-Au)...
  40. pmc Ranking of genome-wide association scan signals by different measures
    Ulf Stromberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1364-73. 2009
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk, cardiac function, physical activity, and quality of life with and without long-term growth hormone therapy in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Cecilia Follin
    Department of Endocrinology, Lund and Malmö University Hospital, Lund University, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3726-35. 2010
    ..GH therapy may result in poorer outcome regarding cardiovascular (CV) and particularly cardiac effects than in patients with hypothalamic-pituitary disease...
  42. pmc Area-aggregated assessments of perceived environmental attributes may overcome single-source bias in studies of green environments and health: results from a cross-sectional survey in southern Sweden
    Kim de Jong
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 10:4. 2011
    ..In this study we demonstrate how self-assessments of green neighborhood environments aggregated to narrow area units may serve as an appealing compromise between objective measures and individual self-assessments...
  43. ncbi request reprint The utility of the growth hormone (GH) releasing hormone-arginine test for diagnosing GH deficiency in adults with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with cranial irradiation
    Jonas Bjork
    Center for Clinical Research, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6048-54. 2005
    ..The insulin tolerance test (ITT) is the current standard diagnostic test for the diagnosis of adult GH deficiency (GHD), but alternative tests, such as the GHRH-arginine test, have been proposed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in Swedish hip fractures 1987-2002: birth cohort and period effects
    Björn E Rosengren
    Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Epidemiology 23:623-30. 2012
    ..Recently, a leveling off in hip-fracture incidence has been reported in several settings, but the annual number is nonetheless predicted to increase due to the growing elderly population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Best leads in the standard electrocardiogram for the emergency detection of acute coronary syndrome
    Michael Green
    Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Electrocardiol 40:251-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which leads in the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) are the best for detecting acute coronary syndrome (ACS) among chest pain patients in the emergency department...
  46. pmc Survey context and question wording affects self reported annoyance due to road traffic noise: a comparison between two cross-sectional studies
    Theo Bodin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 11:14. 2012
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Constitutional short telomeres are strong genetic susceptibility markers for bladder cancer
    Karin Broberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 26:1263-71. 2005
    ..9-150). However, no significant interaction for cancer risk could be proven for telomere length, smoking and susceptibility genotypes of metabolizing and DNA-repairing genes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Estimating attributable fraction in partially ecologic case-control studies
    Jonas Bjork
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Epidemiology 13:459-66. 2002
    ..Pronounced negative bias and decreased coverage result for both AF estimators even when small fractions (3-9%) of exposed subjects are included in the group assessed as unexposed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Simple cystatin C-based prediction equations for glomerular filtration rate compared with the modification of diet in renal disease prediction equation for adults and the Schwartz and the Counahan-Barratt prediction equations for children
    Anders Grubb
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Competence Centre for Clinical Research, Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Clin Chem 51:1420-31. 2005
    ..73 m(2))(-1). The present study analyzes whether these GFR prediction equations for adults and children might be replaced by simple prediction equations based on plasma concentrations of cystatin C...
  50. doi request reprint Telomere length and LINE1 methylation is associated with chromosomal aberrations in peripheral blood
    Huiqi Li
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 52:1-10. 2013
    ..The results suggest that shorter telomere length and higher LINE1 methylation in peripheral blood lymphocytes are predisposition factors for increased frequency of chromosomal aberrations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Genetic variant of the human homologous recombination-associated gene RMI1 (S455N) impacts the risk of AML/MDS and malignant melanoma
    Karin Broberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85, Lund, Sweden
    Cancer Lett 258:38-44. 2007
    ..7, 95% CI 1.1-6.0, whereas individuals <64 years showed OR=0.87, 95% CI 0.31-2.5. These results indicate a role of low-penetrance genes involved in BLM-associated homologous recombination for cancer risk...
  52. doi request reprint Ability of risk scores to predict a low complication risk in patients admitted for suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Martin Söderholm
    Emergency Medicine, Skåne University Hospital at Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Emerg Med J 29:644-9. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to compare the ability of three risk prediction models to identify patients at a very low risk of complications...
  53. doi request reprint Selection of influential genetic markers among a large number of candidates based on effect estimation rather than hypothesis testing: an approach for genome-wide association studies
    Ulf Stromberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Epidemiology 19:302-8. 2008
    ..We discuss the potential of this estimation-based approach for genome-wide association studies...
  54. doi request reprint 'Calibration' of our patch test reading technique is necessary
    Cecilia Svedman
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Lund University, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 66:180-7. 2012
    ..The increased use of the technique makes standardization of the methodology most important. Progress in the standardization of the patch test technique has been made through guidelines...
  55. pmc Negative predictive value and potential cost savings of acute nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging in low risk patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome: a prospective single blinded study
    Jakob L Forberg
    Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Emerg Med 9:12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility and hospital economics of acute MPI in Swedish ED patients with suspected ACS...
  56. ncbi request reprint Gadolinium contrast media are more nephrotoxic than iodine media. The importance of osmolality in direct renal artery injections
    Barbara Elmståhl
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur Radiol 16:2712-20. 2006
    ..Iohexol molecules were less nephrotoxic than the Gd-CM molecules and contain three-times the number of attenuating atoms per molecule...
  57. ncbi request reprint A correlation found between contact allergy to stent material and restenosis of the coronary arteries
    Cecilia Svedman
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 60:158-64. 2009
    ..Ten to thirty per cent of the patients suffer from restenosis regardless of aetiology. We have shown increased frequency of contact allergy to stent metals in stented patients...
  58. doi request reprint Validation of a new plasma cystatin C-based formula and the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease creatinine-based formula for determination of glomerular filtration rate
    Gunnar Sterner
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:242-9. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint The Lund-Malmö creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate prediction equation for adults also performs well in children
    Ulf Nyman
    Department of Radiology, Lasarettet Trelleborg, Trelleborg, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:568-76. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical performance in a paediatric population of the Lund-Malmö creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate (GFR) prediction equations, primarily developed for adults...
  60. doi request reprint The CKD-EPI and MDRD equations to estimate GFR. Validation in the Swedish Lund-Malmö Study cohort
    Ulf Nyman
    University of Lund, Department of Radiology, Lasarettet Trelleborg, Trelleborg, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:129-38. 2011
    ..To compare the recently developed CKD-EPI equation to estimate GFR in adult Swedish-Caucasians with the MDRD equation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Different equations to combine creatinine and cystatin C to predict GFR. Arithmetic mean of existing equations performs as well as complex combinations
    Ulf Nyman
    Department of Radiology, Lasarettet Trelleborg, Trelleborg, Sweden
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:619-27. 2009
    ..To test various ways of combining creatinine and cystatin C in equations to predict glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  62. pmc Relationship between commuting and health outcomes in a cross-sectional population survey in southern Sweden
    Erik Hansson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:834. 2011
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of systematic exposure assessment errors in partially ecologic case-control studies
    Jonas Bjork
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 31:154-60. 2002
    ..In contrast, systematic assessment errors may produce more pronounced errors in the group-level exposure measures, leading to bias in ecologic analyses...
  64. ncbi request reprint High NT-proBNP is a strong predictor of outcome in elderly heart failure patients
    Sven E Andersson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Institute of Clinical Science, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:13-20. 2008
    ..The results indicate that in this population, NT-proBNP level together with assessment of NYHA class gives the best prognostic information of 1-year mortality...
  65. pmc Asthma incidence in children growing up close to traffic: a registry-based birth cohort
    Anna Lindgren
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 12:91. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate if traffic exposure is associated with higher incidence of early onset asthma, using registry-based outcome data...
  66. doi request reprint The risk of cancer among persons with a history of injecting drug use in Sweden - a cohort study based on participants in a needle exchange program
    Anton Reepalu
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 51:51-6. 2012
    ..Injecting drug use (IDU) may lead to exposure to a range of carcinogenic agents. We investigated the risk and distribution of cancers among individuals with a history of IDU in Sweden...
  67. ncbi request reprint Unexpected sensitization routes and general frequency of contact allergies in an elderly stented Swedish population
    Cecilia Svedman
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 56:338-43. 2007
    ..pereirae and to the metals) might suddenly peak. This underlines the importance of a careful evaluation of new products and routines with regard to contact allergies in the population...
  68. doi request reprint Bone loss after childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: an observational study with and without GH therapy
    Cecilia Follin
    Department of Endocrinology, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:695-703. 2011
    ..Bone mineral density (BMD) in survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) seems to vary with time, type of treatments and GH status. We aimed to evaluate BMD in ALL patients with GH deficiency (GHD), with and without GH therapy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic involvement predicts cardiovascular risk in adults with childhood onset craniopharyngioma on long-term GH therapy
    Helene Holmer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Centralsjukhuset, Kristianstad, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:671-9. 2009
    ..No previous study on long-term GH therapy in adults with childhood onset (CO) craniopharyngioma was identified...
  70. ncbi request reprint Blood supply and oxidative metabolism in muscle biopsies of female cleaners with and without myalgia
    Britt Larsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 20:440-6. 2004
    ..This study thoroughly examines the morphology of the trapezius muscle's capillary supply and signs of disturbed oxidative metabolism to understand their role in work-related myalgia...