G Engstrom

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Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adaptive behavior in stressful situations and stroke incidence in hypertensive men: results from prospective cohort study "men born in 1914" in Malmö, Sweden
    L Andre-Petersson
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 32:1712-20. 2001
  2. pmc Effect of leisure time physical activity on severe knee or hip osteoarthritis leading to total joint replacement: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:73. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Lung function as a risk factor for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a prospective cohort study
    Martin Söderholm
    Cardiovascular epidemiology research group, SUS Malmö, CRC, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 43:2598-603. 2012
  4. pmc Immigrant status and increased risk of heart failure: the role of hypertension and life-style risk factors
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:20. 2012
  5. pmc Marital status and occupation in relation to short-term case fatality after a first coronary event--a population based cohort
    Sofia Gerward
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:235. 2010
  6. pmc C-reactive protein, established risk factors and social inequalities in cardiovascular disease - the significance of absolute versus relative measures of disease
    Maria Rosvall
    Social Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:189. 2008
  7. pmc Behavior in a stressful situation, personality factors, and disease severity in patients with acute myocardial infarction: baseline findings from the prospective cohort study SECAMI (the Secondary Prevention and Compliance following Acute Myocardial Infar
    Lena Andre-Petersson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:45. 2011
  8. pmc The impact of personality factors on delay in seeking treatment of acute myocardial infarction
    Mona Schlyter
    Department of Cardiology, Skane University Hospital, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:21. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in relation to plasma levels of complement factor 3: results from a population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences MFC Ing 59 Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, S 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 48:2525-31. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Population-based study of lung function and incidence of heart failure hospitalisations
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Thorax 65:633-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Adaptive behavior in stressful situations and stroke incidence in hypertensive men: results from prospective cohort study "men born in 1914" in Malmö, Sweden
    L Andre-Petersson
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 32:1712-20. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze whether adaptation in a stressful situation was associated with the incidence of stroke in hypertensive men...
  2. pmc Effect of leisure time physical activity on severe knee or hip osteoarthritis leading to total joint replacement: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:73. 2012
    ..The aim was to explore in a prospective population-based cohort study the influence of leisure time physical activity on severe knee or hip OA, defined as knee or hip replacement due to OA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lung function as a risk factor for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a prospective cohort study
    Martin Söderholm
    Cardiovascular epidemiology research group, SUS Malmö, CRC, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 43:2598-603. 2012
    ..The association between lung function and incidence of SAH was investigated in a prospective cohort study...
  4. pmc Immigrant status and increased risk of heart failure: the role of hypertension and life-style risk factors
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:20. 2012
    ..We also explored whether immigrant status was related to case-fatality after HF...
  5. pmc Marital status and occupation in relation to short-term case fatality after a first coronary event--a population based cohort
    Sofia Gerward
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:235. 2010
    ..This study explored whether incidence of CE and short-term CFR differ between groups defined in terms of marital status and occupation, and if this could be explained by biological and life-style risk factors...
  6. pmc C-reactive protein, established risk factors and social inequalities in cardiovascular disease - the significance of absolute versus relative measures of disease
    Maria Rosvall
    Social Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:189. 2008
    ..The present study examines the importance of established risk factors, as opposed to low-grade inflammation, in explaining socioeconomic differences in the incidence of CVD, using both relative and absolute scales...
  7. pmc Behavior in a stressful situation, personality factors, and disease severity in patients with acute myocardial infarction: baseline findings from the prospective cohort study SECAMI (the Secondary Prevention and Compliance following Acute Myocardial Infar
    Lena Andre-Petersson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:45. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether maladaptive behavior in the serial CWT alone or in combination with any specific personality dimension was associated with severity of myocardial infarction (MI)...
  8. pmc The impact of personality factors on delay in seeking treatment of acute myocardial infarction
    Mona Schlyter
    Department of Cardiology, Skane University Hospital, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:21. 2011
    ..The present study examines whether personality, psychosocial factors, and coping strategies might explain differences in time delay from onset of symptoms of acute myocardial infarction to arrival at a hospital emergency room...
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in relation to plasma levels of complement factor 3: results from a population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences MFC Ing 59 Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, S 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 48:2525-31. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional studies of humans have reported correlations between C3 and obesity. This longitudinal study explored whether C3 predicts a large weight gain in middle-aged men...
  10. doi request reprint Population-based study of lung function and incidence of heart failure hospitalisations
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Thorax 65:633-8. 2010
    ..However, the relationship with incidence of heart failure (HF) is incompletely known. This population-based study explored whether reduced FEV(1) or FVC is associated with the incidence of hospitalisation for HF...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occupation, marital status, and low-grade inflammation: mutual confounding or independent cardiovascular risk factors?
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:643-8. 2006
    ..We explored the relationships between inflammatory proteins, occupation, and marital status, and their independent associations with incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count and incidence of hospitalizations due to heart failure
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
    Circ Heart Fail 2:217-22. 2009
    ..Whether high leukocyte counts are associated with incidence of heart failure (HF) is unknown. This population-based study explored whether the leukocyte concentrations were associated with incidence of hospitalizations due to HF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fatality of acute coronary events in relation to hypertension and low-grade inflammation: a population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hum Hypertens 20:581-6. 2006
    ..The influence of ISPs on the case-fatality rate seems to be most important in men with normal BP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complement C3 and C4 in plasma and incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke: a population-based cohort study
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Science, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:392-7. 2007
    ..Complement factor C3 and C4 have been associated with atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk factors. This study explored whether plasma levels of C3 and C4 are risk factors for the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  15. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness, systemic inflammation, and incidence of heart failure hospitalizations
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:1691-5. 2009
    ..This study explored the relationships between carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), plasma levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), and incidence of heart failure hospitalizations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term change in cholesterol in relation to inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins: a longitudinal study
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Science, Section for Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Ann Epidemiol 17:57-63. 2007
    ..This longitudinal study explores whether elevated levels of inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins (ISPs) are a risk factor for developing increased cholesterol and triglyceride levels...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reduced lung function predicts increased fatality in future cardiac events. A population-based study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 260:560-7. 2006
    ..This study explored whether reduced forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV(1)) in initially healthy men is related to the fatality of the future coronary events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of complement C3 is associated with development of hypertension: a longitudinal cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Science, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hum Hypertens 21:276-82. 2007
    ..It is concluded that C3 in plasma is associated with future blood pressure increase and development of hypertension...
  19. doi request reprint Inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins are associated with increased incidence of heart failure: a population-based cohort study
    Gunnar Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 202:617-22. 2009
    ..This population-based study explored whether elevated plasma levels of inflammatory proteins are associated with incidence of HF...
  20. ncbi request reprint Plasma markers of inflammation and incidence of hospitalisations for COPD: results from a population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Thorax 64:211-5. 2009
    ..This population-based study explored whether raised levels of five inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins (ISPs) predicted hospital admissions for COPD during 25 years of follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins and systolic blood pressure on incidence of stroke
    G Engstrom
    Departments of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 33:2744-9. 2002
    ..The present study investigated the relationships between inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins (ISPs) and systolic blood pressure (SBP), as well as the joint long-term effects of ISP and SBP on incidence of stroke...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction and stroke in smokers is related to plasma levels of inflammation-sensitive proteins
    P Lind
    Department of Internal Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, S 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:577-82. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of cholesterol and inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins on incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke in men
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 105:2632-7. 2002
    ..This study explored whether the cholesterol-related incidence of stroke and myocardial infarction is modified by plasma markers of inflammation in a large, population-based cohort with a long follow-up...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of obesity on cardiovascular risk. Twenty-three-year follow-up of 22,025 men from an urban Swedish population
    S Jonsson
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1046-53. 2002
    ..To assess to what extent the incidence of coronary events and death related to smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes is modified by obesity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic leg and carotid atherosclerosis in smokers is related to degree of ventilatory capacity: longitudinal and cross-sectional results from 'Men born in 1914', Sweden
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, S 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 155:237-43. 2001
    ..We conclude that the risk of developing atherosclerosis is associated with the degree of ventilatory capacity. The results suggest that in smokers, reduced lung function is a marker of susceptibility for atherosclerosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution of stroke incidence within an urban population: relations to socioeconomic circumstances and prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 32:1098-103. 2001
    ..The present study from the city of Malmö, Sweden, sought to investigate whether incidence of stroke in residential areas is related to prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and socioeconomic circumstances...
  27. doi request reprint High levels of cystatin C predict the metabolic syndrome: the prospective Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    M Magnusson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 274:192-9. 2013
    ..Here, we prospectively investigated whether plasma levels of cystatin C predict new-onset metabolic syndrome (MetS) as well as long-term progression and incidence of the different components of the MetS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survival rate 28 days after hospital admission with first myocardial infarction. Inverse relationship with socio-economic circumstances
    S Gerward
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 259:164-72. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Respiratory decline in smokers and ex-smokers--an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Risk 7:267-72. 2000
    ..Our objective was to assess whether this variation is related to rate of decline of respiratory function...
  30. doi request reprint Vanin-1 T26I polymorphism, hypertension and cardiovascular events in two large urban-based prospective studies in Swedes
    C Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:53-60. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the rs2294757 VNN1 T26I polymorphism could affect blood pressure (BP) levels, hypertension prevalence, and risk of incident cardiovascular events...
  31. ncbi request reprint Obesity and myocardial infarction--vulnerability related to occupational level and marital status. A 23-year follow-up of an urban male Swedish population
    B Hedblad
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 252:542-50. 2002
    ..People, who are single, have a blue-collar job or low income have an increased cardiovascular risk. This study on myocardial infarction sought to explore whether the socio-economic pattern of disease has any relationship with obesity...
  32. doi request reprint Ceruloplasmin and atrial fibrillation: evidence of causality from a population-based Mendelian randomization study
    S Adamsson Eryd
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 275:164-71. 2014
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Lung function and cardiovascular risk: relationship with inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 106:2555-60. 2002
    ..The inverse relationship between pulmonary function and incidence of cardiovascular disease remains largely unexplained. This prospective study explored the hypothesis of a relationship with inflammation-sensitive plasma proteins...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lung function, insulin resistance and incidence of cardiovascular disease: a longitudinal cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Lund, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 253:574-81. 2003
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor in plasma is associated with incidence of CVD. Results from the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    M Persson
    Department of Clinical Sciences Medicine, Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 220:502-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between suPAR, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and incidence of CVD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Trends in long-term survival after myocardial infarction: less favourable patterns for patients from deprived areas
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 248:425-34. 2000
    ..However, studies on long-term survival are not unequivocally in favour of an improved long-term prognosis. This study aimed to analyse trends in 3-year survival in relation to sex, age and socioeconomic level of residential area...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hypertensive men who exercise regularly have lower rate of cardiovascular mortality
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    J Hypertens 17:737-42. 1999
    ..Regular exercise has been associated in prospective studies with reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death...
  38. doi request reprint Incidence of severe knee and hip osteoarthritis in relation to different measures of body mass: a population-based prospective cohort study
    L S Lohmander
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:490-6. 2009
    ..To determine in a prospective population-based cohort study relationships between different measures of body mass and the incidence of severe knee and hip osteoarthritis defined as arthroplasty of knee or hip due to osteoarthritis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance in non-diabetic subjects is associated with increased incidence of myocardial infarction and death
    B Hedblad
    Department of Medicine and Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabet Med 19:470-5. 2002
    ..To compare the incidence of myocardial infarction and death in non-diabetic subjects with and without insulin resistance...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic significance of asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease in 68-year-old men with diabetes. Results from the population study 'Men born in 1914' from Malmö, Sweden
    M Ogren
    Department of Community Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:182-9. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and myocardial infarction in middle-aged women: a study of factors modifying the risk
    E Janzon
    Department of Community Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 256:111-8. 2004
    ..This study explored how the risk of MI in current and former smokers is modified by other cardiovascular risk factors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell distribution width is associated with incidence of atrial fibrillation
    S Adamsson Eryd
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 275:84-92. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between RDW and incidence of first hospitalization due to AF in a population-based cohort...
  43. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic leg atherosclerosis is reduced by regular physical activity. Longitudinal results from the cohort "men born in 1914"
    G Engstrom
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 21:502-7. 2001
    ..To study whether physical activity is associated with reduced occurrence of asymptomatic leg atherosclerosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke in hypertensive men with reduced lung function
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    J Hypertens 19:295-301. 2001
    ..Although hypertension is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, many individuals remain free from disease. This study is aimed to investigate whether this variation in individual susceptibility is associated with lung function...
  45. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure increase between 55 and 68 years of age is inversely related to lung function: longitudinal results from the cohort study 'Men born in 1914'
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 19:1203-8. 2001
    ..Although age is associated with increasing blood pressure, there is a substantial heterogeneity within a certain birth cohort. Whether increase in systolic and diastolic blood pressure is related to pulmonary function is largely unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of low grade inflammation as measured by C-reactive protein levels in the explanation of socioeconomic differences in carotid atherosclerosis
    M Rosvall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 17:340-7. 2007
    ..The role of inflammation as part of the explanation of socioeconomic differences in carotid atherosclerosis has not been specifically investigated...
  47. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and prognostic significance of ventricular arrhythmia is related to pulmonary function: a study from "men born in 1914," Malmö, Sweden
    G Engstrom
    Departments of Community Medicine, Clinical Physiology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 103:3086-91. 2001
    ..Reduced lung function has been associated with increased rates of myocardial infarction. Whether the occurrence and prognostic significance of ventricular arrhythmia is related to lung function is largely unknown...
  48. ncbi request reprint Geographical pattern of female deaths from myocardial infarction in an urban population: fatal outcome out-of-hospital related to socio-economic deprivation
    P Tydén
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 250:201-7. 2001
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk of developing diabetes is inversely related to lung function: a population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabet Med 19:167-70. 2002
    ..To investigate whether reduced lung function is a risk factor for developing diabetes...
  50. doi request reprint C-reactive protein, metabolic syndrome and incidence of severe hip and knee osteoarthritis. A population-based cohort study
    G Engstrom
    AstraZeneca R and D, Lund, Sweden
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:168-73. 2009
    ..To explore the relationships between C-reactive protein (CRP), metabolic syndrome (MetS) and incidence of severe knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA) in a prospective study...
  51. doi request reprint The Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPARG gene is not associated with the metabolic syndrome in an urban population of middle-aged Swedish individuals
    M Montagnana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabet Med 25:902-8. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Incident coronary events and case fatality in relation to common carotid intima-media thickness
    M Rosvall
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 257:430-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence of coronary events (CE) and case fatality in relation to common carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and carotid plaque over a median follow up of 7 years...
  53. ncbi request reprint Changes in blood pressure and body weight following smoking cessation in women
    E Janzon
    Department of Community Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 255:266-72. 2004
    ..This study compared the development of weight and blood pressure in female never smokers, continuing smokers and smokers who quit smoking...
  54. ncbi request reprint Area social characteristics and carotid atherosclerosis
    M Rosvall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 17:333-9. 2007
    ..To explore the effect of social characteristics of residential areas on carotid atherosclerosis prevalence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cystatin C identifies cardiovascular risk better than creatinine-based estimates of glomerular filtration in middle-aged individuals without a history of cardiovascular disease
    P Svensson-Färbom
    Department of Internal Medicine, Trelleborg Hospital, Trelleborg, Sweden Institution of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 275:506-21. 2014
    ..Creatinine- and cystatin C-based estimates of renal function are considered to be cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but the clinical utility in middle-aged subjects without a history of CVD is controversial...
  56. doi request reprint Total and differential leucocyte counts in relation to incidence of stroke subtypes and mortality: a prospective cohort study
    E Zia
    Department of Neurology, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 272:298-304. 2012
    ..We evaluated the associations between total leucocyte count (TLC) as well as leucocyte subtypes and the incidence of and mortality caused by different stroke subtypes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Risk of haemorrhagic stroke in patients with oral anticoagulation compared with the general population
    A Själander
    Department of Coagulation Disorders, Malmo University Hospital, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    J Intern Med 254:434-8. 2003
    ..To compare the incidence of haemorrhagic stroke (HS), and the risk of fatal outcome after HS in patients with oral anticoagulation (OA) treatment and in the general population...
  58. doi request reprint A myocardial infarction genetic risk score is associated with markers of carotid atherosclerosis
    V Hamrefors
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 271:271-81. 2012
    ..To assess whether or not a genetic risk score that was previously shown to be associated with myocardial infarction (MI) and coronary artery disease (CAD) is also associated with markers of carotid atherosclerosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relationships between BMI, WHR and incidence of cardiovascular disease: a population-based cohort study
    C Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1775-81. 2006
    ..The present study explored whether regional fat distribution, as measured by waist-hip ratio (WHR), could modify the impact of BMI on the risk of CVD in men and women...
  60. ncbi request reprint Incidence of stroke is related to carotid IMT even in the absence of plaque
    M Rosvall
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 179:325-31. 2005
    ..The carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) has been associated with incidence of stroke. Whether this association is independent of carotid plaque is controversial...
  61. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being associated with improved survival in smoking and hypertensive men
    G Engstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Risk 6:257-61. 1999
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine to what extent self-rated perception of health modifies the survival rates in men at risk from tobacco smoking or hypertension...
  62. ncbi request reprint Incidence of stroke and stroke subtypes in Malmö, Sweden, 1990-2000: marked differences between groups defined by birth country
    Farhad Ali Khan
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 35:2054-8. 2004
    ..Incidence of stroke has increased during this period. However, it is primarily unknown whether incidence of stroke and stroke subtypes in Sweden is related to country of birth...
  63. doi request reprint Are 25 SNPs from the CARDIoGRAM study associated with ischaemic stroke?
    H Lovkvist
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 20:1284-91. 2013
    ..Because common vascular risk factors are shared between CAD and ischaemic stroke (IS), these SNPs may also be related to IS overall or one or more of its pathogenetic subtypes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Leg blood flow and long-term cardiovascular prognosis in men with typical and atypical intermittent claudication
    M Ogren
    Department of Community Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 26:272-9. 2003
    ..To compare leg blood flow and the long-term cardiovascular prognosis in men with typical and atypical intermittent claudication (IC) according to Rose's questionnaire...
  65. pmc Genetic polymorphisms for estimating risk of atrial fibrillation: a literature-based meta-analysis
    J G Smith
    Department of Cardiology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Intern Med 272:573-82. 2012
    ..Polymorphisms associated with atrial fibrillation (AF) have shown relatively large risk estimates, but the robustness of such estimates across populations and study designs has not been investigated...
  66. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and incidence of cardiovascular disease in non-diabetic subjects--a population-based study comparing three different definitions
    P M Nilsson
    Section of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Medicine, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabet Med 24:464-72. 2007
    ..The aim of this population-based cohort study was to compare prevalence rates and the prediction of cardiovascular disease (CVD) using different definitions of MetS...
  67. pmc Myocardial infarction in an urban population: worse long term prognosis for patients from less affluent residential areas
    P Tydén
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:785-90. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Smoking as a determinant of the geographical pattern of cardiac events among women in an urban population
    Ellis Janzon
    Department of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:272-7. 2007
    ..Smoking is the major risk factor for cardiac events in younger women and is most common in groups with the least favourable socioeconomic circumstances...
  69. doi request reprint Chromosome 9p21 genetic variation explains 13% of cardiovascular disease incidence but does not improve risk prediction
    K Gränsbo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Sweden
    J Intern Med 274:233-40. 2013
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Plasma procalcitonin and the risk of cardiovascular events and death: a prospective population-based study
    A Schiopu
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 272:484-91. 2012
    ..We evaluated the ability of PCT to predict future cardiovascular events in a population of apparently healthy individuals...
  71. doi request reprint CSF biomarkers in suicide attempters--a principal component analysis
    D Lindqvist
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Psychiatry, Psychoimmunology Unit, Lund University Hospital, Kioskgatan 19, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:52-61. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to identify biological patterns (factors) among 20 cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers in suicide attempters and subsequently analyse their association with suicidal behaviour...
  72. doi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension and long-term incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Malmö Preventive Project
    A Fedorowski
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 268:383-9. 2010
    ..However, the role of OH in the development of atrial fibrillation has not been studied...
  73. doi request reprint Stroke incidence, recurrence, and case-fatality in relation to socioeconomic position: a population-based study of middle-aged Swedish men and women
    Cairu Li
    Department of Clinical Science, Lund University, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 39:2191-6. 2008
    ..This study investigated stroke incidence, recurrence, and case-fatality after stroke among middle-aged Swedish men and women and whether this association differs by gender or stroke subtype...
  74. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of incidence and case fatality of stroke in Malmo, Sweden: the STROMA study
    Farhad Ali Khan
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 24:26-31. 2005
    ..No study on incidence and case fatality of stroke by season in Sweden has been found. This study explores the weekly, monthly and seasonal variations in incidence and 28-day case fatality of stroke...
  75. doi request reprint Leukocyte count is associated with incidence of coronary events, but not with stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Cairu Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 209:545-50. 2010
    ..Elevated leukocyte count is a classic marker of systemic inflammation. This study examined whether the leukocyte count is associated with incidence of coronary events (CE) and stroke during a long follow-up period...
  76. pmc Assessment of conventional cardiovascular risk factors and multiple biomarkers for the prediction of incident heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    J Gustav Smith
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1712-9. 2010
    ....
  77. doi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension predicts incidence of heart failure: the Malmö preventive project
    Artur Fedorowski
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 23:1209-15. 2010
    ..The presence of orthostatic hypotension (OH) predicts all-cause mortality and incident cardiovascular disease. Whether or not OH is associated with the development of heart failure (HF) remains unknown...
  78. ncbi request reprint Risk of stroke and hormone replacement therapy. A prospective cohort study
    Cairu Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Maturitas 54:11-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the risk of first-ever stroke in relation to use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among middle-aged and older Swedish women...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long-term stroke prognosis in relation to medical prevention and lifestyle factors. A prospective population-based study
    Cairu Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:526-32. 2008
    ..This study explores the intensity of medical intervention and the impact of lifestyle and other risk factors on the long-term stroke prognosis in a population-based setting of Swedish individuals with a history of stroke...
  80. doi request reprint The V433M variant of the CYP4F2 is associated with ischemic stroke in male Swedes beyond its effect on blood pressure
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine C, Piazza LA Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Hypertension 52:373-80. 2008
    ..A common CYP4F2 V433M polymorphism might increase the risk of incident ischemic stroke in male subjects only partially through its elevating effect on BP. Additional studies are needed to confirm these data...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effects of body fatness and physical activity on cardiovascular risk: risk prediction using the bioelectrical impedance method
    Susanna Calling
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo University Hospital, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:568-75. 2006
    ..To explore the effects of body fat percentage (BF%) on incidence of and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to study the cardio-protective effect of physical activity in relation to BF%...
  82. doi request reprint Income and short-term case fatality after myocardial infarction in the whole middle-aged population of Malmö, Sweden
    Maria Rosvall
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Social Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:533-8. 2008
    ..There are no previous studies investigating when and where those who die pre-hospitally after an AMI paid their last visit to medical care. Methods and..
  83. doi request reprint Incidence of ischemic stroke in relation to asymptomatic carotid artery atherosclerosis in subjects with normal blood pressure. A prospective cohort study
    Cairu Li
    Epidemiological Research Group, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:297-303. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore whether the risk of ischemic stroke is related to the carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and atherosclerotic lesions in a cohort of subjects with normal BP...
  84. ncbi request reprint Social support at work and the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke in women and men
    Lena Andre-Petersson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Epidemiological Research Group, Lund University, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 64:830-41. 2007
    ..In men, no association was found between any psychosocial work conditions and incidence of MI or stroke during the same follow-up period...
  85. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in a cohort treated for hypertension
    Cairu Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Malmo, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 24:1523-9. 2006
    ..Incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is higher in men than in women. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the gender differential can be modified by pharmacological intervention in a population-based setting...
  86. doi request reprint Long-term predictors of increased mortality risk in screened men with new hypertension; the Malmo preventive project
    Peter M Nilsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Group, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 26:2288-94. 2008
    ..We aimed to study whether long-term survival rate is related to socioeconomic circumstances and biological factors among middle-aged men with screened new hypertension...
  87. pmc Novel and conventional biomarkers for prediction of incident cardiovascular events in the community
    Olle Melander
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Clinical Research Center, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    JAMA 302:49-57. 2009
    ..Prior studies have demonstrated conflicting results regarding how much information novel biomarkers add to cardiovascular risk assessment...
  88. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin levels in relation to carotid intima media thickness and markers of insulin resistance
    Peter M Nilsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences Medicine, University Hospital, University of Lund, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:2758-62. 2006
    ..Circulating adiponectin is a marker for insulin sensitivity, derived from fat cells. It is largely unknown if adiponectin is also an independent marker for early atherosclerosis...
  89. pmc COPD and the risk of tuberculosis--a population-based cohort study
    Malin Inghammar
    Section for Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 5:e10138. 2010
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Exercise-induced release of cytokines in patients with major depressive disorder
    Ludvig Hallberg
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 126:262-7. 2010
    ..In this study we therefore addressed the question of whether MDD patients display altered levels of pro-, anti-inflammatory and regulatory factors in the blood in response to acute exercise...
  91. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in relation to the incidence of cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Hypertensive hemorrhage: debated nomenclature is still relevant
    Elisabet Zia
    Department of Neurology, Malmo University Hospital, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Stroke 38:2681-5. 2007
    ..This population-based study explored the relationship between blood pressure and the incidence of cerebral infarction, and PICH, with lobar and nonlobar location...
  92. doi request reprint Homozygosity for the EPHX2 K55R polymorphism increases the long-term risk of ischemic stroke in men: a study in Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 20:94-103. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of four polymorphisms in the EPHX2 gene on blood pressure levels, hypertension prevalence, and risk of incident cardiovascular events in a large sample of middle-aged Swedes...
  93. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in the Malmö Diet and Cancer study: a study of occurrence, risk factors and diagnostic validity
    J Gustav Smith
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Clinical Research Center, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:95-102. 2010
    ..Hypertension and obesity account for large portions of population risk in middle-aged individuals with low prevalence of manifest cardiac disease...
  94. doi request reprint The common functional polymorphism -50G>T of the CYP2J2 gene is not associated with ischemic coronary and cerebrovascular events in an urban-based sample of Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 28:294-9. 2010
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint COHb% as a marker of cardiovascular risk in never smokers: results from a population-based cohort study
    Bo Hedblad
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Epidemiological Research Group, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:609-15. 2006
    ..The objective in this population-based cohort study has been to describe inter-individual differences in COHb% in never smokers and to estimate the associated cardiovascular risk...
  96. doi request reprint Three-year survival and stroke recurrence rates in patients with primary intracerebral hemorrhage
    Elisabet Zia
    Cardiovasular Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Neurology, A, Malmo University Hospital, Institution of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Stroke 40:3567-73. 2009
    ..Our aim was to evaluate mortality and stroke recurrence rates in relation to hemorrhage characteristics, demographic and clinical factors, in a large unselected patient cohort...
  97. doi request reprint Country of birth and risk of hospitalization due to heart failure: a Swedish population-based cohort study
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, CRC, house 60, Level 13, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:275-83. 2011
    ..To what extent these differences could be explained by biological risk factors remains to be explored...
  98. doi request reprint Impulse oscillometry may be of value in detecting early manifestations of COPD
    S Frantz
    Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
    Respir Med 106:1116-23. 2012
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Disentangling dysthymia from major depressive disorder in suicide attempters' suicidality, comorbidity and symptomatology
    Cecilia Holmstrand
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:25-31. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Reduced cerebrospinal HVA concentrations and HVA/5-HIAA ratios in suicide attempters. Monoamine metabolites in 120 suicide attempters and 47 controls
    G Engstrom
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 9:399-405. 1999
    ..The results suggest that low HVA levels and altered relationships between the monoamine metabolites are associated with suicidal behaviour...