Lennarth Nystrom

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Increasing caesarean section rates among low-risk groups: a panel study classifying deliveries according to Robson at a university hospital in Tanzania
    Helena Litorp
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:107. 2013
  2. pmc Improved quality of management of eclampsia patients through criteria based audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Bridging the quality gap
    Hussein Lesio Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:134. 2012
  3. pmc Early life environment and snoring in adulthood
    Karl A Franklin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Respir Res 9:63. 2008
  4. pmc Community perceptions of intimate partner violence--a qualitative study from urban Tanzania
    Rose M Laisser
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Midwifery School, PO Box 65006, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Womens Health 11:13. 2011
  5. pmc Rural Tanzanian women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65117, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:12. 2009
  6. pmc Criteria-based audit on management of eclampsia patients at a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein Lesio Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:13. 2009
  7. pmc Quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: counselling on pregnancy danger signs
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:35. 2010
  8. pmc Introduction of a qualitative perinatal audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein L Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:45. 2009
  9. pmc Effectiveness of maternal referral system in a rural setting: a case study from Rufiji district, Tanzania
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:326. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mammography screening: updated overview of the Swedish randomised trials
    Lennarth Nystrom
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 359:909-19. 2002

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Publications43

  1. pmc Increasing caesarean section rates among low-risk groups: a panel study classifying deliveries according to Robson at a university hospital in Tanzania
    Helena Litorp
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:107. 2013
    ..Rising caesarean section (CS) rates have been observed worldwide in recent decades. This study sought to analyse trends in CS rates and outcomes among a variety of obstetric groups at a university hospital in a low-income country...
  2. pmc Improved quality of management of eclampsia patients through criteria based audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Bridging the quality gap
    Hussein Lesio Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:134. 2012
    ..This study discusses the use of a CBA to improve quality of care among eclampsia patients admitted at a University teaching hospital in Dar es Salaam Tanzania...
  3. pmc Early life environment and snoring in adulthood
    Karl A Franklin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Respir Res 9:63. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with snoring later in life...
  4. pmc Community perceptions of intimate partner violence--a qualitative study from urban Tanzania
    Rose M Laisser
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Midwifery School, PO Box 65006, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Womens Health 11:13. 2011
    ..To be able to suggest relevant and feasible community and health care based interventions, we explored community members' understanding and their responses to intimate partner violence...
  5. pmc Rural Tanzanian women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65117, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:12. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications and to identify associated factors in a rural district in Tanzania...
  6. pmc Criteria-based audit on management of eclampsia patients at a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein Lesio Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:13. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: counselling on pregnancy danger signs
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:35. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess quality of antenatal care with respect to providers' counselling of pregnancy danger signs in Rufiji district, Tanzania...
  8. pmc Introduction of a qualitative perinatal audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hussein L Kidanto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:45. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to perform a qualitative perinatal audit of intrapartum and early neonatal deaths and propose means of reducing the perinatal mortality rate (PMR)...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of maternal referral system in a rural setting: a case study from Rufiji district, Tanzania
    Andrea B Pembe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:326. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mammography screening: updated overview of the Swedish randomised trials
    Lennarth Nystrom
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 359:909-19. 2002
    ..RRs were calculated by the density method, with total person-time experience of the cohort by time interval of follow-up as a basis for estimating mortality rates. We calculated weighted RRs and 95% CI with the Mantel-Haenszel procedure...
  11. pmc Community participation and sustainability--evidence over 25 years in the Västerbotten Intervention Programme
    Margareta Norberg
    Ageing and Living Conditions Programme, Centre for Population Studies, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Glob Health Action 5:1-9. 2012
    ..The VIP invites women and men to a health examination and health counselling during the year of their 40th, 50th, and 60th birthdays...
  12. doi request reprint Overdiagnosis in the population-based service screening programme with mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years in Sweden
    Barbro Numan Hellquist
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    J Med Screen 19:14-9. 2012
    ..To estimate the level of overdiagnosis of all breast cancers and of invasive breast cancers in women aged 40-49 invited to the subsequent screening rounds in the Swedish service-screening programme 1986-2005...
  13. doi request reprint Temporal trends in the use of adjuvant systemic therapy in breast cancer: a population based study in Sweden 1976-2005
    Levent Kemetli
    Oncologic Centre of Stockholm Gotland, Karolinska University Hospital and Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 48:59-66. 2009
    ..Screening coverage is well documented but there is a scarcity of population-based data on use of systemic adjuvant treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Service screening with mammography in Northern Sweden: effects on breast cancer mortality - an update
    Hakan Jonsson
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Med Screen 14:87-93. 2007
    ..To study the effectiveness of service screening with mammography in Northern Sweden...
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and mortality in the Nordic capitals, 1970-1998. Trends related to mammography screening programmes
    Sven Törnberg
    Cancer Screening Unit, Oncologic Centre, Karolinska University Hospital, S 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 45:528-35. 2006
    ..The study showed that the population-based breast cancer mortality trend is too crude a measure to detect the effect of screening on breast cancer mortality during the first years after the start of a programme...
  16. pmc Cumulative risk, age at onset, and sex-specific differences for developing end-stage renal disease in young patients with type 1 diabetes: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    Anna Möllsten
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabetes 59:1803-8. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc "Voices of fear and safety" women's ambivalence towards breast cancer and breast health: a qualitative study from Jordan
    Hana Taha
    Division of Global Health IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Womens Health 12:21. 2012
    ..Breast malignancies are detected at late stages as a result of deferred breast health-seeking behaviour. The aim of this study was to explore Jordanian women's views and perceptions about breast cancer and breast health...
  18. pmc Health coaching to promote healthier lifestyle among older people at moderate risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and depression: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Sweden
    Klas Göran Sahlen
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:199. 2013
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Effectiveness of population-based service screening with mammography for women ages 40 to 49 years: evaluation of the Swedish Mammography Screening in Young Women (SCRY) cohort
    Barbro Numan Hellquist
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cancer 117:714-22. 2011
    ..The effectiveness of mammography screening for women ages 40 to 49 years still is questioned, and few studies of the effectiveness of service screening for this age group have been conducted...
  20. doi request reprint "Would a man smell a rose then throw it away?" Jordanian men's perspectives on women's breast cancer and breast health
    Hana Taha
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Womens Health 13:41. 2013
    ..This study aims to explore Jordanian men's individual and contextual perspectives on women's breast cancer and their own role in the breast health of the females within their families...
  21. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality due to cardiovascular disease in patients with giant cell arteritis in northern Sweden
    Agneta Uddhammar
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, University of Umea, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 29:737-42. 2002
    ..To study the cause of death pattern in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA) or polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), and to analyze the effect of the disease, or its therapy, on the risk of a cardiovascular event (CVE)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social capital and the decline in HIV transmission - A case study in three villages in the Kagera region of Tanzania
    Gasto Frumence
    Department of Development Studies, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    SAHARA J 7:9-20. 2010
    ..We conclude that social capital contributed in changing HIV related risk behaviour that supported a decline of HIV infection in the high prevalence zone and maintained a low prevalence in the other zones...
  23. pmc Children born in the summer have increased risk for coeliac disease
    A Ivarsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:36-9. 2003
    ..This study therefore analysed if the risk for coeliac disease varies with month of birth as a proxy for a seasonal pattern for possible causal environmental exposure(s)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epidemic of coeliac disease in Swedish children
    A Ivarsson
    Department of Clinical Science, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 89:165-71. 2000
    ..e. amount of gluten given, age at introduction of gluten, and whether breastfeeding was ongoing or not when gluten was introduced. Other factor(s) may also have contributed, and the search for these should be intensified...
  25. pmc How to diagnose and classify diabetes in primary health care: lessons learned from the Diabetes Register in Northern Sweden (DiabNorth)
    Olov Rolandsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:81-7. 2012
    ..The objective was to create a diabetes register and to evaluate the validity of the clinical diabetes diagnosis and its classification...
  26. ncbi request reprint Service screening with mammography of women aged 70-74 years in Sweden. Effects on breast cancer mortality
    Hakan Jonsson
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:360-9. 2003
    ..The estimated reduction was larger when using excess mortality compared to the use of individual underlying cause of death...
  27. doi request reprint Fewer deaths from cardiovascular disease than expected from the Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation chart in a Swedish population
    Hans Stenlund
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:321-4. 2009
    ..In particular, concerns have been expressed that the Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation (SCORE) equation may overestimate the risk of fatal myocardial infarction and stroke in certain European populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint The incidence of Type I diabetes has not increased but shifted to a younger age at diagnosis in the 0-34 years group in Sweden 1983-1998
    A Pundziūte-Lyckå
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Paediatrics, Umea University, 907 85 Umeå, Sweden
    Diabetologia 45:783-91. 2002
    ..To analyse the incidence of Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus in the 0-34 years age group in Sweden 1983-1998...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Swedish coeliac disease epidemic with a prevailing twofold higher risk in girls compared to boys may reflect gender specific risk factors
    Anneli Ivarsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:677-84. 2003
    ..A longer follow-up, even into adulthood, is needed to determine whether or not the lifetime risk has changed...
  30. ncbi request reprint SUMO4 M55V polymorphism affects susceptibility to type I diabetes in HLA DR3- and DR4-positive Swedish patients
    S K Sedimbi
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Genes Immun 8:518-21. 2007
    ..From the current study, we conclude that SUMO4 M55V is associated with TIDM in association with high-risk HLA-DR3 and DR4, but not by itself...
  31. ncbi request reprint Excess costs of medical care 1 and 8 years after diagnosis of diabetes: estimates from young and middle-aged incidence cohorts in Sweden
    P M Jonsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health, IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 50:35-47. 2000
    ..We conclude that diabetes in young and middle-aged people is a major economic challenge even before significant complications may have developed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Educational intervention to improve breast health knowledge among women in Jordan
    Hana Taha
    Division of Global Health IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1167-73. 2010
    ....
  33. pmc Incidence of type 1 diabetes in Sweden among individuals aged 0-34 years, 1983-2007: an analysis of time trends
    Gisela G Dahlquist
    Department of Clinical Science, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 34:1754-9. 2011
    ..To clarify whether the increase in childhood type 1 diabetes is mirrored by a decrease in older age-groups, resulting in younger age at diagnosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality in incident cases of diabetes mellitus aged 15 to 34 years at diagnosis: a population-based study (DISS) in Sweden
    I Waernbaum
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:653-9. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Ketoacidosis in young adults is not related to the islet antibodies at the diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus--a nationwide study
    J Ostman
    Center of Metabolism and Endocrinology, Huddinge Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabet Med 17:269-74. 2000
    ..To test the hypothesis that there is lower prevalence of islet antibodies in subjects with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes mellitus in young adulthood than in children is associated with less severe diabetes at time of diagnosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of self-rated health in patients with diabetes of short duration
    P M Jonsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 29:263-70. 2001
    ..To examine the impact of gender and socioeconomic factors on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) one year and eight years after diabetes diagnosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and risk of type 1 diabetes in children and young adults: a population-based register study
    G G Dahlquist
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Paediatrics, Umea University, 90185, Umea, Sweden
    Diabetologia 48:1114-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the association between type 1 diabetes and birthweight by age at disease onset...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vehicle exhaust exposure in an incident case-control study of adult asthma
    L Modig
    Dept of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Eur Respir J 28:75-81. 2006
    ..Traffic flow and nitrogen dioxide had a lower than expected correlation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Determination of cause of death among breast cancer cases in the Swedish randomized mammography screening trials. A comparison between official statistics and validation by an endpoint committee
    L Nystrom
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 34:145-52. 1995
    ..The study thus supports the use of official health statistics in the evaluation of randomized breast screening trials in Sweden...
  40. ncbi request reprint Service screening with mammography in Sweden--evaluation of effects of screening on breast cancer mortality in age group 40-49 years
    H Jonsson
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 39:617-23. 2000
    ..91 (95% confidence interval 0.72-1.15). These findings were compatible with those presented in the previous overview of the Swedish randomized studies...
  41. ncbi request reprint Early breast cancer deaths in women aged 40-74 years diagnosed during the first 5 years of organised mammography service screening in north Sweden
    P Bordas
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Breast 13:276-83. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Service screening with mammography. Long-term effects on breast cancer mortality in the county of Gävleborg, Sweden
    H Jonsson
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Breast 12:183-93. 2003
    ..84 (95% CI 0.71-1.00) using excess mortality. Due to lead time bias the relative risk was overestimated by 4%. Hence, a significant 20% reduction of breast cancer excess mortality was found...
  43. ncbi request reprint Survival from invasive breast cancer among interval cases in the mammography screening programmes of northern Sweden
    P Bordas
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Breast 16:47-54. 2007
    ..A hypothesis related to this observation is discussed...