Lena Björck

Summary

Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Secular trends in lipid-lowering treatment and lipid levels after a first acute myocardial infarction
    Lena Björck
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:1045-51. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Modelling the decreasing coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden between 1986 and 2002
    Lena Björck
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 30:1046-56. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Smoking in relation to ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction: findings from the Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admissions
    L Bjorck
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 95:1006-11. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Twenty-year trends in long-term mortality risk in 17,149 survivors of ischemic stroke less than 55 years of age
    Kok Wai Giang
    From the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine K W G, L B, S N, M N, T Z S, A R, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Rehabilitation C J, and Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine K T, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke 44:3338-43. 2013
  5. pmc Stroke and coronary heart disease: predictive power of standard risk factors into old age--long-term cumulative risk study among men in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Kok Wai Giang
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, SE 41685 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 34:1068-74. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Twenty-four-year trends in the incidence of ischemic stroke in Sweden from 1987 to 2010
    Annika Rosengren
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke 44:2388-93. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Interaction of apolipoprotein E genotype with smoking and physical inactivity on coronary heart disease risk in men and women
    Jaana Gustavsson
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 220:486-92. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Medication in relation to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in patients with a first myocardial infarction: Swedish Register of Information and Knowledge About Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admissions (RIKS-HIA)
    Lena Björck
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 170:1375-81. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Continuing decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden
    Johanna Berg
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Ostra, c o Annika Rosengren, CK Plan 2, SE 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:9. 2014
  10. pmc Self-reported leisure time physical activity: a useful assessment tool in everyday health care
    Lars Rödjer
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:693. 2012

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Publications12

  1. pmc Secular trends in lipid-lowering treatment and lipid levels after a first acute myocardial infarction
    Lena Björck
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:1045-51. 2007
    ..However, to what extent this translates into serum cholesterol levels in a real-life setting has not been systematically investigated...
  2. doi request reprint Modelling the decreasing coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden between 1986 and 2002
    Lena Björck
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 30:1046-56. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Smoking in relation to ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction: findings from the Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admissions
    L Bjorck
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 95:1006-11. 2009
    ..However, changes in risk factors have also been documented, especially lower tobacco-smoking rates. Therefore, the relation between smoking and ST-elevation AMI in a large observational cohort was analysed...
  4. doi request reprint Twenty-year trends in long-term mortality risk in 17,149 survivors of ischemic stroke less than 55 years of age
    Kok Wai Giang
    From the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine K W G, L B, S N, M N, T Z S, A R, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Rehabilitation C J, and Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine K T, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke 44:3338-43. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the 4-year mortality risk among patients<55 years with a first ischemic stroke during 1987-2006...
  5. pmc Stroke and coronary heart disease: predictive power of standard risk factors into old age--long-term cumulative risk study among men in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Kok Wai Giang
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, SE 41685 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 34:1068-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the short-term and long-term cumulative risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke separately based on age, sex, smoking status, systolic blood pressure, and total serum cholesterol...
  6. doi request reprint Twenty-four-year trends in the incidence of ischemic stroke in Sweden from 1987 to 2010
    Annika Rosengren
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke 44:2388-93. 2013
    ..The incidence of stroke in Sweden increased between 1989 and 2000 among people aged ≤65 years, but more recent data on those aged >65 years are lacking...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction of apolipoprotein E genotype with smoking and physical inactivity on coronary heart disease risk in men and women
    Jaana Gustavsson
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 220:486-92. 2012
    ..However, these associations may be modified by lifestyle factors. Therefore, we studied whether smoking, physical inactivity or overweight interact with APOE on cholesterol levels and CHD risk...
  8. doi request reprint Medication in relation to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in patients with a first myocardial infarction: Swedish Register of Information and Knowledge About Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admissions (RIKS-HIA)
    Lena Björck
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 170:1375-81. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Continuing decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden
    Johanna Berg
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Ostra, c o Annika Rosengren, CK Plan 2, SE 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:9. 2014
    ..In contrast, a flattening of the decrease in mortality has been recently reported among younger age groups in some countries. We aimed to determine whether the decrease in CHD mortality is flattening among Swedish young adults...
  10. pmc Self-reported leisure time physical activity: a useful assessment tool in everyday health care
    Lars Rödjer
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:693. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Symptoms of a first acute myocardial infarction in women and men
    Johanna Berg
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Ostra, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Gend Med 6:454-62. 2009
    ..Many studies have compared women and men for symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but findings have been inconsistent, largely because of varying inclusion criteria, different study populations, and different methods...
  12. pmc High-normal blood pressure and long-term risk of type 2 diabetes: 35-year prospective population based cohort study of men
    Christina Hedén Stahl
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg SE 416 85, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:89. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether hypertension, including mildly elevated blood pressure within the normal range, predicted subsequent development of type 2 diabetes in men over an extended follow-up of 35 years...