Bertil Steen

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint ECG abnormalities in the elderly: prevalence, time and generation trends and association with mortality
    Ulla Molander
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:488-93. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint [Big differences between aging of men and of women. However the interindividual differences within respective gender are bigger]
    Bertil Steen
    Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs
    Lakartidningen 104:3191-3. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health of the elderly: an issue difficult to penetrate! The medical angle of approach does not give a sufficient answer, quality of life is equally important]
    Bertil Steen
    Sahlgrenska akademin, Goteborg Universitet
    Lakartidningen 102:3106-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality in three different cohorts of 70-year olds: the impact of social factors and health
    Katarina Wihelmson
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:143-51. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and mortality of 75-year-old people in three Nordic localities: a five-year follow-up
    Marja Aijö
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:83-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Number of teeth--a predictor of mortality in the elderly? A population study in three Nordic localities
    Tor Osterberg
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:335-40. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A "healthy" lifestyle in old age and its relation to health and disease
    Bertil Steen
    Age Ageing 32:365-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Social and medical risk indicators for 8-year mortality in a Swedish urban elderly population
    Olga Augustsson
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Gibraltargatan 1 C, SE 411 32 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 36:155-71. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Community health centers for the elderly--not only advantages. Why not just differentiated geriatrics to protect a unified specialty?]
    Bertil Steen
    Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 102:729-30. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Does diet matter for survival in long-lived cultures?
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:2-6. 2005

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint ECG abnormalities in the elderly: prevalence, time and generation trends and association with mortality
    Ulla Molander
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:488-93. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Big differences between aging of men and of women. However the interindividual differences within respective gender are bigger]
    Bertil Steen
    Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs
    Lakartidningen 104:3191-3. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health of the elderly: an issue difficult to penetrate! The medical angle of approach does not give a sufficient answer, quality of life is equally important]
    Bertil Steen
    Sahlgrenska akademin, Goteborg Universitet
    Lakartidningen 102:3106-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality in three different cohorts of 70-year olds: the impact of social factors and health
    Katarina Wihelmson
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:143-51. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze differences in mortality in three different cohorts of 70-year olds regarding social factors, social network, self-assessed health and number of diseases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and mortality of 75-year-old people in three Nordic localities: a five-year follow-up
    Marja Aijö
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:83-9. 2002
    ..The results showed that being physically active predicted survival for persons aged 75 during the follow-up period in all three localities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Number of teeth--a predictor of mortality in the elderly? A population study in three Nordic localities
    Tor Osterberg
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:335-40. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether dental status at age 75 is an independent predictor of survival in three Nordic populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint A "healthy" lifestyle in old age and its relation to health and disease
    Bertil Steen
    Age Ageing 32:365-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Social and medical risk indicators for 8-year mortality in a Swedish urban elderly population
    Olga Augustsson
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Gibraltargatan 1 C, SE 411 32 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 36:155-71. 2003
    ..The combination of social and medical risk indicators in MVM, and a CM might be used in studies with larger sample sizes in order to increase the knowledge in this field...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Community health centers for the elderly--not only advantages. Why not just differentiated geriatrics to protect a unified specialty?]
    Bertil Steen
    Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 102:729-30. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Does diet matter for survival in long-lived cultures?
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:2-6. 2005
    ..The independence and strength of the predictiveness of food pattern for survival, and for this to be cross-cultural from Europe to Asia is a novel and important observation for food and health policy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Motor performance in relation to age, anthropometric characteristics, and serum lipids in women
    Xinxin Guo
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M37-44. 2002
    ..The relationships between motor performance and age, anthropometric characteristics, and serum lipids were studied in a population-based sample of women (N = 865)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Significant correlations of plasma homocysteine and serum methylmalonic acid with movement and cognitive performance in elderly subjects but no improvement from short-term vitamin therapy: a placebo-controlled randomized study
    Catharina Lewerin
    Department of Medicine at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1155-62. 2005
    ..Deficiencies of vitamin B-12, folic acid, and vitamin B-6-as defined by laboratory measures-occur in 10-20% of elderly subjects. The clinical significance remains unresolved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term risks of death and institutionalization of elderly people in relation to deficit accumulation at age 70
    Kenneth Rockwood
    Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Dalhousie University, 1431 5955 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E1, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:975-9. 2006
    ..To measure relative fitness and frailty in older people without specific frailty instruments and to relate that measurement to long-term health outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of dental status in five 70-year-old cohorts between 1971 and 2001
    Tor Osterberg
    Department of Cariology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:446-54. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint [Golden ages of the Swedish geriatrics during the 20th century. From the care of chronically ill to a modern specialty--and an international example]
    Bertil Steen
    Avdelningen för geriatrik, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:2252-5. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Legumes: the most important dietary predictor of survival in older people of different ethnicities
    Irene Darmadi-Blackberry
    Public Health Division, National Ageing Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:217-20. 2004
    ..92; 95% CI 0.85-0.99 and RR 0.93; 95% CI 0.87-0.99, respectively). Other food groups were not found to be consistently significant in predicting survival amongst the FHILL cohorts...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Swedish health services for the aged stumble along. More research is needed to get geriatrics a steady evidence base!]
    Bertil Steen
    Avdelningen för geriatrik, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:262-3. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint The two faces of presbyacusis: hearing impairment and psychosocial consequences
    Ann Kristin Karlsson Espmark
    Department of Audiology, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 41:125-35. 2002
    ..In spite of the participants' worry about hearing deterioration, only 8% requested hearing aids as a result of the examination...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improved health among 70-year olds: comparison of health indicators in three different birth cohorts
    Katarina Wilhelmson
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:361-70. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint [More difficult recruitment of physicians to geriatric care because of a proposal from the National Board of Health and Welfare]
    Sten Landahl
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset
    Lakartidningen 100:1825. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Ninety-seven-year-old people: general presentation, and some general and medical characteristics from a Swedish population study
    Lise Lotte Bredberg
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Gibraltargatan 1 C, SE 411 32 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 36:37-47. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the subjects are survivors of a cohort of elderly investigated several times by us since 1971/72 at age 70. In some aspects these survivors seem to be an elite of elderly people...
  22. ncbi request reprint The compression of morbidity debate in aging: an empirical test using the gerontological and geriatric population studies in Göteborg, Sweden (H70)
    Richard M Hessler
    Sociology Department, University of Missouri Columbia, 303A Middlebush Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:213-22. 2003
    ..The findings offer partial support for the compression of morbidity theory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cohort differences in obesity-related health indicators among 70-year olds with special reference to gender and education
    Claudia Cabrera
    Nordic School of Public Health, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, 30 Göteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:883-90. 2003
    ..In conclusion, secular trends in many obesity-related health indicators among 70-year old Swedish cohorts were dependent on both gender and socio-economic factors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stroke in 85-year-olds: prevalence, incidence, risk factors, and relation to mortality and dementia
    Martin Liebetrau
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 34:2617-22. 2003
    ..We examined the prevalence and incidence of stroke and their relation to dementia in a representative sample of 494 subjects 85 years of age from Gothenburg, Sweden, who were followed up to 88 years of age...
  25. doi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for the incidence of first-ever stroke in 85-year-olds
    Martin Liebetrau
    Department of Neurology, Dr Horst Schmidt Klinik, Wiesbaden, Germany
    Stroke 39:1960-5. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined whether depression increases the risk for stroke in the very old and among the demented. We examined the relation between depression in 85-year-olds and the 3-year incidence of first-ever stroke...