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Olle Melander

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Risk profiles for aortic dissection and ruptured or surgically treated aneurysms: a prospective cohort study.

Author

  • Maya Landenhed Smith
  • Gunnar Engström
  • Anders Gottsäter
  • Michael P Caulfield
  • Bo Hedblad
  • Christopher Newton-Cheh
  • Olle Melander
  • Gustav Smith

Summary, in English

Community screening to guide preventive interventions for acute aortic disease has been recommended in high-risk individuals. We sought to prospectively assess risk factors in the general population for aortic dissection (AD) and severe aneurysmal disease in the thoracic and abdominal aorta.

Department/s

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Vascular Diseases - Clinical Research
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Cardiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Pages

001513-001513

Publication/Series

Journal of the American Heart Association

Volume

4

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

Topic

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Status

Published

Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Vascular Diseases - Clinical Research
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 2047-9980