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Olle Melander

Principal investigator

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Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor: A Risk Factor for Carotid Plaque, Stroke, and Coronary Artery Disease.

Author

  • Margaretha Persson
  • Gerd Östling
  • Gustav Smith
  • Viktor Hamrefors
  • Olle Melander
  • Bo Hedblad
  • Gunnar Engström

Summary, in English

Recent studies indicate that the urokinase system could have an important role in atherogenesis and plaque rupture. The relationships among the soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), carotid plaque, and incidence of ischemic stroke and coronary artery disease (CAD) events were studied in a prospective cohort.

Department/s

  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2014

Language

English

Pages

18-23

Publication/Series

Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation

Volume

45

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

American Heart Association

Topic

  • Neurology

Status

Published

Research group

  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1524-4628