Search for dissertations about: "Emma Svennberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Emma Svennberg.

  1. 1. Screening for atrial fibrillation in high-risk individuals : a stroke preventive effort

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Emma Svennberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : INTRODUCTION A condition can be suitable for population screening if the disease is an important health problem, can be detected by an appropriate test and has a silent/latent stage during which treatment could be initiated in order to prevent consequences of the disease. Atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of ischemic stroke 5-fold, a risk that can be reduced by at least 64% by the use of stroke-preventive, oral anticoagulant (OAC) therapy, and there are several non-invasive methods that can be used to diagnose AF. READ MORE