Search for dissertations about: "Emma Svennberg"
Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Emma Svennberg.
University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital
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