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Myocardial infarction and future risk of cancer in the general population—the Tromsø Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-07)
The association between myocardial infarction (MI) and future risk of incident cancer is scarcely investigated. Therefore, we aimed to study the risk of cancer after a first time MI in a large cohort recruited from a general population. Participants in a large population-based study without a previous history of MI or cancer (n = 28,763) were included and followed from baseline to date of cancer, ...
Repeated measurements of carotid atherosclerosis and future risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-10-05)
<p><i>Background</i>: Whether a relationship between atherosclerosis and subsequent venous thromboembolism (VTE) exists is controversial.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: To investigate the association between carotid atherosclerosis and VTE by using repeated measurements of intima media thickness (IMT) and total plaque area (TPA) in participants recruited from the general population.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: ...