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A family history of stroke is associated with increased intima-media thickness in young ischemic Stroke - The norwegian stroke in the young study (NOR-SYS)
Background and Purpose: Positive family history (FH+) of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a risk factor for own CVD. We aimed to analyze the effect of different types of FH (stroke, coronary heart disease (CHD), peripheral ...
The Norwegian Stroke in the Young Study (NOR-SYS): rationale and design
(BioMed Central, 2013-07-17)
Background: Ischemic stroke in young adults is a major health problem being associated with a higher vascular morbidity and mortality compared to controls, and a stroke recurrence rate of 25% during the first decade. ...
Biomarkers related to carotid intima-media thickness and plaques in long-term survivors of ischemic stroke
Lifestyle risk factors, inflammation and genetics play a role in the development of atherosclerosis. We therefore studied Fc gamma receptor (FcγR) polymorphisms, interleukin (IL)-10 polymorphisms and other biomarkers related ...
Can the cardiovascular family history reported by our patients be trusted? The Norwegian Stroke in the Young Study
Background and purpose: Family history (FH) is used as a marker for inherited risk. Using FH for this purpose requires the FH to reflect true disease in the family. The aim was to analyse the concordance between young and ...
Stroke patients’ knowledge about cardiovascular family history – the Norwegian Stroke in the Young Study (NOR-SYS).
(BioMed Central, 2015-03-12)
Background: Family history (FH) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, especially coronary artery disease (CAD). The impact on risk of stroke is less clear. This study investigated young and middle-aged ischemic ...