H M Lindekleiv

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OBJECTIVE The incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) ranges from 4 to 10 per 100,000 person-years in most countries, and 30-day case fatality is high. The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence and case fatality of aSAH and to assess preictal predictors of survival in 2 large Norwegian population-based cohort studies. METHODS A(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate changes and regional variations in annual incidence rates of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in Norway between 1999 and 2007. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed data from the Norwegian Patient Register for the period 1999-2007. RESULTS Crude incidence of aneurysmal SAH was 10.0/100,000 person years [95% CI(More)
OBJECTIVES Life-style factors have been associated with the risk for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH), but it is not clear whether body mass index (BMI) and serum lipids are associated with risk. We prospectively assessed these associations in two large population studies. METHODS A total of 65,526 participants in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study(More)
PURPOSE To examine the cross-sectional relationship between drusen, late age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and cognitive function. METHODS; We included 2149 stroke-free participants from the population-based Tromsø Study in Norway. Retinal photographs were graded for presence of drusen and AMD. Cognitive function was assessed using the verbal memory(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate sex differences in the major established risk factors for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) in a large, population-based cohort. METHODS Sex differences in the established risk factors for aSAH (smoking, hypertension, and alcohol consumption) were examined in a prospective, population-based(More)
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