Lone Deibjerg Kristensen

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BACKGROUND As a subregistry to the Western Denmark Heart Registry (WDHR), the Western Denmark Cardiac Computed Tomography Registry (WDHR-CCTR) is a clinical database established in 2008 to monitor and improve the quality of cardiac computed tomography (CT) in Western Denmark. OBJECTIVE We examined the content, data quality, and research potential of the(More)
Chest pain in children and young people is a frequent cause of contact to general practitioners and outpatient clinics. However, in children, chest pain is typically benign and self-limiting; it is not usually a manifestation of organic disease, and it is very rarely of cardiac origin. The cause of chest pain often remains undiagnosed. There are a number of(More)
Aims To examine the 3.5 year prognosis of stable coronary artery disease (CAD) as assessed by coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in real-world clinical practice, overall and within subgroups of patients according to age, sex, and comorbidity. Methods and results This cohort study included 16,949 patients (median age 57 years; 57% women) with(More)
OBJECTIVES In rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the role of autoimmunity, especially anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (anti-CCP) level, and the time-course of left ventricular (LV) function is unknown. The objective was to assess LV function and the amount of coronary calcium in relation to anti-CCP levels in a cohort of treatment-naive RA patients, and(More)
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