The Swedish CArdioPulmonary BioImage Study: objectives and design

  title={The Swedish CArdioPulmonary BioImage Study: objectives and design},
  author={Gunnar Bergstr{\"o}m and G{\"o}ran GB Berglund and Anders Blomberg and John Brandberg and Gunnar Engstr{\"o}m and Jan E. Engvall and Marie Eriksson and Ulf H de Faire and Agneta W Flinck and Mats G. Hansson and Bo Hedblad and Ola Hjelmgren and Christer Janson and Tomas Jernberg and {\AA}se Johnsson and Lars Johansson and Lars Lind and C.‐G. L{\"o}fdahl and Olle Melander and Carl Johan {\"O}stgren and Anita Persson and Mats Persson and Anita Sandstr{\"o}m and Charlie Schmidt and Stefan S{\"o}derberg and Johan Sundstr{\"o}m and Kjell Tor{\'e}n and Anders Waldenstr{\"o}m and Hans Wedel and Jenny Vikgren and Bj{\"o}rn Fagerberg and Annika Rosengren},
  booktitle={Journal of internal medicine},
Cardiopulmonary diseases are major causes of death worldwide, but currently recommended strategies for diagnosis and prevention may be outdated because of recent changes in risk factor patterns. The Swedish CArdioPulmonarybioImage Study (SCAPIS) combines the use of new imaging technologies, advances in large-scale 'omics' and epidemiological analyses to extensively characterize a Swedish cohort of 30 000 men and women aged between 50 and 64 years. The information obtained will be used to… CONTINUE READING
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