Use of snus and acute myocardial infarction: pooled analysis of eight prospective observational studies

@article{Hansson2012UseOS,
  title={Use of snus and acute myocardial infarction: pooled analysis of eight prospective observational studies},
  author={Jenny Hansson and Maria Rosaria Galanti and Maria-Pia Hergens and Peeter Fredlund and Anders Ahlbom and Lars Alfredsson and Rino Bellocco and Marie Eriksson and Johan Hallqvist and Bo Hedblad and J. -H. Jansson and Peter Nilsson and Nancy L Pedersen and Ylva Trolle Lagerros and Per-Olof {\"O}stergren and Cecilia MK Magnusson},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={771-779}
}
The use of snus (also referred to as Scandinavian or Swedish moist smokeless tobacco), which is common in Sweden and increasing elsewhere, is receiving increasing attention since considered a tobacco smoke “potential reduction exposure product”. Snus delivers a high dose of nicotine with possible hemodynamic effects, but its impact on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is uncertain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether snus use is associated with risk of and survival after acute… CONTINUE READING