Myocardial Infarction Among Men Below Age 40 in Göteborg

  • R. Bergstrand
  • A. Vedin
  • C. Wilhelmsson
  • L. Wilhelmsen


From January 1, 1968, and onwards, all cases of acute myocardial infarction (MI) occurring in the population of Göteborg in certain age groups have been registered in the special Infarction Register. This register comprises more than 90% of all diagnosed cases of MI in this city. All survivors have been systematically cared for after the acute phase of the infarction at a special post MI clinic. During follow-up, deaths and reinfarctions were registered in the Infarction Register (Elmfeldt et al., 1975 a, b).


Myocardial Infarction Acute Myocardial Infarction Serum Cholesterol General Population Sample Post Myocardial Infarction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bergstrand
  • A. Vedin
  • C. Wilhelmsson
  • L. Wilhelmsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineÖstra HospitalGöteborgSweden

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