Individual Study / PIVUS

Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors

Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors

Initiatives -
To investigate the predicive power of different measurements of endothelial function and arterial compliance in a random sample of 1000 subjects aged 70 living in the community of Uppsala.
Start Year
2001
Funding
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Lars Lind
    Uppsala University Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up

Marker Paper

Lind L, Fors N, Hall J, Marttala K, Stenborg A. A comparison of three different methods to evaluate endothelium-dependent vasodilation in the elderly: the Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS) study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005;25(11):2368-2375. doi:10.1161/01.ATV.0000184769.22061.da

PUBMED 16141402

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,016
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 70 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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