As you can imagine a longitudinal study of 2014 Norwegian men who were recruited from 1972-1975, and then followed up until 1997, is an amazing source of data. Researchers from the Institute of Clinical Medicine, and the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo, and from the Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Norway investigated the long term predictive impact on stroke risk of baseline variables including haemodynamic variables measured at rest and during exercise in these same middle-aged, healthy men. 

Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke and I spoke to Dr Erik Prestgaard, lead author of the paper‘Long-term Predictors of Stroke in Healthy Middle-aged Men, recently published in the International Journal of Stroke.

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