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Cardiovascular diseases in Switzerland: How much do changed risk factors and medical measures contribute to lower mortality?

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  • Project leader : Renato Mattli
  • Deputy of project leader : Johannes Pöhlmann
  • Project team : Prof. Dr. Klaus Eichler, Maria-Eleni Syleouni, Prof. Dr. Simon Wieser
  • Project status : completed
  • Funding partner : Federal government (Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG)
  • Contact person : Renato Mattli


The aim of this study is to estimate the contribution of medical measures and changed risk factors to the decline in mortality from cardiovascular diseases in Switzerland in recent years.