Welcome to the SAVa project site!

umbrella_003SAVa (Study of Atherosclerosis in Vastmanland) is an umbrella project covering two research studies that started to include patients in the year of 2005 at the Centre for Clinical Research, Uppsala university, Västmanland County Hospital Västerås, Sweden. One of the studies enrolled patients with acute myocardial infarction (VaMIS) and the other, patients with peripheral artery disease (PADVa). In addition, control subjects were enrolled from the general population. Altogether, 2315 study participants have gone through extensive examinations in this project.

The overall aim of the SAVa project is to increase knowledge in different aspects of atherosclerotic diseases. Read more about the ongoing subprojects here »