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Heritability of ischaemic stroke in women compared with men: a genetic epidemiological study.

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BACKGROUND: Ischaemic stroke is partly heritable. However, although the genetic and non-genetic factors responsible could be sex-specific, interactions between the sex of the parent affected and the sex of the proband or affected siblings are unknown. We sought to assess the relation between the sex and phenotype of affected probands and the sex of affected first-degree relatives. METHODS: We determined the prevalence of history of stroke in the mother, father, and other first-degree relative...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet. Neurology More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
125-133
Publication date:
2007-02-01
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EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
Language:
English
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pubs:119425
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uuid:6f46e7fe-1b44-4a6f-b18d-ecb33c3035e3
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pubs:119425
Source identifiers:
119425
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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