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Cholesterol and arterial distensibility in the first decade of life: a population-based study.

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BACKGROUND: Blood cholesterol levels are a key determinant of coronary heart disease risk in adults, but the importance of lipid levels in the general population during childhood is less clear. We related arterial distensibility, a marker of vascular function known to be altered early in atherosclerosis, to the lipid profile of a population-based sample of children aged 9 to 11 years. METHODS AND RESULTS: A noninvasive ultrasound technique was used to measure arterial distension during the ca...

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10.1161/01.cir.101.13.1533

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Circulation
Volume:
101
Issue:
13
Pages:
1533-1538
Publication date:
2000-04-05
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EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
URN:
uuid:86edd58b-6173-4344-b52c-70bf6223b0fa
Source identifiers:
163869
Local pid:
pubs:163869

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