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Effects of older age on fibrin D-dimer, C-reactive protein, and other hemostatic and inflammatory variables in men aged 60-79 years.

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BACKGROUND: Previous studies have suggested that several hemostatic and inflammatory variables, which are risk predictors for arterial or venous thrombosis, increase with age. However, there is a lack of data from large population studies for reliable estimates of reference ranges. OBJECTIVES: To establish reliable reference ranges of hemostatic and inflammatory variables for 5-year age groups in older men and their implications for pathogenesis and diagnosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of...

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Emberson, JR More by this author
Wannamethee, SG More by this author
Whincup, PH More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
Volume:
4
Issue:
5
Pages:
982-987
Publication date:
2006-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-7836
ISSN:
1538-7933
URN:
uuid:9381bf2c-187a-4fb2-b2ba-c94e95c3f9f6
Source identifiers:
164889
Local pid:
pubs:164889

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