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The prognostic value of adipose tissue fatty acids for incident cardiovascular disease: results from 3944 subjects in the Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort Study.

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AIMS: Dietary fats are routinely considered key determinants of cardiovascular risk, yet the scientific basis of this association has never been demonstrated using objective measures of fat intakes in a large prospective study in a general population. METHODS AND RESULTS: Adipose tissue was taken from 3944 participants, predominantly aged 40-59 years, in Scotland, 1984-87. Percentages of individual fatty acids were measured using gas chromatography. Over a median of 19.5 years, 870 incident ...

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10.1093/eurheartj/ehr036

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Tunstall-Pedoe, H More by this author
Tavendale, R More by this author
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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
11
Pages:
1416-1423
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:a0ddb5f2-3bfc-4b19-81b8-24d5172937c9
Source identifiers:
435744
Local pid:
pubs:435744

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