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C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, and cardiovascular disease prediction.

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BACKGROUND: There is debate about the value of assessing levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and other biomarkers of inflammation for the prediction of first cardiovascular events. METHODS: We analyzed data from 52 prospective studies that included 246,669 participants without a history of cardiovascular disease to investigate the value of adding CRP or fibrinogen levels to conventional risk factors for the prediction of cardiovascular risk. We calculated measures of discrimination and reclass...

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10.1056/nejmoa1107477

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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
367
Issue:
14
Pages:
1310-1320
Publication date:
2012-10-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:a832b9dd-ef0c-4988-8f4d-daadb217f094
Source identifiers:
355095
Local pid:
pubs:355095

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