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The association between homocysteine and myocardial infarction is independent of age, sex, blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking and markers of inflammation: the Glasgow Myocardial Infarction Study.

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UNLABELLED: Homocysteine is associated with both myocardial infarction and arterial wall inflammation. To establish whether homocysteine is associated with myocardial infarction after adjusting for age, sex, the major cardiovascular risk factors and inflammatory risk predictors (fibrinogen, C-reactive protein and interleukin-6). A case-control study, using 364 myocardial infarction cases drawn from the north Glasgow MONICA study, 3-9 months after their event, and 383 controls drawn from the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Blood coagulation and fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-5
Publication date:
2006-01-05
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EISSN:
1473-5733
ISSN:
0957-5235
URN:
uuid:ce0defd2-060b-4b3d-9d11-9424ea2c6645
Source identifiers:
33443
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pubs:33443

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