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All-cause and cardiovascular mortality in treated patients with severe hypertriglyceridaemia: A long-term prospective registry study.

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OBJECTIVE: To examine all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in patients with severe hypertriglyceridaemia. METHODS: 337 patients aged less than 80 years (47 with diabetes, 75 women) with a fasting triglyceride concentration on at least two occasions of >5.0mmol/l were registered by 21 lipid clinics in the United Kingdom and followed prospectively between 1980 and 2008 for 4353 person-years. The standardised mortality ratio (SMR) was calculated by comparison with the general population. RE...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Betteridge, DJ More by this author
McDowell, IF More by this author
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Journal:
Atherosclerosis
Volume:
211
Issue:
2
Pages:
618-623
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1879-1484
ISSN:
0021-9150
URN:
uuid:d9e6196a-34c6-4141-b414-610c7f6ee91a
Source identifiers:
72707
Local pid:
pubs:72707

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