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Relative familial clustering of cerebral versus coronary ischemic events.

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BACKGROUND: Few population-based studies have ascertained both cerebral and coronary events or considered their relative heritability. Differences in heritability of transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke versus acute coronary syndromes (ACS) may inform risk prediction, genetic studies, and understanding of disease mechanisms. METHODS AND RESULTS: In a population-based study of all acute vascular events, irrespective of age, we studied family history of myocardial infarction (MI), stro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
Journal:
Circ Cardiovasc Genet More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
390-396
Publication date:
2011-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1942-3268
ISSN:
1942-325X
Language:
English
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pubs:167541
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uuid:f1f2e6a3-ee69-4721-bbc7-021438bc6f9e
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pubs:167541
Source identifiers:
167541
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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