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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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Banerjee, A More by this author
Silver, LE More by this author
Heneghan, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Circ Cardiovasc Genet
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
390-396
Publication date:
2011-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1942-3268
ISSN:
1942-325X
URN:
uuid:f1f2e6a3-ee69-4721-bbc7-021438bc6f9e
Source identifiers:
167541
Local pid:
pubs:167541

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