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Biomarkers of inflammation predict both vascular and non-vascular mortality in older men.

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AIMS: To compare the predictive value of inflammatory biomarkers and lipids for vascular and non-vascular mortality in older men. METHODS AND RESULTS: The relevance of inflammatory biomarkers and lipids for vascular and non-vascular mortality was assessed in a prospective study of 5360 men (mean age 77 years) followed for 7 years. Vascular mortality was positively associated with log C-reactive protein (lnCRP), fibrinogen and total/HDL-C (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol), and inversely a...

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10.1093/eurheartj/ehn049

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Pages:
800-809
Publication date:
2008-03-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
Source identifiers:
34145
Language:
English
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pubs:34145
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uuid:59d07480-4a0f-479d-b212-bbd057322509
Local pid:
pubs:34145
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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