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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 (InCRP), fibrinogen and total/HDL0C (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol), and in...

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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
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University College London Medical School, London, UK
Department:
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Pages:
800-809
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668x
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English
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2011-07-06

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