Influence of apolipoprotein E, smoking, and alcohol intake on carotid atherosclerosis: National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute Family Heart Study Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blood Pressure
  • Family
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • Smoking but not alcohol consumption or ApoE is associated with an increased odds of carotid atherosclerosis. Our data suggest a synergistic effect between the apoE allele epsilon4 and smoking on carotid atherosclerosis.

publication date

  • May 27, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.STR.0000014325.54063.1A

PubMed ID

  • 11988615

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1357

end page

  • 61

volume

  • 33

number

  • 5