Relation of fibrinogen to cardiovascular events is independent of preclinical cardiovascular disease: The Strong Heart Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Fibrinogen

abstract

  • In a population-based sample of adults without clinical evidence of coronary artery disease at baseline, fibrinogen levels predicted cardiovascular events independent of traditional risk factors, left ventricular hypertrophy, elevated arterial stiffness, and subnormal myocardial systolic function.

publication date

  • March 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mhj.2003.144

PubMed ID

  • 12660670

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 467

end page

  • 74

volume

  • 145

number

  • 3