Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Events: Role of Inflammation and Infclinical Atherosclerosis from the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Coronary Disease
  • Inflammation
  • Smoking

abstract

  • In this multiethnic cohort, current smoking and cumulative exposure remain important modifiable determinants of cardiovascular disease. Both high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ≥3 mg/L and, particularly, CAC>100 identified high-risk smokers who may benefit from more intensive smoking-cessation efforts.

publication date

  • March 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4404404

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304562

PubMed ID

  • 25573855

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 700

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 35

number

  • 3