Coen D A Stehouwer

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BACKGROUND The mechanisms that link the metabolic syndrome to increased cardiovascular risk are incompletely understood, especially in young people. We therefore examined whether the metabolic(More)
Central and peripheral fatness seem to confer opposite (i.e. adverse vs. protective) effects on cardiovascular risk, but how this occurs is not clear. In addition, the role of peripheral lean mass(More)
AIMS Higher plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in a non-heart failure (HF) range predicts HF and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in the general population. Heart failure is highly(More)