Lynn Cronin

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BACKGROUND There are few published data on risk factors for stroke in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We investigated prognostic factors for stroke in 2 large cohorts of patients from the Organization to Assess Strategies for Ischemic Syndromes (OASIS) registry (8010) and the OASIS-2 trial (10 141). METHODS AND RESULTS A(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between the presence of aortic sclerosis, serologic markers of inflammation, and adverse cardiovascular outcomes. BACKGROUND Aortic sclerosis is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes. However, the mechanism by which such nonobstructive valve lesions impart excess(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous exposures to Chlamydia pneumoniae (CP), Helicobacter pylori (HP) or cytomegalovirus (CMV) have been associated with atherosclerotic heart disease. These associations were studied in Canadian patients, and the exposure to five infections measured. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING In the coronary care units (Hamilton General site,(More)