A cross sectional study comparing traditional risk factors with N-terminal pro-BNP in high risk groups for cardiovascular disease in Trinidad, West Indies.

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OBJECTIVE Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease have been well-elaborated. In recent years, the use of biomarkers has emerged for identifying individuals at high risk with the aim of earlier identification and risk mitigation. Among the most promising non… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2013.02.021

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