Blood viscosity and risk of cardiovascular events: the Edinburgh Artery Study.

@article{Lowe1997BloodVA,
  title={Blood viscosity and risk of cardiovascular events: the Edinburgh Artery Study.},
  author={Gordon D. O. Lowe and Amanda J. Lee and A G Rumley and Jackie F. Price and Francis Gerry R. Fowkes},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1997},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={168-73}
}
We examined the relationships of whole blood viscosity and its major determinants to incident cardiovascular events (ischaemic heart disease and stroke) in a prospective study of a random population sample of 1592 men and women aged 55-74 years (the Edinburgh Artery Study). 272 fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events occurred during 5 years of follow-up… CONTINUE READING