C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors and the association with myocardial infarction in men.

@article{Doggen2000CreactivePC,
  title={C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors and the association with myocardial infarction in men.},
  author={Carine J. M. Doggen and Ren{\'e} J. Berckmans and August Sturk and V MangerCats and Frits R Rosendaal},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={248 5},
  pages={406-14}
}
OBJECTIVES This study had three objectives: first, to investigate the association of C-reactive protein levels and myocardial infarction amongst men; secondly, to study the associations of C-reactive protein levels with cardiovascular risk factors; and thirdly, to adjust the risk of myocardial infarction for such factors. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS A case-control study including 560 patients with a first myocardial infarction who had survived at least 6 months, plus 646 control subjects. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING