Could Helicobacter pylori infection increase the risk of coronary heart disease by modifying serum lipid concentrations?

@article{Niemel1996CouldHP,
  title={Could Helicobacter pylori infection increase the risk of coronary heart disease by modifying serum lipid concentrations?},
  author={S. I. Niemel{\"a} and Tuomo Karttunen and Timo Korhonen and Esa L{\"a}{\"a}r{\"a} and Riitta A Karttunen and Markku Ik{\"a}heimo and Yrj{\"o} Antero Kes{\"a}niemi},
  journal={Heart},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={573-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation between Helicobacter pylori infection and coronary heart disease (CHD). DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING Northern Finland (about 650,000 inhabitants). PATIENTS 116 patients with angiographically documented CHD and 116 controls matched for age and gender randomly recruited from the register of the Finnish Social Insurance Institute. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The odds ratio (OR) estimates for the association of H pylori infection with CHD. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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