Differential leucocyte count and the risk of future coronary artery disease in healthy men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study.

@article{Rana2007DifferentialLC,
  title={Differential leucocyte count and the risk of future coronary artery disease in healthy men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study.},
  author={Jamal S Rana and S. Matthijs Boekholdt and Paul M. Ridker and J Wouter Jukema and Robert L Luben and Sheila Anne Bingham and N. E. Day and Nicholas J Wareham and John J. P. Kastelein and Kay-Tee Khaw},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={262 6},
  pages={678-89}
}
BACKGROUND We examined the relationship between granulocyte, lymphocyte and monocyte counts and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men and women. There is paucity of data on the differential leucocyte count and its relationship with the risk of CHD and CVD. METHODS This prospective study comprised 7073 men and 9035 women who were 45-79 years of age and were residents of Norfolk. United Kingdom. RESULTS During an average of 8 years of follow-up we… CONTINUE READING
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