Fibrinogen as a risk factor for coronary heart disease and mortality in middle-aged men and women. The Scottish Heart Health Study.

@article{Woodward1998FibrinogenAA,
  title={Fibrinogen as a risk factor for coronary heart disease and mortality in middle-aged men and women. The Scottish Heart Health Study.},
  author={Mark Woodward and G D O Lowe and Ann Rumley and Hugh D Tunstall-Pedoe},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={55-62}
}
AIMS Fibrinogen was measured in 5095 men and 4860 men aged 40-59 in a random population sample from 25 districts of Scotland recruited during 1984-87: the Scottish Heart Health Study. Fibrinogen was then related to the chance of fatal and non-fatal coronary events and death from any cause during a subsequent follow-up period of around 8 years. METHODS AND RESULTS Fibrinogen was measured by the Clauss assay. The effect of fibrinogen on coronary heart disease and death was assessed through age… CONTINUE READING

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