Hageman factor and risk of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men.

@article{Kelleher1992HagemanFA,
  title={Hageman factor and risk of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men.},
  author={Cecily C. Kelleher and Kostas A. Mitropoulos and J. D. Imeson and Thomas W. Meade and Jacob Martin and B E Reeves and L. O. Hughes},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1992},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
In order to evaluate whether Hageman factor (XII) is increased in survivors of myocardial infarction and whether this in turn influences factor VII coagulant activity (VIIc), we examined the coagulation and lipoprotein profiles in 82 subjects, 51 of whom had a definite history of myocardial infarction and 31 healthy volunteers invited from a local general practice register for a cardiovascular screen. Both serum cholesterol (P = 0.03) and plasma fibrinogen levels (P = 0.02) were significantly… CONTINUE READING