High levels of urinary F2-isoprostanes predict cardiovascular mortality in postmenopausal women.

@article{Roest2008HighLO,
  title={High levels of urinary F2-isoprostanes predict cardiovascular mortality in postmenopausal women.},
  author={M Roest and Hieronymus A. M. Voorbij and Yvonne T van der Schouw and Petra H. M. Peeters and Tom Teerlink and Peter G. Scheffer},
  journal={Journal of clinical lipidology},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={298-303}
}
BACKGROUND F2-isoprostanes are prostaglandin-like compounds formed via arachidonic acid oxidation during oxidative stress. OBJECTIVE To study the relation between urinary concentrations of 8-iso-prostaglandin F2α (8-iso PGF2α) and mortality due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in a nested case-cohort design. METHODS Follow-up duration of this prospective… CONTINUE READING