High prevalence of endomyocardial fibrosis in rural Mozambique

  • Published 2008 in Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine


taking HRT were older, had lower BMIs, were less likely to be smokers or have diabetes, and were more likely to have a history of hypertension than women not receiving HRT. The median duration of follow-up was 10.2 years. The incidence and calculated risk of cardiovascular disease increased with baseline level of lipoprotein(a) in women who were not taking… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio1337