Homocyst(e)ine and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the evidence with special emphasis on case-control studies and nested case-control studies.

@article{Ford2002HomocysteineAC,
  title={Homocyst(e)ine and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the evidence with special emphasis on case-control studies and nested case-control studies.},
  author={Earl S. Ford and Suzanne J Smith and Donna F. Stroup and Karen K. Steinberg and Patricia W. Mueller and Stephen B. Thacker},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={59-70}
}
BACKGROUND Elevated concentrations of homocyst(e)ine are thought to increase the risk of vascular diseases including coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease. METHODS We searched MEDLINE (1966-1999), EMBASE (1974-1999), SciSearch (1974- 1999), and Dissertation Abstracts (1999) for articles and theses about homocyst(e)ine concentration and coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease. RESULTS We included 57 publications (3 cohort studies, 12 nested case-control studies, 42… CONTINUE READING
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