Homocysteine, vitamin B6 and the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism.

Abstract

Hyperhomocysteinemia (HHC) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and even mildly to moderately elevated homocysteine levels have been associated with a heightened risk for a first and recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE). Within the frame of a large prospective cohort study (Austrian Study on Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism), we… (More)

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