Homocysteine and heart failure: a review of investigations from the Framingham Heart Study

@article{Sundstrm2005HomocysteineAH,
  title={Homocysteine and heart failure: a review of investigations from the Framingham Heart Study},
  author={Johan Sundstr{\"o}m and Ramachandran S. Vasan},
  journal={Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={987 - 992}
}
Abstract High plasma homocysteine levels are associated with a moderately increased risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly of atherosclerotic events. We review the association of plasma homocysteine with heart failure, with a specific focus on a series of previously published investigations from the community-based Framingham Heart Study that evaluated the relations of plasma homocysteine levels with overt heart failure, and with its key antecedents, echocardiographic left ventricular (LV… Expand
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