Homocysteine and occlusive arterial disease.

  title={Homocysteine and occlusive arterial disease.},
  author={D. C. Grant and Cathal K Kelly and M. Arumugasamy and Andrew S. Leahy},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={89 7},
BACKGROUND An increased plasma level of homocysteine has been proposed as an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis; this review examines the evidence. METHODS A Medline search was undertaken for English language articles on homocysteine and vascular disease. Further papers were identified by cross-referencing from the reference lists of relevant major articles. RESULTS Although much interest has been generated about homocysteine and atherosclerotic disease, contradictory data exist… CONTINUE READING

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