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Background Inflammation may be important in the pathogenesis of atherothrombosis. We studied whether inflammation increases the risk of a first thrombotic event and whether treatment with aspi­ rin decreases the risk. Methods We measured plasma C­reactive protein, a marker for systemic inflammation, in 543 appar­ ently healthy men… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMimc1411912

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