Impact of inflammatory biomarkers on relation of high density lipoprotein-cholesterol with incident coronary heart disease: cardiovascular Health Study.

@article{Tehrani2013ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of inflammatory biomarkers on relation of high density lipoprotein-cholesterol with incident coronary heart disease: cardiovascular Health Study.},
  author={David M Tehrani and Julius M. Gardin and David J. Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Calvin Hayes Hirsch and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones and Phyllis K. Stein and Nathan D Wong},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={231 2},
  pages={246-51}
}
BACKGROUND Inflammatory factors and low HDL-C relate to CHD risk, but whether inflammation attenuates any protective association of high HDL-C is unknown. OBJECTIVE Investigate inflammatory markers' individual and collective impact on the association of HDL-C with incident coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS In 3888 older adults without known cardiovascular disease (CVD), we examined if the inflammatory markers C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and lipoprotein-associated… CONTINUE READING

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