Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study.

@article{Sekikawa2008IntimamediaTO,
  title={Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study.},
  author={Akira Sekikawa and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell and Takashi Kadowaki and Aiman El-Saed and Tomonori Okamura and Tomoko Takamiya and Yoshiki Ueno and Rhobert Wyn Evans and Yasuyuki Nakamura and Daniel Edmundowicz and Atsunori Kashiwagi and Hiroshi Maegawa and Lewis H. Kuller},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={177-82}
}
In men in the post-World War II birth cohort, that is, men aged 40 to 49 years, whites in the United States had significantly higher levels of intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries (IMT) than the Japanese in Japan (Electron-Beam Tomography and Risk Assessment Among Japanese and US Men in the Post World War II Birth Cohort [ERA JUMP] study). The difference remained after adjusting for traditional risk factors. Primary genetic effects are unlikely, given the degree to which IMT is… CONTINUE READING