Is the apoE4 allele an independent predictor of coronary events?

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PURPOSE Although the apolipoprotein E genotype epsilon4 (apoE4) has been associated with high cholesterol levels, whether it is an independent predictor of coronary events is not certain. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We measured apoE genotypes in 730 participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (421 men and 309 women, mean [+/- SD] age of 52+/-17… (More)

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@article{Scuteri2001IsTA, title={Is the apoE4 allele an independent predictor of coronary events?}, author={Alessandra Scuteri and Angelo Bos and Alan B. Zonderman and Larry J. Brant and E. G. Lakatta and Jerome L. Fleg}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={2001}, volume={110 1}, pages={28-32} }