Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and prognosis after myocardial infarction in the community.

@article{Gerber2006LipoproteinassociatedPA,
  title={Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and prognosis after myocardial infarction in the community.},
  author={Yariv Gerber and Joseph P. McConnell and Allan S. Jaffe and Susan A. Weston and Jill M. Killian and Veronique Lee Roger},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={2517-22}
}
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the role of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), an inflammatory biomarker, in defining risk after myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS AND RESULTS Olmsted County, Minn, residents who experienced an MI meeting standardized criteria between 2003 and 2005 (n = 271) were prospectively identified and followed. Lp-PLA2 levels were measured at baseline and evaluated along with traditional risk indicators. Lp-PLA2 was modestly associated with total and low-density… CONTINUE READING

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