Lycopene and myocardial infarction risk in the EURAMIC Study.

  title={Lycopene and myocardial infarction risk in the EURAMIC Study.},
  author={L. Kohlmeier and Jeremy David Kark and Enrique G{\'o}mez-Gracia and Blaise C Martin and Susan E Steck and Alwine F M Kardinaal and Jetmund Ringstad and Michael Thamm and V Masaev and Rudolph A. Riemersma and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mart{\'i}n-Moreno and Jussi K. Huttunen and Frans J. Kok},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={146 8},
A multicenter case-control study was conducted to evaluate the relations between antioxidant status assessed by biomarkers and acute myocardial infarction. Incidence cases and frequency matched controls were recruited from 10 European countries to maximize the variance in exposure within the study. Adipose tissue needle aspiration biopsies were taken shortly after the infarction and analyzed for levels of carotenoids and tocopherols. An examination of colinearity including all covariates and… CONTINUE READING
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