Meta-analysis of hyperhomocysteinemia as a risk factor for venous thromboembolic disease.


BACKGROUND Elevated plasma homocysteine (Hcy) levels are implicated in the development of atherosclerotic and venous thromboembolic disease. A meta-analysis of the risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in the presence of hyperhomocysteinemia (hyper-Hcy) was performed. METHODS Studies were identified through MEDLINE (January 1980 to August 1997) using… (More)


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