No correlation and low agreement of imaging and inflammatory atherosclerosis' markers in familial hypercholesterolemia.

Abstract

Our purpose was to study the determinants of coronary and carotid subclinical atherosclerosis, aortic stiffness and their relation with inflammatory biomarkers in familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) subjects. Furthermore, we evaluated the agreement degree of imaging and inflammatory markers' severity used for coronary heart disease (CHD) prediction. Coronary… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2007.12.014

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