Novel methodologies for biomarker discovery in atherosclerosis.

  title={Novel methodologies for biomarker discovery in atherosclerosis.},
  author={Imo E. Hoefer and Sabine Steffens and Mika Ala-Korpela and Magnus B{\"a}ck and Lina Badimon and Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat and Chantal M Boulanger and Giuseppina Caligiuri and Stefanie Dimmeler and Jes{\'u}s Egido and Paul C. Evans and Tomasz J. Guzik and Brenda R Kwak and Ulf Landmesser and Manuel Mayr and Claudia Monaco and Gerard Pasterkamp and Jos{\'e} Tu{\~n}{\'o}n and Christian Weber},
  journal={European heart journal},
  volume={36 39},
Identification of subjects at increased risk for cardiovascular events plays a central role in the worldwide efforts to improve prevention, prediction, diagnosis, and prognosis of cardiovascular disease and to decrease the related costs. Despite their high predictive value on population level, traditional risk factors fail to fully predict individual risk. This position paper provides a summary of current vascular biomarkers other than the traditional risk factors with a special focus on the… CONTINUE READING


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