Oxidative stress, inflammation, and atherosclerotic changes in retinal arteries in the Japanese population; results from the Mima study.

@article{Sakane2008OxidativeSI,
  title={Oxidative stress, inflammation, and atherosclerotic changes in retinal arteries in the Japanese population; results from the Mima study.},
  author={Naoki Sakane and Shinji Fujiwara and Yoshiko Sano and Masayuki Domichi and Kokoro Tsuzaki and Yukiyo Matsuoka and Taku Hamada and Kyoko Saiga and Kazuhiko Kotani},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={485-8}
}
Oxidative stress and inflammation are known to play roles in the pathogenesis of vascular events. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between oxidative stress, inflammation, and atherosclerosis in the general population. A population-based, cross-sectional study was made of 282 people (126 men and 156 women, mean age; 65 13, mean BMI; 25.4 2.7 kg/m (2) ) recruited from the Mima study in Tokushima Prefecture. Risk factors included age, sex, body mass index (BMI), cigarette… CONTINUE READING