Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth Risk Scores Are Associated With Early and Advanced Atherosclerosis

@article{McMahan2006PathobiologicalDO,
  title={Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth Risk Scores Are Associated With Early and Advanced Atherosclerosis},
  author={C. McMahan and S. Gidding and G. Malcom and R. Tracy and J. Strong and H. Mcgill},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={1447 - 1455}
}
OBJECTIVES. Atherosclerosis begins in childhood and progresses during adolescence and young adulthood. The Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth Study previously reported risk scores to estimate the probability of advanced atherosclerotic lesions in young individuals aged 15 to 34 years using the coronary heart disease risk factors (gender, age, serum lipoprotein concentrations, smoking, hypertension, obesity, and hyperglycemia). In this study we investigated the relation of… Expand
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