Platelet glycoprotein IIb polymorphism, traditional risk factors and non-fatal myocardial infarction in young women.

Several platelet glycoprotein polymorphisms have been associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in studies that included predominantly men. In a population-based sample of 68 Caucasian women < 45 years old with non-fatal MI and 346 demographically similar control subjects, we found an increased risk of MI among women who possessed at… CONTINUE READING