Progression of coronary artery disease in young male post-infarction patients is linked to disturbances of carbohydrate and lipoprotein metabolism and to impaired fibrinolytic function.


AIMS To assess determinants of coronary artery disease progression in men with previous myocardial infarction. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 102 unselected non-diabetic Swedish men (age 40.4 +/- 3.6, range 23-44 years) entered the study 3-6 months after a first myocardial infarction. The programme included metabolic and haemostatic investigations and… (More)


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