Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase and risk of heart failure in the community.

OBJECTIVE To examine the association of serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) with incident heart failure. METHODS AND RESULTS We related serum GGT to the incidence of heart failure in 3544 (mean age, 44.5 years; 1833 women and 1711 men) Framingham Study participants who were free of heart failure and myocardial infarction. On follow-up (mean, 23.6 years… CONTINUE READING