Serum total homocysteine and coronary heart disease.

@article{Arnesen1995SerumTH,
  title={Serum total homocysteine and coronary heart disease.},
  author={Egil Arnesen and Helga Refsum and Kaare Harald B\onaa and Per Magne Ueland and Olav Helge F\orde and Jan Erik Nordrehaug},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={704-9}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have observed high plasma levels of homocysteine among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). The only prospective study was based on US physicians, and concluded that homocysteine was associated with subsequent myocardial infarction (MI). However, the association was limited to those above a threshold level of homocysteine. METHODS We conducted a nested case-control study among the 21,826 subjects, aged 12-61 years, who were surveyed in the municipality of… CONTINUE READING
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