The relationship of fibrinogen and factors VII and VIII to incident cardiovascular disease and death in the elderly: results from the cardiovascular health study.

@article{Tracy1999TheRO,
  title={The relationship of fibrinogen and factors VII and VIII to incident cardiovascular disease and death in the elderly: results from the cardiovascular health study.},
  author={Russell P Tracy and Alice M. Arnold and Walter H. Ettinger and Linda P. Fried and Elaine N. Meilahn and Philip Savage},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={1776-83}
}
Little is known about the prospective associations of fibrinogen, factor VII, or factor VIII with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality in the elderly. At baseline in the Cardiovascular Health Study (5888 white and African American men and women; aged >/=65 years), we measured fibrinogen, factor VIII, and factor VII. We used sex-stratified stepwise Cox… CONTINUE READING