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C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors and the association with myocardial infarction in men.

Authors
  • Doggen, C J
  • Berckmans, R J
  • Sturk, A
  • Rosendaal, F R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of internal medicine
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2000
Volume
248
Issue
5
Pages
406–414
Identifiers
PMID: 11123505
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings confirm previous reports that C-reactive protein predicts the risk of myocardial infarction. However, this association does not appear to be causal, since the increase in risk can to a large extent be explained by the presence of other cardiovascular risk factors.

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