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Are Markers of Inflammation More Strongly Associated with Risk for Fatal Than for Nonfatal Vascular Events?

  • Naveed Sattar mail,

    nsattar@clinmed.gla.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Heather M. Murray,

    Affiliation: Robertson Centre for Biostatistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Paul Welsh,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Gerard J. Blauw,

    Affiliation: Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Brendan M. Buckley,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland

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  • Stuart Cobbe,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Anton J. M. de Craen,

    Affiliation: Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Gordon D. Lowe,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • J. Wouter Jukema,

    Affiliation: Departments of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Peter W. Macfarlane,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Michael B. Murphy,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland

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  • David J. Stott,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Rudi G. J. Westendorp,

    Affiliation: Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • James Shepherd,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Ian Ford,

    Affiliation: Robertson Centre for Biostatistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Chris J. Packard,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • for the Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER) Study Group
  • Published: June 23, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000099

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