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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Strang, Frederik; Schunkert, Heribert 
Title:
C-reactive protein and coronary heart disease: all said--is not it? 
Abstract:
C-reactive protein (CRP) and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been the subject of intensive investigations over the last decades. Epidemiological studies have shown an association between moderately elevated CRP levels and incident CHD whereas genetic studies have shown that polymorphisms associated with elevated CRP levels do not increase the risk of ischemic vascular disease, suggesting that CRP might be a bystander rather than a causal factor in the progress of atherosclerosis. Beside all th...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Mediators Inflamm 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
2014 
Pages contribution:
757123 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0962-9351 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen