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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Jansen, Henning; Samani, Nilesh J; Schunkert, Heribert 
Title:
Mendelian randomization studies in coronary artery disease. 
Abstract:
Epidemiological research over the last 50 years has discovered a plethora of biomarkers (including molecules, traits or other diseases) that associate with coronary artery disease (CAD) risk. Even the strongest association detected in such observational research precludes drawing conclusions about the causality underlying the relationship between biomarker and disease. Mendelian randomization (MR) studies can shed light on the causality of associations, i.e whether, on the one hand, the biomarke...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Heart J 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
35 
Journal issue:
29 
Pages contribution:
1917-24 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0195-668X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen