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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Di Napoli, M; Schwaninger, M; Cappelli, R; Ceccarelli, E; Di Gianfilippo, G; Donati, C; Emsley, HC; Forconi, S; Hopkins, SJ; Masotti, L; Muir, KW; Paciucci, A; Papa, F; Roncacci, S; Sander, D; Sander, K; Smith, CJ; Stefanini, A; Weber, D 
Title:
Evaluation of C-reactive protein measurement for assessing the risk and prognosis in ischemic stroke: a statement for health care professionals from the CRP Pooling Project members. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Several studies have shown, in different populations, that modest elevation of plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) in the range seen in apparently healthy individuals is a strong predictor of future vascular events. Elevated plasma CRP concentrations are also associated with an increased risk of cerebrovascular events and an increased risk of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events in ischemic stroke patients. These epidemiological and clinical observations suggest that dete...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Stroke 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1316-29 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0039-2499 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik