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Am J Cardiol. 2000 Nov 1;86(9):1005-9, A8.

Homocysteine, a risk factor for coronary artery disease or not? A meta-analysis.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. ajm.cleophas@wxs.nl


This meta-analysis suggests that homocysteine may not be as harmful for the heart as it seems. At the same time, however, homocysteine may be an indicator for unhealthy lifestyles, and therefore, an important variable for cardiologists to take into account when assessing coronary artery disease.

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