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Cleve Clin J Med. 2001 Jun;68(6):521-524, 527-34.

C-reactive protein: a 'golden marker' for inflammation and coronary artery disease.

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Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA. vpatel@saint-lukes.org

Abstract

Numerous studies have shown that elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. We advocate greater use of CRP measurements in clinical practice to identify patients at high risk in a variety of situations.

PMID:
11405613
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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