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HIGH SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AND RISK OF STROKE IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: THE REASONS FOR GEOGRAPHIC AND RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN STROKE (REGARDS) STUDY

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Background and Purpose- High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), a marker of systemic inflammation, is a predictor of cardiovascular events in the general population. We compared the association between hs-CRP level and subsequent stroke events in in individuals with and without atrial fibrillation (AF) in the REGARDS study.
subject
Atrial fibrillation
biomarkers
inflammation
REGARDS
Stroke
contributor
Dawood, Farah (author)
Herrington, David (committee chair)
Judd, Suzanne (committee member)
Soliman, Elsayed Z (committee member)
Yeboah, Joseph (committee member)
date
2015-06-23T08:35:55Z (accessioned)
2015-06-23T08:35:55Z (available)
2015 (issued)
degree
Clinical and Population Translational Sciences (discipline)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/57159 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
HIGH SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AND RISK OF STROKE IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: THE REASONS FOR GEOGRAPHIC AND RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN STROKE (REGARDS) STUDY
type
Thesis

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