Kaptoge, Stephen2; Seshasai, Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally2; Gao, Pei2; Freitag, Daniel F2; Butterworth, Adam S2; Borglykke, Anders1; Di Angelantonio, Emanuele2; Gudnason, Vilmundur2; Rumley, Ann2; Lowe, Gordon D O2; Jørgensen, Torben1; Danesh, John2
1 Research Centre for Prevention and Health, FCFS, The Capital Region of Denmark2 unknown
new prospective study and updated meta-analysis
Because low-grade inflammation may play a role in the pathogenesis of coronary heart disease (CHD), and pro-inflammatory cytokines govern inflammatory cascades, this study aimed to assess the associations of several pro-inflammatory cytokines and CHD risk in a new prospective study, including meta-analysis of prospective studies.
European Heart Journal, 2014, Vol 35, Issue 9, p. 578-589