Haemostatic Function and Ischaemic Heart Disease

  • T. W. Meade
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 164)


The Northwick Park Heart Study (NPHS) (Meade and North, 1977; Meade et al., 1980) is a prospective study of haemostatic function in the pathogenesis of ischaemic heart disease (IHD). It is based on the traditional application of epidemiology — that is, the comparison of groups to draw general inferences about causation and pathogenesis.


Ischaemic Heart Disease Cardiovascular Death Northwick Park Hospital Haemostatic Function Factor VIIIC 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. W. Meade
    • 1
  1. 1.MRC Epidemiology and Medical Care UnitNorthwick Park HospitalHarrowEngland

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