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The Newer Coronary Risk Factors

  • Peter W. F. Wilson

Abstract

Although the traditional coronary risk factors have included blood pressure, cholesterol, and cigarette smoking, several other factors are now being considered. This chapter provides a sampling of some of these “newer” risk factors, particularly those that have a biologic basis. The major categories to be considered are hematologic, newer lipid particles and their metabolic considerations, vitamins and homocysteine, and aspects of glucose metabolism.

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Coronary Heart Disease Risk Coronary Risk Factor Relative Odds Hemostatic Factor Angina PECTORIS 
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