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Sex-Specific Effects of Adiponectin on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Incident Cardiovascular Disease

Persson, J and Strawbridge, RJ and McLeod, O and Gertow, K and Silveira, A and Baldassarre, D and Van Zuydam, N and Shah, S and Fava, C and Gustafsson, S and Veglia, F and Sennblad, B and Larsson, M and Sabater-Lleal, M and Leander, K and Gigante, B and Tabak, A and Kivimaki, M and Kauhanen, J and Rauramaa, R and Smit, AJ and Mannarino, E and Giral, P and Humphries, SE and Tremoli, E and de Faire, U and Lind, L and Ingelsson, E and Hedblad, B and Melander, O and Kumari, M and Hingorani, A and Morris, AD and Palmer, CNA and Lundman, P and Öhrvik, J and Söderberg, S and Hamsten, A (2015) 'Sex-Specific Effects of Adiponectin on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Incident Cardiovascular Disease.' Journal of the American Heart Association, 4 (8). e001853 - ?. ISSN 2047-9980

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Plasma adiponectin levels have previously been inversely associated with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis. In this study, we used a sex-stratified Mendelian randomization approach to investigate whether adiponectin has a causal protective influence on IMT.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2015 09:15
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2021 11:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15062

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