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Inflammatory markers and extent and progression of early atherosclerosis: Meta-analysis of individual-participant-data from 20 prospective studies of the PROG-IMT collaboration.

Journal article
Authors Peter Willeit
Simon G Thompson
Stefan Agewall
Göran Bergström
Horst Bickel
Alberico L Catapano
Kuo-Liong Chien
Eric de Groot
Jean-Philippe Empana
Thorleif Etgen
Oscar H Franco
Bernhard Iglseder
Stein H Johnsen
Maryam Kavousi
Lars Lind
Jing Liu
Ellisiv B Mathiesen
Giuseppe D Norata
Michael H Olsen
Aikaterini Papagianni
Holger Poppert
Jackie F Price
Ralph L Sacco
David N Yanez
Dong Zhao
Ulf Schminke
Alpaslan Bülbül
Joseph F Polak
Matthias Sitzer
Albert Hofman
Liliana Grigore
Marcus Dörr
Ta-Chen Su
Pierre Ducimetière
Wuxiang Xie
Kimmo Ronkainen
Stefan Kiechl
Tatjana Rundek
Christine Robertson
Björn Fagerberg
Lena Bokemark
Helmuth Steinmetz
M Arfan Ikram
Henry Völzke
Hung-Ju Lin
Matthieu Plichart
Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen
Moise Desvarieux
Stela McLachlan
Caroline Schmidt
Jussi Kauhanen
Johann Willeit
Matthias W Lorenz
Dirk Sander
Published in European journal of preventive cardiology
Volume 23
Issue 2
Pages 194-205
ISSN 2047-4881
Publication year 2016
Published at Wallenberg Laboratory
Pages 194-205
Language en
Subject categories Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems


Large-scale epidemiological evidence on the role of inflammation in early atherosclerosis, assessed by carotid ultrasound, is lacking. We aimed to quantify cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of inflammatory markers with common-carotid-artery intima-media thickness (CCA-IMT) in the general population.

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