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The gender and age based disease groups lacked significant difference with all risk markers except BMI which was significantly elevated in female study subjects (30.
A risk marker that could be used to screen these patients so that effective intervention could be initiated early on, would be invaluable.
1001372) "Erectile Dysfunction Severity as a Risk Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Hospitalisation and All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study.
In this review we distinguish between modifiable risk factors and biomarkers in the following way: A modifiable risk factor or risk marker (hereinafter called risk factor or risk marker) is a biological characteristic that is causally correlated to a clinical endpoint, and its intervention-induced change should predict outcome; the risk factor differs from a biomarker in that the latter is a biological characteristic indicating a normal biologic process, a pathogenic process, or an effect of treatment on such a process (1).
However, in non-selected general population with hypertrophic car diomyopathy the importance of ventricular tachyarrhythmia as a risk marker for SCD is not well established.
An article in this issue of the JOURNAL OF FAMILY PRACTICE offers interesting insights into these questions ("Piercing among adolescents: Body art as risk marker," page 126).
where she successfully led strategic marketing, sales and business development for the company's novel cardiovascular risk marker -- the PLAC([R])Test for Lp-PLA2 -- to identify individuals at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.
Taken together with the failure of drugs such as torcetrapib and dalcetxapib in reducing cardiovascular risk despite markedly increasing HDL cholesterol levels, the HPS2-THRIVE results demonstrate that HDL level is solely a risk marker, not a risk factor that merits intervention.
M2 PHARMA-March 27, 2014-Study shows higher plasma dimethylglycine to be mortality risk marker in CHD patients
Furthermore, based on the role adiponectin plays in insulin signaling and the presence of adiponectin receptors in neurological tissue, we hypothesized that adiponectin contributes to or serves as a risk marker for the development of all-cause dementia and AD," wrote Dr.
Fourth, the use of hsCRP in intermediate-risk groups has been endorsed by the CDC and the AHA (14), and a recent comprehensive review of novel risk markers from the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry found hsCRP to be the only emerging risk marker with appropriate characteristics for clinical use (15).
hs-CRP may be useful as a risk marker in some moderately high-risk patients

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