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Although hsCRP is the only novel risk marker currently endorsed by the NACB, other biomarkers may provide significant predictive power, warranting future studies.
Impact of metformin versus repaglinide on non-glycaemic cardiovascular risk markers related to inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in non-obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
The rising incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) in Europe, particularly among the expanding ageing population, is driving the widened application of cardiac risk markers to detect cardiac failure, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to determine appropriate treatments.
This makes it a strong risk marker that is present several years before diagnosis.
It was reported that 57% of this increase could not be attributed to weight loss alone, implying a possible direct effect of rimonabant on the improvement of this risk marker.
We tested whether leptin may be an independent risk marker for stroke in a case-referent study.
AUC for all derived HPLC variables except for Ls (small LDL + very small LDL) was larger than that for traditional risk marker, and Vs + Ls Hs produced the largest AUC.
Low cholesterol may be a risk factor for aggressive behavior, a risk marker for other biologic substances or genotypes that predispose to such behavior, or a biologic marker for poor prognosis.
Further trials to confirm the initial findings of this new cardiovascular disease risk marker are scheduled in both the U.
Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2: a risk marker or a risk factor?
The purpose of this article is to review the evidence for the clinical utility of Lp-PLA(2), both as a risk marker and as a risk factor involved in the causal pathway of plaque inflammation and the formation of rupture-prone plaque.
Several studies have demonstrated that the WC is superior to BMI as a risk marker (2, 3).

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