Prothrombotic genetic markers

M. L. Rossi, P. A. Merlini, D. Ardissino

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Abstract

The last decade has been characterized by an explosion of research studies on genetic epidemiology. In particular, as far as ischemic heart disease is concerned, a lot of research was focused on prothrombotic genetic risk factors. Unfortunately, the success of this approach in the field of venous thrombosis has not been replicated in the field of myocardial infarction. In the present editorial, a comment on the studies already available is provided and the possible limitations of the present approach are analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-498
Number of pages4
JournalItalian Heart Journal
Volume2
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Epidemiology
  • Risk factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Rossi, M. L., Merlini, P. A., & Ardissino, D. (2001). Prothrombotic genetic markers. Italian Heart Journal, 2(7), 495-498.