HDCN Article Review/Hyperlink

Ridker PM

Review: Evaluating novel cardiovascular risk factors: can we better predict heart attacks?

Ann Intern Med (Jun) 130:933-937 1999

The full text of this review is available from the ACP site.

This paper deals extensively with homocysteine, fibrinogen, fibrinolytic capacity, and C-reactive protein as new markers for cardiovascular disease, which of course also has relevance for patients with ESRD.