Wannamethee, SG and Whincup, PH and Lennon, L and Rumley, A and Lowe, GD (2012) Fibrin D-dimer, tissue-type plasminogen activator, von Willebrand factor, and risk of incident stroke in older men. Stroke , 43 (5) 1206 - 1211. 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.636373.
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Abnormalities in blood coagulation and the fibrinolytic system have been associated with increased risk of stroke, but few prospective studies have studied the associations in older adults. We have examined the associations between fibrin D-dimer, tissue-type plasminogen activator, and von Willebrand factor (vWF) and risk of stroke in older men and examined their predictive roles separately in normotensive and hypertensive men.
|Title:||Fibrin D-dimer, tissue-type plasminogen activator, von Willebrand factor, and risk of incident stroke in older men.|
|Keywords:||Age Factors, Aged, Biological Markers, Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Incidence, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Prospective Studies, Risk Factors, Stroke, Tissue Plasminogen Activator, von Willebrand Factor|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care > Primary Care and Population Health|
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