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Conference Paper: High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and other inflammatory markers in predicting cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chinese

TitleHigh-sensitivity C-reactive protein and other inflammatory markers in predicting cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chinese
Authors
KeywordsMedical sciences
Issue Date2011
PublisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org.hk
Citation
The 16th Medical Research Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 22 January 2011. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2011, v. 17 suppl. 1, p. 66, abstract no. 112 How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Inflammation is increasingly recognised as a key player in atherosclerosis, and C-reactive protein measured using high-sensitivity assay (hsCRP) is the most promising inflammatory marker in predicting the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In this prospective cohort study, we examined the predictive value of hsCRP for CVD in Hong Kong Chinese and determined if other biomarkers would enhance the predictive value of hsCRP. METHODS: Subjects were recruited from the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factors Prevalence Study …
DescriptionPoster Presentation
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/165048
ISSN
2014 Impact Factor: 0.872
2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.293

 

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dc.contributor.authorYuen, MAMen_US
dc.contributor.authorTso, AWKen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheung, BMYen_US
dc.contributor.authorLaw, LSCen_US
dc.contributor.authorLo, SVen_US
dc.contributor.authorChow, WSen_US
dc.contributor.authorLam, KSLen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-20T08:14:07Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-20T08:14:07Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 16th Medical Research Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 22 January 2011. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2011, v. 17 suppl. 1, p. 66, abstract no. 112en_US
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dc.descriptionPoster Presentation-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Inflammation is increasingly recognised as a key player in atherosclerosis, and C-reactive protein measured using high-sensitivity assay (hsCRP) is the most promising inflammatory marker in predicting the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In this prospective cohort study, we examined the predictive value of hsCRP for CVD in Hong Kong Chinese and determined if other biomarkers would enhance the predictive value of hsCRP. METHODS: Subjects were recruited from the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factors Prevalence Study …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org.hk-
dc.relation.ispartofHong Kong Medical Journalen_US
dc.rightsHong Kong Medical Journal. Copyright © Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectMedical sciences-
dc.titleHigh-sensitivity C-reactive protein and other inflammatory markers in predicting cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chineseen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailTso, AWK: awktso@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailCheung, BMY: mycheung@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailLaw, LSC: sclaw@alumni.cuhk.neten_US
dc.identifier.emailLo, SV: losv@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailChow, WS: chowws01@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailLam, KSL: ksllam@hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.volume17en_US
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dc.identifier.spage66en_US
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-
dc.description.otherThe 16th Medical Research Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 22 January 2011. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2011, v. 17 suppl. 1, p. 66, abstract no. 112-

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