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Let us keep in mind that a change in diameter of the coronary artery is nothing but a surrogate outcome. Recent studies have addressed this issue, as is discussed below. For the present study, 1123 men with a history of CVD, cancer, or diabetes at baseline were excluded. Associated symptoms include fever, headache, myalgias, photophobia, arthralgias, and malar rash. Pearson TA, Mensah GA, Alexander RW, et al. A number of important questions remain. does this biomarker change predicted risk enough to alter recommended therapy?

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Publisher: S. Karger; 1 edition (January 23, 1987)

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