A CETP polymorphism improves the diagnostic power of clinical examination in patients with cardiovascular disease
Swiss Medical Weekly
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atherosclerosis, single nucleotide polymorphism, cholesterol ester transfer protein, physical examination
Atherosclerosis is common and myocardial infarction, stroke and peripheral arterial occlusive disease are its devastating complications. Accurate risk prediction is urgently needed. We applied molecular tests to improve early clinical identification of patients threatened by a future course of complicated active atherosclerosis.