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Primary Investigator:

REGARDS is a 30,000 member cohort of white and black community-dwelling adults from all over the 48 contiguous US states who were recruited between 2003-2007 and who are being followed for stroke and heart disease endpoints longitudinally. Endpoints are rigorously adjudicated, including cause of death. Numerous opportunities exist to...

Primary Investigator:

While elevated levels of NT-proBNP are known to be associated with a higher risk of typical MIs, less is known about the relationship between NT-proBNP and very small non ST-elevation MIs, also known as microsize MIs.  We evaluated the association of baseline NT-proBNP with risk of incident microsize MIs, typical MIs and acute fatal CHD using a...