A1 Journal article – refereed
Impact of Lipid Measurements in Youth in Addition to Conventional Clinic-Based Risk Factors on Predicting Preclinical Atherosclerosis in Adulthood: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium




List of Authors: Koskinen J, Juonala M, Dwyer T, Venn A, Thomson R, Bassano L, Berenson GS, Sabin Ma, Burns TL, Viikari JSA, Woo JG, Urbina EM, Prineas R, Hutri-Kähönen N, Sinaiko A, Jacobs D, Steinberger J, Danielts S, Raitakari OT, Magnussen CG
Publication year: 2018
Journal: Circulation
Volume number: 137
Issue number: 12
Number of pages: 10
ISSN: 0009-7322

Abstract

Conclusions—Non-laboratory-based risk factors and lipids measured in adolescence independently predicted preclinical atherosclerosis in young adulthood. The addition of lipid measurements to traditional clinic based risk factor assessment provided a statistically significant but clinically modest improvement on adolescent prediction of high cIMT in adulthood.


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