A "natural experiment" in cardiovascular epidemiology in the early 21st century

Akira Sekikawa, B. Y. Horiuchi, D. Edmundowicz, H. Ueshima, J. D. Curb, K. Sutton-Tyrrell, Tomonori Okamura, T. Kadowaki, A. Kashiwagi, K. Mitsunami, K. Murata, Y. Nakamura, B. L. Rodriguez, L. H. Kuller

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Despite similar traditional risk factors, morbidity and mortality rates from coronary heart disease in western and non-western cohorts remain substantially different. Careful study of such cohorts may help identify novel risk factors for CHD, and contribute to the formulation of new preventive strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-257
Number of pages3
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Mar 1
Externally publishedYes


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Sekikawa, A., Horiuchi, B. Y., Edmundowicz, D., Ueshima, H., Curb, J. D., Sutton-Tyrrell, K., Okamura, T., Kadowaki, T., Kashiwagi, A., Mitsunami, K., Murata, K., Nakamura, Y., Rodriguez, B. L., & Kuller, L. H. (2003). A "natural experiment" in cardiovascular epidemiology in the early 21st century. Heart, 89(3), 255-257.