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Differential effects of the changes of LDL cholesterol and systolic blood pressure on the risk of carotid artery atherosclerosis

Kuo-Liong Chien12, Yu-Kang Tu3, Hsiu-Ching Hsu2, Ta-Chen Su2, Hung-Ju Lin2, Ming-Fong Chen2 and Yuan-Teh Lee24*

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

2 Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

3 Division of Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health & Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

4 China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012, 12:66  doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-66

Published: 17 August 2012

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Table S1: Scheme for the recruitment of the study participants in this study.

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