TITLE

Lowering homocysteine with folic acid and B vitamins did not prevent vascular events in vascular disease

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which states that lowering homocysteine along with B vitamins and folic acid did not interrupt vascular events in patients with vascular diseases. The study included 5522 patients with age above 55 years. All the patients had a history of peripheral artery diseases. Of the total patients, 9% had a history of stroke and other 54% had a history of myocardial infarction. Patients were selected for the regardless of homocysteine levels.
ACCESSION #
21692867

 

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