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Insulin-like growth factor-I gene polymorphism and risk of heart failure (the Rotterdam Study).

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
The American Journal of Cardiology (Impact Factor: 3.43). 09/2004; 94(3):384-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.04.044
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ABSTRACT We studied 4,963 participants of the population-based Rotterdam Study and found that a genetically determined chronic exposure to low insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) levels is associated with an increased risk for heart failure in elderly patients.

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