- Prevalence and extent of atherosclerosis in adolescents and young adults: implications for prevention from the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth StudyJ P Strong
Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
JAMA 281:727-35. 1999..Atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of coronary heart disease, has been shown to be present even in young adults...
- Association of Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors with microscopic qualities of coronary atherosclerosis in youthH C McGill
Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
Circulation 102:374-9. 2000..91 mmol/L (35 mg/dL) and smoking. AHA grade 4 or 5 lesions were associated with obesity (body mass index > or =30 kg/m(2)) and hypertension (mean arterial pressure > or =110 mm Hg)...
- Nephrosclerosis in three cohorts of black and white men born 1925 to 1944, 1934 to 1953, and 1943 to 1962R E Tracy
Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112
Am J Hypertens 6:185-92. 1993..These result suggest that the adolescent and young adult ages are especially important in establishing the black-white difference in hypertension...