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American Journal of Medicine Editor Joseph Alpert

Should Physicians Measure High-sensitivity C-reactive Protein Levels to Assess Coronary Heart Disease Risk?

When I was a medical student, atherosclerosis was seen as a process resembling the deposition of calcium deposits in pipes in an old house with gradual accumulation of precipitated minerals on the inner walls of these pipes. Basic science and clinical research over the last 40 years have made it clear that the process that […]

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