Red cell distribution width in relation to incidence of stroke and carotid atherosclerosis: a population-based cohort study.

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Increased red cell distribution width (RDW) has been related to poor prognosis in patients with cardiovascular disease, and is a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in the general population. The purpose of the present study was to investigate if RDW is associated with increased incidence of stroke and its subtypes in individuals from the general population.

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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Other Clinical Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0124957
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume10
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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