CRP Meta-Analysis

C-Reactive Protein as a Risk Factor for Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Strong evidence indicates that CRP is associated with CHD events. Moderate, consistent evidence suggests that adding CRP to risk prediction models among initially intermediate-risk persons improves risk stratification. However, sufficient evidence that reducing CRP levels prevents CHD events is lacking.

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