Heart 97:684 doi:10.1136/hrt.2011.222265
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Family history of premature coronary heart disease and risk prediction

  1. Allan D Struthers
  1. Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
  1. Correspondence to M Adnan Nadir, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Ninewells Mail Box 2, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK; adnannadir{at}

To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Sivapalaratnam and colleagues.1 Although the self-reported family history of coronary heart disease (CHD) was an independent risk factor for future CHD events in this study, the addition of family history of CHD to …