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Family history of premature coronary heart disease and risk prediction
  1. M Adnan Nadir1,
  2. Allan D Struthers2
  1. 1Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
  2. 2Department 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}

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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 …

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