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Chronic exposure to biomass fuel is associated with increased carotid artery intima-media thickness and a higher prevalence of atherosclerotic plaque

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  • Matthew S Painschab Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Cardiovascular Imaging and Clinical Research Core Laboratory, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Victor G Davila-Roman Cardiovascular Imaging and Clinical Research Core Laboratory, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert H Gilman Department of International Health, Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Angel D Vasquez-Villar División de Cardiología, Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen, EsSalud, Lima, Peru  PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Suzanne L Pollard Department of International Health, Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert A Wise Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J Jaime Miranda CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • William Checkley Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Department of International Health, Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
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  1. Correspondence to Dr William Checkley, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1800 Orleans St, Suite 9121, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA; wcheckl1{at}jhmi.edu
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Painschab MS, Davila-Roman VG, Gilman RH, et al
Chronic exposure to biomass fuel is associated with increased carotid artery intima-media thickness and a higher prevalence of atherosclerotic plaque

Publication history

  • Received November 29, 2012
  • Revised March 26, 2013
  • Accepted March 27, 2013
  • First published April 25, 2013.
Online issue publication 
June 26, 2013

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