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Athanasios Saratzis
University of Leicester
41Publications
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#1Ify Mordi (Dund.: University of Dundee)H-Index: 10
#2Rachael O. Forsythe (BHF: British Heart Foundation)H-Index: 8
Last.Calvin Woon Loong ChinH-Index: 6
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Background It is recognized that factors beyond aortic size are important in predicting outcome in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) disease. AAA is characterized by the breakdown of elastin within t...
#1Athanasios Saratzis (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 11
#2Bijan Modarai (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 24
#1M. F. Bath (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 1
#2Da Sidloff (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 2
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#1Seamus C. Harrison (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 12
#2Michael V. Holmes (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 30
Last.Janet T. Powell (Charing Cross Hospital)H-Index: 61
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Importance Risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are largely unknown, which has hampered the development of nonsurgical treatments to alter the natural history of disease. Objective To investigate the association between lipid-associated single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and AAA risk. Design, Setting, and Participants Genetic risk scores, composed of lipid trait–associated SNPs, were constructed and tested for their association with AAA using conventional (inverse-variance weight...
#1Da Sidloff (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 2
#2Athanasios Saratzis (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 11
Last.Matthew J. Bown (NIHR: National Institute for Health Research)H-Index: 34
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D.A.S. and A.S. are funded by the UK NIHR. This paper was written in collaboration with members of the SWAN project, a modelling study to examine the potential clinical benefit and cost-effectiveness of AAA screening in women (www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/projects/hta/1417901). The SWAN project was funded by the UK NIHR HTA programme (project number 14/179/01). The aspect of this paper relating to the analysis of HES presents independent research funded by the NIHR under the Programme Grants for Applied ...
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