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Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation DOI:10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.002707

Shared Genetic Susceptibility to Ischemic Stroke and Coronary Artery Disease: A Genome-Wide Analysis of Common Variants.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsDichgans, M, Malik, R, König, IR, Rosand, J, Clarke, R, Gretarsdottir, S, Thorleifsson, G, Mitchell, BD, Assimes, TL, Levi, C, Odonnell, CJ, Fornage, M, Thorsteinsdottir, U, Psaty, BM, Hengstenberg, C, Seshadri, S, Erdmann, J, Bis, JC, Peters, A, Boncoraglio, GB, März, W, Meschia, JF, Kathiresan, S, Ikram, MA, McPherson, R, Stefansson, K, Sudlow, C, Reilly, MP, Thompson, JR, Sharma, P, Hopewell, JC, Chambers, JC, Watkins, H, Rothwell, PM, Roberts, R, Markus, HS, Samani, NJ, Farrall, M, Schunkert, H, the METASTROKE Consortium; the CARDIoGRAM consortium; the C4D consortium; the International Stroke Genetics, C, authors Collaborators/second tier of,
JournalStroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Date Published2013/11/21

Ischemic stroke (IS) and coronary artery disease (CAD) share several risk factors and each has a substantial heritability. We conducted a genome-wide analysis to evaluate the extent of shared genetic determination of the two diseases.