mesheuropmc: digestive system | digestive system diseases
We used Mendelian randomization to estimate the causal effects of the liver enzymes, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT), on diabetes and cardiovascular disease, using genetic variants predicting these liver enz... View more
Fraser A.. Gamma-glutamyltransferase is associated with incident vascular events independently of alcohol intake: analysis of the British Women’s Heart and Health Study and Meta-Analysis. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 27, 2729–2735, doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.107.152298 (2007).
Ghouri N., Preiss D. & Sattar N.
Liver enzymes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and incident cardiovascular disease: a narrative review and clinical perspective of prospective data. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)
52, 1156–1161, doi: 10.1002/hep.23789 (2010).