Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Both

C reactive proyein is a non specific marker of inflammation.
May elevate with infection, heart isease and rheumatologic disease.

In brief: Both

C reactive proyein is a non specific marker of inflammation.
May elevate with infection, heart isease and rheumatologic disease.
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nonspecific marker

CRP is a nonspecific marker of inflammation.
It is increased in all inflammatory disease states including cad. In the absence of another inflammatory condition CAD ought o be a consideration. A high CRP predicts a higher risk for cv events.

In brief: Nonspecific marker

CRP is a nonspecific marker of inflammation.
It is increased in all inflammatory disease states including cad. In the absence of another inflammatory condition CAD ought o be a consideration. A high CRP predicts a higher risk for cv events.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Elevated CRP...

And/or sedimentation rate correlates with infection or inflammation which can occur with some forms of heart disease like endocarditis, infection of a heart valve, but not coronary artery disease .
.At least not a substantially high one like this.

In brief: Elevated CRP...

And/or sedimentation rate correlates with infection or inflammation which can occur with some forms of heart disease like endocarditis, infection of a heart valve, but not coronary artery disease .
.At least not a substantially high one like this.
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