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Table 1 Theories of the association between HP infection and CAD

From: Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with coronary artery disease: is it an independent risk factor?

Theories suggesting the association between HP infection and CAD
Cross-reactivity
Sustained chronic inflammation with subsequent oxidative stress and cytokines release
Dyslipidemia
Induction of a hypercoagulable state
Hyperhomocysteinemia