TITLE

To B or Not to B: Is Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol an Adequate Surrogate for Apolipoprotein B?

AUTHOR(S)
Lavie, Carl J.; Milani, Richard V.; O'Keefe, James H.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2010, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p446
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the authors discuss whether non-high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol can adequately replace for Apolipoprotein B (Apo B). The authors regard the relationship of the level of Apo B with the coronary heart disease risks. The authors show support for the routine assessment and treatment directed at levels of non-HDL-C as well as the value and goals in routine laboratory results.
ACCESSION #
50283521

 

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