Lipoprotein(a) as a cardiovascular risk factor: current status


Nordestgaard B. G. , Chapman M. J. , Ray K., Boren J., Andreotti F., Watts G. F. , ...More

EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, vol.31, no.23, pp.2844-2855, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 23
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehq386
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.2844-2855
  • Keywords: Lipids, Hyperlipidemia, Prevention, Myocardial infarction, Stroke, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, OXIDIZED PHOSPHOLIPIDS, LP(A) LIPOPROTEIN, NATIONAL-HEART, APOLIPOPROTEIN(A), ASSOCIATION, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, INSIGHTS, LDL, MEN

Abstract

The aims of the study were, first, to critically evaluate lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] as a cardiovascular risk factor and, second, to advise on screening for elevated plasma Lp(a), on desirable levels, and on therapeutic strategies.