Document Detail


Beyond low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. A perspective on low high-density lipoprotein disorders and Lp(a) lipoprotein excess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8651835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Evidence supports the involvement of 2 common dyslipidemias---low high-density lipoprotein disorders and Lp(a) lipoprotein excess--in coronary heart disease. Until clinical trials determine whether specific therapeutic interventions can prevent the occurrence and recurrence of coronary heart disease in patients with these dyslipidemias, the implementation of cholesterol-lowering guidelines can provide a reasonable way to manage low high-density lipoprotein disorders and to identify specific categories of patients who may be at particularly high risk for premature coronary heart disease. Empiric treatment guidelines are suggested for low high-density lipoprotein disorders and Lp(a) lipoprotein excess in order to foster further discussion and validation by clinical trial data.
Authors:
R S Rosenson
Related Documents :
1593305 - Lipid metabolism and cardiovascular risk: should hypercholesterolemia be treated in the...
11791085 - A comparison of tibolone and hormone replacement therapy on coronary artery and myocard...
9699905 - Improvement of coronary vasodilatation capacity through single ldl apheresis.
19012525 - Aggregation of lipoprotein and inflammatory parameters in families with a history of pr...
3568055 - U wave inversion in unstable angina due to left main coronary artery stenosis.
22785135 - Elevated levels of oxidative stress as a prognostic predictor of major adverse cardiova...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of internal medicine     Volume:  156     ISSN:  0003-9926     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-25     Completed Date:  1996-07-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372440     Medline TA:  Arch Intern Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1278-84     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Preventive Cardiology Center, Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Ill., USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cholesterol, HDL / blood*
Cholesterol, LDL / blood*
Coronary Disease / blood,  etiology
Humans
Hyperlipidemias / blood,  complications
Lipoprotein(a) / blood*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholesterol, HDL; 0/Cholesterol, LDL; 0/Lipoprotein(a)

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Beta-blockers in hypertensive and coronary heart disease.
Next Document:  See one, do one, teach one? House staff experience discussing do-not-resuscitate orders.