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Measurement of plasma lipids in patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11448415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We assessed the reliability of early (first day) plasma lipid measurements in patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris. In 55 such patients, plasma levels of cholesterol and triglycerides measured within the first 24 hours after admission were significantly lower than the corresponding values at 6 weeks, which means that even very early in-hospital lipid measurements could lead to potentially serious underestimation of the lipid risk in these patients ad defined by the current criteria.
Authors:
M A Rauoof; K Iqbal; M M Mir; N A Tramboo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-12     Completed Date:  2001-08-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-7, A5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology (Division II) Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India. rauoofmalik@usa.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Angina, Unstable / blood*
Cholesterol / blood
Humans
Lipids / blood*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood*
Time Factors
Triglycerides / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lipids; 0/Triglycerides; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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