[Dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis].

Abstract

Dyslipidemia is the most important risk factor for atherosclerosis. LDL, VLDL remnants, chylomicron remnants, small dense LDL(sdLDL), Lp(a), and oxidized LDL are pro-atherogenic and HDLs are anti-atherogenic lipoproteins. Not native LDL but modified LDL causes to the formation of foam cells. Among LDL particles, smaller denser LDLs are more susceptible to… (More)

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@article{Koba2011DyslipidemiaAA, title={[Dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis].}, author={Shinji Koba and Tsutomu Hirano}, journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine}, year={2011}, volume={69 1}, pages={138-43} }