[Metabolic syndrome and small dense LDL-cholesterol].

  • Tsutomu Hirano
  • Published 2007 in
    Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical…


Recently, small dense low-density lipoprotein (sd-LDL) has been highlighted as a new risk factor for CHD. Sd-LDL is also closely associated with insulin resistance and hypertriglyceridemia, suggesting a high prevalence of these atherogenic particles in metabolic syndrome. It has been proposed that increased triglyceride (TG) production in the liver due to… (More)


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