An epidemiologic reassessment of lipoprotein(a) and atherothrombotic risk.

@article{Ridker1995AnER,
  title={An epidemiologic reassessment of lipoprotein(a) and atherothrombotic risk.},
  author={Paul M. Ridker},
  journal={Trends in cardiovascular medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={225-9}
}
Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is a unique lipoprotein particle, which appears to play a critical role in both atherogenesis and fibrinolysis. On the basis o f extensive laboratory research, as well as several retrospective case-control studies that demonstrate a positive association between Lp(a) and vascular risk, Lp(a) has often been considered an important… CONTINUE READING