Applying apoB to the diagnosis and therapy of the atherogenic dyslipoproteinemias: a clinical diagnostic algorithm.

@article{Sniderman2004ApplyingAT,
  title={Applying apoB to the diagnosis and therapy of the atherogenic dyslipoproteinemias: a clinical diagnostic algorithm.},
  author={Allan David Sniderman},
  journal={Current opinion in lipidology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={433-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The first objective is to present the most recent evidence relating to the efficacy of apolipoprotein B as a diagnostic index of the risk of vascular disease and a therapeutic target for statin therapy. The second is to present a diagnostic algorithm for the apolipoprotein B100 dyslipidemias based on triglyceride and apoB. RECENT FINDINGS The results from several recent prospective epidemiological studies demonstrate apoB to be superior to any of the cholesterol indices to… CONTINUE READING
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