Association between paraoxonase activity and lipid levels in patients with premature coronary artery disease.

@article{Sarkar2006AssociationBP,
  title={Association between paraoxonase activity and lipid levels in patients with premature coronary artery disease.},
  author={Purnima Dey Sarkar and M ShivaprakashT and Basavaraj Madhusudhan},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={373 1-2},
  pages={77-81}
}
BACKGROUND South Asians, especially Indians show increased risk for atherosclerosis and have the higher mortality rates due to coronary artery disease. The increasing incidence of coronary artery disease in young patients is possibly due to industrialization, stress of life, less exercise and increasing incidence of smoking and other factors. We attempted to determine an independent association of paraoxonase with coronary artery disease in young patients. METHOD The lipid profile and serum… CONTINUE READING

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