Association between plasma levels of PCSK9 and the presence of coronary artery disease in Japanese

@article{Nose2018AssociationBP,
  title={Association between plasma levels of PCSK9 and the presence of coronary artery disease in Japanese},
  author={Daisuke Nose and Yuhei Shiga and Yoko Ueda and Yoshiaki Idemoto and Kohei Tashiro and Yasusnori Suematsu and Takashi Kuwano and Ken Kitajima and Keijiro Saku and Shin-ichiro Miura},
  journal={Heart and Vessels},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-10}
}
The ability of pro-protein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) levels to predict the presence or severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to investigate these associations. We enrolled 393 patients who were clinically suspected to have CAD or who had at least one cardiac risk factor and underwent… CONTINUE READING