Association of Serum Lipids and Coronary Heart Disease in Contemporary Observational Studies.

  title={Association of Serum Lipids and Coronary Heart Disease in Contemporary Observational Studies.},
  author={Lisandro D Colantonio and Vera A. Bittner and Kristi Reynolds and Emily B Levitan and Robert S Rosenson and Maciej Banach and Shia T. Kent and Stephen F. Derose and Hui Zhou and Monika M. Safford and Paul Muntner},
  volume={133 3},
BACKGROUND The use of statins increased among US adults with high coronary heart disease (CHD) risk after publication of the 2001 cholesterol treatment guidelines. METHODS AND RESULTS We analyzed the association between lipids and CHD among 9578 REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study participants and 346,595 Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) members with baseline lipid measurements in 2003 to 2007. We performed the same analyses among 14,590… CONTINUE READING
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