Cerebral CO2 reactivity, cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the elderly.

Cholesterol and its subfractions play a role in the development of atherosclerosis. Cerebral CO2 reactivity reflects the compensatory capacity of cerebral arterioles. The authors investigated the relationship between total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), their ratio, and cerebral CO2 reactivity in 826 participants from the Rotterdam Study… CONTINUE READING