Elevated plasma lipoprotein(a) and coronary heart disease in men aged 55 years and younger. A prospective study.

@article{Bostom1996ElevatedPL,
  title={Elevated plasma lipoprotein(a) and coronary heart disease in men aged 55 years and younger. A prospective study.},
  author={Andrew G. Bostom and L. Adrienne Cupples and Jennifer L Jenner and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and Leo J Seman and Peter W. F. Wilson and Ernst J. Schaefer and William Peter Castelli},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={276 7},
  pages={544-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish whether elevated lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], detected as a sinking pre-beta-lipoprotein band on electrophoresis of fresh plasma, is an independent risk factor for the development of premature coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective study of the Framingham offspring cohort. PARTICIPANTS A total of 2191 men aged 20 to 54 years old who were free of cardiovascular disease when they were examined between 1971 and 1975. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES… CONTINUE READING

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