Ex vivo measures of LDL oxidative susceptibility predict carotid artery disease.

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AIM The purpose of the study was to assess whether ex vivo measures of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation improved prediction of carotid artery disease (CAAD) case-control status compared to standard lipid and smoking measures. METHODS One hundred and forty cases with a high degree of carotid artery stenosis aged 40-83 years and an equal number of… (More)

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