HDL-C: clinical equipoise and vascular endothelial function.

  title={HDL-C: clinical equipoise and vascular endothelial function.},
  author={Steven Campbell and Jacques J Genest},
  journal={Expert review of cardiovascular therapy},
  volume={11 3},
Serum levels of HDL cholesterol represent a strong, and coherent cardiovascular risk marker seen across all populations, with higher levels of HDL cholesterol being associated with decreased incidence of coronary artery disease. The cardiovascular protective effects of HDL particles are attributed, in great part, to the ability of HDL particles to promote cellular cholesterol efflux from lipid-laden macrophages within the atherosclerotic plaque. HDL also has pleiotropic effects that protect the… CONTINUE READING


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