High-density lipoprotein cholesterol raising: does it matter?

  title={High-density lipoprotein cholesterol raising: does it matter?},
  author={Jonathan D. Schofield and Michael France and Basil J. Ammori and Yifen Liu and Handrean Soran},
  journal={Current opinion in cardiology},
  volume={28 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and premature mortality in Europe and the United States, and is increasingly common in developing countries. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is an independent risk factor for CVD and is superior to low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) as a predictor of cardiovascular events. The residual risk conferred by low HDL-C in patients with a satisfactory LDL-C was recently highlighted by the European… CONTINUE READING
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