Hyperlipidaemia and aortic valve disease.

  title={Hyperlipidaemia and aortic valve disease.},
  author={Anne Bj\orhovde Rosseb\o and Terje Rolf Pedersen},
  journal={Current opinion in lipidology},
  volume={15 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Degenerative aortic valve stenosis is a common disease in the elderly, and traditional risk factors for atherosclerotic disease including hyperlipidaemia have been associated with the condition in several studies. This review addresses the role of the various risk factors and the potential for intervention. RECENT FINDINGS The association of lipid abnormalities such as high lipoprotein(a) levels and the presence of the apolipoprotein E4 allele with aortic stenosis, as well… CONTINUE READING


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