Influence of plasma lipoprotein (a) levels on coronary vasomotor response to acetylcholine.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to examine the influence of plasma lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] levels on coronary endothelial vasomotor function. BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have demonstrated a direct relation between elevated plasma levels of Lp(a) and increased risk of coronary artery disease. Well recognized coronary risk factors are known to… (More)

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