• Medicine
  • Published in European heart journal 1998

Is hypertriglyceridaemia an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease? The epidemiological evidence.

@article{Miller1998IsHA,
  title={Is hypertriglyceridaemia an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease? The epidemiological evidence.},
  author={Michael I. Miller},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 Suppl H},
  pages={
          H18-22
        }
}
There has been considerable controversy over whether elevated levels of triglycerides, or hypertriglyceridaemia, is an independent risk factor in coronary heart disease (CHD). Discrepancies between findings of univariate and multivariate statistical analyses are likely to be due to the strong inverse correlation between plasma triglyceride levels and high density lipoprotein cholesterol. Convincing evidence of a link between elevated triglyceride levels and CHD has been reported in a meta… CONTINUE READING

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