Is lipoprotein(a) a predictor for survival in patients with established coronary artery disease? Results from a prospective patient cohort study in northern Sweden.

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OBJECTIVES Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a known risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis. The aim of the present study was to test the importance of Lp(a) as a predictor for the further prognosis in patients with established coronary artery disease. DESIGN A prospective patient cohort study was carried out. SETTING AND SUBJECTS The cohort… (More)

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