Lipoprotein(A): physiologic function, association with atherosclerosis, and effects of lipid-lowering drug therapy.

@article{Spinler1994LipoproteinAPF,
  title={Lipoprotein(A): physiologic function, association with atherosclerosis, and effects of lipid-lowering drug therapy.},
  author={Sarah A. Spinler and Mark J. Cziraky},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1994},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={343-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the structure and physiologic function of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], review the association of Lp(a) with the development of atherosclerosis, and to critically evaluate the current literature regarding the effects of lipid-lowering drug therapy on Lp(a) serum concentrations. DATA SOURCES English language clinical and animal studies, abstracts, and review articles pertaining to Lp(a). STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION Relevant human and animal studies examining Lp(a)'s… CONTINUE READING
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