Lipoprotein (a) phenotype distribution in a population of bypass patients and its influence on lipoprotein (a) concentration.

A case control study was undertaken to compare the distribution of apolipoprotein (a) phenotypes in patients suffering from atherosclerosis and undergoing coronary bypass surgery with the distribution observed in adequately selected controls. Cases differed from controls for triglycerides (1.90 +/- 0.88 mmol l-1 and 1.16 +/- 0.79 mmol l-1, P < 0.0001… CONTINUE READING