Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio as a useful marker for early-stage carotid atherosclerosis.

Abstract

A higher ratio of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease. However, the role of this lipid index during early-stage atherosclerosis has not yet been established. This study investigated relationships between… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2009.09.009

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