Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and the development of coronary heart disease and stroke subtypes in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama Study.

@article{Imamura2014NonhighdensityLC,
  title={Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and the development of coronary heart disease and stroke subtypes in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama Study.},
  author={Tsuyoshi Imamura and Yasufumi Doi and Toshiharu Ninomiya and Jun Hata and Masaharu Nagata and Fumie Ikeda and Naoko Mukai and Yoichiro Hirakawa and Daigo Yoshida and Masayo Fukuhara and Takanari Kitazono and Yutaka Kiyohara},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={233 2},
  pages={343-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It has not been fully determined whether non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDLC) levels are involved in vascular events, especially stroke, in general Asian populations. We evaluated the association between non-HDLC levels and the risk of type-specific cardiovascular disease in a prospective cohort study in Japan… CONTINUE READING