Plasma lipid profiles: the expanding repertoire of tests, their clinical significance and pitfalls.

  • Evelyn S-C Koay
  • Published 1989 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Abstract

Hyperlipidaemia and in particular hypercholesterolaemia is the best established cause of atherosclerosis. As awareness of this association grows amongst a more informed populace, there will be an increasing demand for plasma lipid screening. The traditional measurements of total plasma cholesterol and triglycerides for the assessment of hyperlipidaemia and… (More)

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