Serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in chronic uremia.

  title={Serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in chronic uremia.},
  author={H E Norbeck and L. Or{\"o} and Lars A. Carlson},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  volume={200 6},
The concentrations of triglycerides and cholesterol have been determined in total serum and in the three major serum lipoprotein classes--very low (VLDL), low (LDL) and high (HDL) density lipoproteins-after an overnight fast in 39 patients with chronic uremia of more than 2 years' duration and with serum creatinine above 350 mumol/l. The values were compared with data from healthy male and female controls. The findings were similar for male and female uremics. Hypertriglyceridemia was common… CONTINUE READING