Sex and ethnic differences in the associations between lipoprotein(a) and peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

@article{Forbang2016SexAE,
  title={Sex and ethnic differences in the associations between lipoprotein(a) and peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.},
  author={Nketi I. Forbang and Michael H. Criqui and Matthew A. Allison and Joachim H. Ix and Brian T. Steffen and Mary Cushman and Michael Tsai},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={453-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Higher lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] has been linked with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Also, elevated Lp(a) serum levels have been observed in women and African Americans (AAs). It remains uncertain if sex and ethnicity modify the association between Lp(a) and PAD. METHODS Lp(a) mass concentration was measured with a latex-enhanced turbidimetric… CONTINUE READING