Should we target HDL cholesterol level in lowering cardiovascular risk?

  • Peter P. Toth
  • Published 2009 in Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej


In prospective observational studies and retrospective case control studies performed throughout the world, low serum levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are consistently associated with increased risk for all forms of atherosclerotic disease and its clinical sequelae, including myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death. In contrast… (More)


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