The independent relationship between triglycerides and coronary heart disease

@article{Morrison2009TheIR,
  title={The independent relationship between triglycerides and coronary heart disease},
  author={Alan R Morrison and John E. Hokanson},
  journal={Vascular Health and Risk Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={89 - 95}
}
AIMS The aim was to review epidemiologic studies to reassess whether serum levels of triglycerides should be considered independently of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) as a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS AND RESULTS We systematically reviewed population-based cohort studies in which baseline serum levels of triglycerides and HDL-C were included as explanatory variables in multivariate analyses with the development of CHD (coronary events or coronary death) as… CONTINUE READING
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