Therapeutic effects of fibrates in postprandial lipemia.

  title={Therapeutic effects of fibrates in postprandial lipemia.},
  author={Genovefa D. Kolovou and Peggy M. Kostakou and Katherine K. Anagnostopoulou and Dennis Vassilios Cokkinos},
  journal={American journal of cardiovascular drugs : drugs, devices, and other interventions},
  volume={8 4},
Hypertriglyceridemia is observed in many metabolic diseases such as the metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus, or mixed dyslipidemia frequently leading to premature coronary heart disease (CHD). Additionally, several studies have shown that postprandial hypertriglyceridemia is pronounced in patients with CHD, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and other pathologic conditions. The triglyceride-rich lipoprotein remnants accumulating in the postprandial state seem to be involved in atherogenesis… CONTINUE READING


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