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Hypercholesterolemia

Known as: Cholesterols, Elevated, Hypercholesterolemia [Disease/Finding], Hypercholesteremia 
A condition with abnormally high levels of CHOLESTEROL in the blood. It is defined as a cholesterol value exceeding the 95th percentile for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia (ADH; OMIM144400), a risk factor for coronary heart disease, is characterized by an… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
CONTEXT Obesity and diabetes are increasing in the United States. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of obesity and diabetes… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Abundant data link hypercholesterolaemia to atherogenesis. However, only recently have we appreciated that inflammatory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to examine the association of Joint National Committee (JNC-V) blood pressure and… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
CONTEXT Although cholesterol-reducing treatment has been shown to reduce fatal and nonfatal coronary disease in patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND In patients with high cholesterol levels, lowering the cholesterol level reduces the risk of coronary events, but the… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Lowering the blood cholesterol level may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. This double-blind study was… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Indirect evidence suggests accelerated degradation of endothelium-derived nitric oxide (ENDO) by superoxide anion (O2-) in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Apolipoprotein E (apoE) is a ligand for receptors that clear remnants of chylomicrons and very low density lipoproteins. Lack of… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Endothelial dysfunction is an early event in experimental studies of atherogenesis, preceding formation of plaques. We have… Expand