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Commentary: Triglycerides and cardiovascular risk: apolipoprotein B holds the key

Thursday 21 February 2019   (0 Comments)
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In a recent Mendelian randomization study, the clinical benefit from treatments that lower LDL cholesterol or triglycerides was shown to be proportional to the absolute reduction in apolipoprotein B- containing lipoprotein particles, irrespective of changes in plasma levels of LDL cholesterol or triglycerides. This study has important implications for the design of future trials of novel therapies targeting hypertriglyceridemia, as discussed in this commentary.

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