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Commentary on HDL markers in cardiovascular risk prediction: ethnicity matters

Tuesday 14 July 2020   (0 Comments)
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High-density lipoprotein (HDL) has had a chequered history. Epidemiologic evidence supports HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) as a marker for cardiovascular risk, providing the rationale for its incorporation in SCORE, a cardiovascular risk algorithm. Investigation of the potential of HDL-targeted therapies to reduce cardiovascular events in high-risk patients has, however, proved disappointing in clinical trials.

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