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Vascular characterisation using multimodal imaging and relationship to functional lipid indices in blood

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Reduction in LDL cholesterol (LDL-c) has been shown to be effective in decreasing cardiovascular events. However, 1 in 5 patients return with a second event within 5 years despite achieving very low LDL-c. New lipid-lowering drugs have been shown to be efficacious in reducing LDL-c, however, in unselected populations the numbers needed to treat with these agents were unmanageably high. Therefore, attention should be sharply focused on developing stratification tools that not only identify ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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