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Cholesterol fractions and heart disease mortality in older men

Abstract:

The importance of blood lipids in the risk of ischemic heart disease in older people is unclear; as a result, cholesterol-lowering drug therapy is not widely prescribed for older individuals without diagnosed cardiovascular disease. We conducted a study to determine the relationship between death from ischemic heart disease and the level of cholesterol, cholesterol fractions, and apolipoproteins. Results showed that the risk of death from ischemic heart disease was associated with total chole...

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Journal:
Cardiology Review
Volume:
25
Issue:
5
Pages:
34-37
Publication date:
2008-05-05
ISSN:
1092-6607
URN:
uuid:e6a2baf2-2116-417d-ba88-8aaf367230da
Source identifiers:
91022
Local pid:
pubs:91022
Language:
English

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