Serum apolipoprotein B is superior to LDL-cholesterol level in predicting incident coronary disease among Turks


Onat A., Oezhan H., Can G., Hergenc G., Karabulut A. , Albayrak S.

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.7, ss.128-133, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.128-133

Özet

Objective: To investigate the relative roles of serum apolipoprotein (apo) B and low density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol levels in predicting incident coronary heart disease (CHID). Whether apo B/apo A-I ratio has advantage over apo B in this prediction constitutes a secondary aim.