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, vol.7, no.2, pp.128-133, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.128-133

Abstract

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.