ASSOCIATION OF LIPID FRACTIONS LEVELS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE


Feryal H. Rada

Abstract


ABSTRACT
Objective: The aim of this study is to analyze the association of serum lipids and lipoproteins in patients with angina pectoris.
Methods: A total of 110 patients (60 males and 50 females) with angina pectoris aged (55±5) years and 80 healthy controls (43 males and
37 females) aged (45±4) years were enrolled in this case-control study from the clinic of Al Yarmouk Hospital. Serum lipids, lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)],
apolipoprotein-A1, and apolipoprotein-B levels were measured and studied.
Results: The results of this study showed that increased odds of angina pectoris were associated with increased serum levels of Lp(a) more than
serum levels of apolipoprotein-B.
Conclusions: Analysis of Lp(a) may be an important determinant of cardiovascular disease diagnosis.
Keywords: Lipoprotein(a), Apolipoprotein-A1, Apo lipoprotein-B, Angina pectoris.


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ASSOCIATION OF LIPID FRACTIONS LEVELS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

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10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i3.15984

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01-03-2017

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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 3 March 2017 Page: 180-182

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0974-2441

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