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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Determinants Of Serum Lipoprotein(a) Concentration In Normolipidaemic Individuals Without Clinical Atherosclerosis.
Author: Dalpino, F
Sodré, F L
Castilho, L N
de Faria, E C
Abstract: Lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) is an independent risk factor for coronary artery diseases. The main objective of this work was to evaluate the determinants of plasma Lp(a) concentrations in normolipidaemic individuals. Immunonephelometric quantification of Lp(a) was made in 177 volunteers. A multivariate analysis was employed to verify the influence of clinical and biochemical parameters on plasma Lp(a) concentration. The serum Lp(a) concentration in this population ranged from 0.7 to 40 nmol/L. The Lp(a) predictors were: sex (female), HDL2 triglyceride (negative) and LDL-cholesterol (positive). The modulation of plasma Lp(a) concentration in this study points to pro-atherogenic lipoprotein associations.
Subject: Adult
Aged, 80 And Over
Body Mass Index
Middle Aged
Reference Values
Reproducibility Of Results
Citation: Annals Of Clinical Biochemistry. v. 42, n. Pt 5, p. 398-9, 2005-Sep.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1258/0004563054889918
Date Issue: 2005
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