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|Title:||Small Dense LDL: Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and its Therapeutic Modulation|
|Authors:||Sharma, Suman B|
Coronary Artery Disease
|Abstract:||Pathogenesis of coronary artery disease<b> </b>(CAD) is multi-factorial and many risk factors are associated with development of CAD. LDL-C has been an important target for therapeutic interventions and has been extensively studied. But, various studies have indicated that estimation of LDL-C is not enough to assess the risk. Moreover, LDL particles vary in their content, density and size which have different physico-chemical properties. In this paper, the role of small dense (sd) LDL in risk assessment for CAD and its response to different therapeutic modalities available have been reviewed.|
|ISSN:||0975-0959 (Online); 0301-1208 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJBB Vol.49(2) [April 2012]|
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