Apolipoprotein B is associated with carotid atherosclerosis progression independent of individual cholesterol measures in a 9-year prospective study of Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis participants.

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Journal of clinical lipidology, ISSN: 1933-2874, Vol: 11, Issue: 5, Page: 1181-1191.e1

Publication Year:
2017
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28826575
DOI:
10.1016/j.jacl.2017.07.001
Author(s):
Steffen, Brian T; Guan, Weihua; Remaley, Alan T; Stein, James H; Tattersall, Mathew C; Kaufman, Joel; Tsai, Michael Y
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Medicine; Nursing
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article description
High blood cholesterol contributes to atherosclerosis, yet reliance on the lipid panel alone may mischaracterize individuals with elevated lipoprotein particle numbers.