cardiology
Heart disease

Simple cut-point for elevated TG/HDL-C ratio identifies high risk patients


A TG/HDL-C ratio of ≥2.5 is an independent predictor of long-term all-cause mortality and strongly associated with an increased risk of major adverse cardiac events (MACE). A Victorian study published in Heart, Lung and Circulation, comprising 482 patients who underwent coronary angiography and were followed for five years, found the TG/HDL-C ratio cut-point of 2.5 was ...

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