Younger patients presenting to coronary care units should be routinely screened for lipoprotein (a) as well as LDL-cholesterol, WA cardiologists say. They made the recommendation after their study showed elevated lipoprotein (a) and LDL-C consistent with familial hypercholesterolemia are significant and independent predictors of the severity and complexity of premature coronary artery disease. The findings ...
WA cardiologists call for Lp(a) screening
By Mardi Chapman
4 May 2018