cardiology

WA cardiologists call for Lp(a) screening

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 ...

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