Genetic lipoprotein disorders and cardiovascular disease

Khalid Alwaili, Khalid Alrasadi, Zari Dastani, Iulia Iatan, Zuhier Awan, Jacques Genest*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Plasma (or serum) levels of lipids and lipoprotein lipids have proven among the most potent and best substantiated risk factors for atherosclerosis in general and coronary heart disease (CHD) in particular. The present chapter deals with the fundamentals of lipid metabolism, the genetic lipoprotein disorders, and a practical approach to their diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Approach to Sudden Cardiac Death Syndromes
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781848829268
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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