Genetic lipoprotein disorders and cardiovascular disease

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

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Abstract

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
Pages203-221
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781848829268
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Alwaili, K., Alrasadi, K., Dastani, Z., Iatan, I., Awan, Z., & Genest, J. (2010). Genetic lipoprotein disorders and cardiovascular disease. In Clinical Approach to Sudden Cardiac Death Syndromes (pp. 203-221). Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84882-927-5_17