Echolucent, rupture-prone carotid plaques associated with elevated triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, particularly in women Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Career Choice
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Education, Medical, Graduate
  • Internship and Residency
  • Surgeons
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures

abstract

  • Fasting and postprandial triglyceride-rich lipoproteins (but not LDLs) are elevated in patients with carotid artery stenosis of >or=50% compared with controls, and particularly identify echolucent, rupture-prone carotid plaques. These observations are more pronounced in women than in men.

publication date

  • October 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mva.2002.126552

PubMed ID

  • 12368740

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 783

end page

  • 92

volume

  • 36

number

  • 4