HDL cholesterol, very low levels of LDL cholesterol, and cardiovascular events Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cholesterol, HDL
  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heptanoic Acids
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Pyrroles

abstract

  • In this post hoc analysis, HDL cholesterol levels were predictive of major cardiovascular events in patients treated with statins. This relationship was also observed among patients with LDL cholesterol levels below 70 mg per deciliter. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00327691 [ClinicalTrials.gov].).

publication date

  • September 27, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa064278

PubMed ID

  • 17898099

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1301

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 357

number

  • 13