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Ox-LDL (low density lipoprotein) shows promise as new marker for heart disease

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The oxidised form of low density lipoprotein (LDL) has emerged from a Japanese study as a potential new marker for heart disease and heart attack. The findings, which appear in Circulation (April 17), could lead to the development of a new diagnostic test to assess the risk of heart attack and discriminate between patients at risk and those who are not.





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