Dr Esther Ooi
|Institute:||University of Western Australia|
Lipid disorders in patients at high cardiovascular disease risk
Emerging evidence suggests that people with high blood levels of a molecule known as lipoprotein(a) _ or Lp(a) _ have a 60% higher risk of dying from a heart attack.
Lp(a) is a low density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad cholesterol-like molecule found in the blood. Why Lp(a) levels are high, how…