LDL cholesterol estimation in patients with the metabolic syndrome

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Gazi, Irene ; Tsimihodimos, Vasilis ; Filippatos, Theodosios D ; Saougos, Vasilios G ; Bairaktari, Eleni T ; Tselepis, Alexandros D ; Elisaf, Moses (2006)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Lipids in Health and Disease, volume 5, pages 8-8 (issn: 1476-511X, eissn: 1476-511X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC1550231, doi: 10.1186/1476-511X-5-8
  • Subject: Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases | RC620-627 | Research
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The Friedewald formula (LDL-F) for the estimation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations is the most often used formula in clinical trials and clinical practice. However, much concern has been raised as to whethe... View more
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