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Synonyms for LDL

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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The classification and measurement of LDL subgroups were performed with the [Lipoprint.sup.a] System (Quantimetrix Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA, USA) using a polyacrylamide disc gel electrophoresis method (16).
After a median follow-up of 26 months, the incidence of the study's primary endpoint (cardiovascular death, MI stroke, hospitalization for unstable angina, or coronary revascularization) dropped by a statistically significant 15% in patients with an achieved LDL cholesterol of 20-49 mg/dl, compared with patients whose four weeks LDL cholesterol was at or above 100mg/dl (primarily patients randomized to the study's control arm), by 24% in all patients with LDL cholesterol less than 20 mg/dl and by 31% in the 2% of patients whose LDL cholesterol levels fell below 10 mg/dl.
[2] Nonstandard abbreviations: LDL-C, LDL cholesterol; ApoB, apolipoprotein B; NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
The drug-loaded SLN was resuspended in aqueous solution, to which LDL (1 mg/mL) was added and co-incubated with gentle agitation at room temperature for 6 h.
If you have high cholesterol or documented cardiovascular disease, odds are your doctor has prescribed a statin drug to lower your LDL, and he or she might have set a target LDL goal for you to achieve.
Among 25,982 FOURIER patients with a measured LDL cholesterol level after 4 weeks on treatment and no study event as of then, 31% had their LDL cholesterol cut to 20-49 mg/dL, 8% achieved a LDL cholesterol level of 10-19 mg/dL, and 2% reached a remarkable LDL cholesterol level of below 10 mg/dL, as low as herbivores such as rabbits and deer.
LDL is broadly defined as lipoprotein fraction with density ranging from 1.006 to 1.063 g/ml, which can be isolated by various laboratory methods.
The team notes that trials specifically investigating how PCSK9 inhibitors affect cardiovascular outcomes have yet to be completed, so data for these drugs to date were assessed separately and compared with data for therapies that increase LDL receptor expression.
Hence, statin therapy and antioxidant supplementation may be useful in psoriasis to reduce oxidation of LDL and oxidative stress, thereby rectifying the imbalance of proinflammatory to anti-inflammatory milieu to ameliorate the associated comorbidities.
LDL-cholesterol (Direct method): There are two steps involve in the estimation of LDL cholesterol by direct method.
My patients often ask, "How can I get my LDL down without taking statins?" when I see an elevated LDL level and mention taking a statin drug.
Nearly one-third of respondents to a recent survey reported having been told they have high LDL ("bad" cholesterol).