oxidized LDL cholesterol


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LDL cholesterol that has been bombarded by free radicals

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Oxidized LDL cholesterol is especially harmful to the cardiovascular system.
Scientists believe that oxidized LDL cholesterol is more likely than nonoxidized LDL to stick to artery walls and thus to trigger the buildup of fatty plaque that can clog arteries and lead to heart attacks.
(81,83) Levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol within plaques are nearly 70 times greater than in circulating blood.
Atherosclerosis is the process in which deposits of oxidized LDL cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium and other substances build up in the inner lining of an artery.
These include LDL cholesterol, oxidized LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, membrane components of macrophages such as metalloproteinases, G-protein signaling or tyrosine kinase from smooth muscle cells, and clotting components, Dr.
The drug appears to increase LDL-cholesterol buoyancy, reduce levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol, lower levels of C-reactive protein and fibrinogen, and increase levels of homocysteine, Dr.
Oxidized LDL cholesterol plays a major role in forming plaque that eventually blocks arteries.
Oxidized LDL cholesterol is more readily attracted into the arterial wall and starts the process known as atherosclerosis.7 Elevated plasma levels of oxidized LDL have been associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Circulating levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol were increased in both lupus groups, as was platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase (PAF-AH).
Other metabolic effects included small but significant changes in serum urate and a trend toward reduction of oxidized LDL cholesterol levels after adjustment for age, sex, and baseline body mass index, Dr.
In another study, patients who took pravastatin 3 months prior to carotid endarterectomy had fewer oxidized LDL cholesterol particles in lesion specimens, compared with patients who did not take the statin prior to undergoing surgery (13% vs.