Normalization of High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Following Cessation from Cigarette Smoking

  • Robert J. Moffatt
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 273)


Coronary artery disease (CAD) is recognized as the chief cause of death in the industrialized world. Epidemiological data have revealed several factors which correlate highly with the incidence of this disease. Some of the most meaningful predictors of CAD are blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and serum cholesterol levels. Recent evidence suggests that in addition to the plasma concentration of cholesterol the manner in which cholesterol is distributed is of importance.


High Density Lipoprotein High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Level Smoker Group Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Moffatt
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  1. 1.Exercise Physiology Laboratory Department of Nutrition, Food, and Movement SciencesThe Florida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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