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ApoB in Cardiovascular Risk Prediction

  • Jacqueline de Graaf
  • Patrick Couture
  • Allan D. Sniderman

Abstract

In 2001, Adult Treatment Panel II (ATPII) added non-HDL-C as an alternative to LDL-C to estimate risk and to guide therapy in hypertriglyceridemic patients.193 In 2012 and 2013, first the European lipid guidelines194 and then the Canadian Guidelines195 confirmed LDL-C as the prime measure for clinical care but stated that non-HDL-C or apoB could be alternative measures to drive clinical decisions. In 2013, the ACC/AHA guidelines stated therapy should be based on regimens, not lipid targets, whereas in 2014, the Joint British Societies Guidelines (JBS3)196 and the National Lipid Association197 selected non-HDL-C as the preferred target of therapy.

Keywords

Cardiovascular Risk Cholesterol Ester Transfer Protein VLDL Particle Accurate Marker Atherogenic Risk 
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Copyright information

© Springer Media BV, Houten, The Netherlands 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline de Graaf
    • 1
  • Patrick Couture
    • 2
  • Allan D. Sniderman
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineRadboud university medical centerNijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Lipid Research CentreLaval University Medical CenterQuebec CityCanada
  3. 3.Mike Rosenbloom Laboratory for Cardiovascular ResearchMcGill University Health CentreMontrealCanada

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