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News from ESC 2018: Not all HDL cholesterol is cardioprotective

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25:135–7 Online First

News from ESC 2018: Not all HDL cholesterol is cardioprotective

BJC Staff

Abstract

European Society of Cardiology congress 2018, held in Munich This study, conducted as part of the Emory Cardiovascular Biobank, investigated the relationship between HDL cholesterol levels and the risk of heart attack and death in 5,965 individuals, most of whom had heart disease. The average age of participants was 63 years and 35% were female. Participants were divided into five groups according to their HDL cholesterol level: less than 30 mg/dl (0.78 mmol/L), 31–40 mg/dl (0.8–1 mmol/L); 41–50 mg/dl (1.1–1.3 mmol/L); 51–60 mg/dl (1.3–1.5 mmol/L); and greater than 60 mg/dl (1.5 mmol/L). During a median follow-up of four years, 76

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July 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:210-14

Clinical experience with prolonged-release nicotinic acid in statin-treated patients managed in Ireland

Michael O’Reilly, Ulrike Hostalek, John Kastelein

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Introduction Cardiovascular events remain the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries, and the treatment of dyslipidaemia is central to the overall management of cardiovascular risk.1,2Although correction of hypercholesterolaemia remains the principal target for correction of the lipid profile, dyslipidaemia is heterogeneous in presentation, with many patients presenting with low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) in addition to elevated concentrations of ApoB-containing lipoproteins. A survey carried out in 11 European countries identified low HDL-C (<1.03 mmol/L in men and <1.29 mmol/L in women) in ab

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