[Clinical significance of and treatment options for increased lipoprotein(a)]

Noémi Zsíros, György Paragh, Mariann Harangi
Orvosi Hetilap 2014 April 20, 155 (16): 607-14
Lipoprotein(a) has been shown to be associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases for decades. However, only recent research revealed more about its physiological function and its role in the development of cardiovascular diseases. The authors summarize the physiological role of lipoprotein(a), causes and treatment of elevated lipoprotein(a) level, and the association between lipoprotein(a) and cardiovascular diseases.

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