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Apolipoprotein ratio no better than traditional lipids for predicting coronary heart disease

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7616.369-b (Published 23 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:369

Traditional lipid measures are just as good at predicting the development of coronary heart disease as concentrations of apolipoproteins (apo), and testing for the newer measures is not needed, according to a prospective cohort study of more than 3300 American adults.

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