The Use of Biomarkers in Management of Patients with Lipid Disorders
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ADELI, Khosrow (The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, claiming almost a million lives annually. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is caused by atherosclerotic narrowing of the coronary arteries. Although the death rate for CVD has declined significantly over the years in Western countries, the rates are.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.