Which lipid studies are performed in the workup of coronary artery atherosclerosis?

Updated: Apr 09, 2021
  • Author: Sandy N Shah, DO, MBA, FACC, FACP, FACOI; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP  more...
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Fasting lipid profile includes the following [28, 29, 30] :

Specific lipid studies (if necessary) include the following:

  • Small, dense LDL-C level

  • Lipoprotein (a) level

  • Apoprotein profile

  • Direct measurement of HDL-C


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