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HDL-C to hsCRP ratio is associated with left ventricular diastolic function in absence of significant coronary atherosclerosis

HDL-C to hsCRP ratio is associated with left ventricular diastolic function in absence of significant coronary atherosclerosis

Source : https://lipidworld.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12944-019-1157-6

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is considered as a protective marker of coronary atherosclerotic disease (CAD). It is still not clear if HDL-C is associated with left ventricular (LV) diastolic function in an inflammation-related manner in absence of significant coronary atherosclerosis. 392 patients who complained of chest pain and were suspected of CAD without heart failure were enrolled in this study.

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