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European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Association of high-density lipoprotein subclasses and incident coronary heart disease: The Jackson Heart and Framingham Offspring cohort studies.
By: Joshi PH, Toth PP, Lirette ST, Griswold ME, Massaro JM, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Kulkarni KR, Khokhar AA, Correa A, D’Agostino Sr RB, Jones SR, on behalf of the Lipoprotein Investigators Collaborative (LIC) Study Group.
This study found that smaller, denser HDL3-C levels are primarily responsible for the inverse association between HDL-C and incident CHD in this diverse group of primary prevention subjects.
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Computed tomography-derived cardiovascular risk markers, incident cardiovascular events, and all-cause mortality in nondiabetics: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
By: Yeboah J, Carr JJ, Terry JG, Ding J, Zeb I, Liu S, Nasir K, Post W, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ.
This study reveals that the addition of coronary artery calcium to the Framingham risk score provides superior discrimination, especially in intermediate-risk individuals, compared with the addition of several computed tomography risk markers.
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Apolipoproteins do not add prognostic information beyond lipoprotein cholesterol measures among individuals with obesity and insulin resistance syndromes: The ARIC Study.
By: Ndumele CE, Matsushita K, Astor B, Virani SS, Mora S, Williams EK, Hoogeveen RC, Blumenthal RS, Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J.
Among individuals with obesity and insulin resistance syndromes, apolipoproteins did not provide prognostic information regarding CHD risk beyond that provided by non-HDL-C and HDL-C.
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