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Equation Calculator for Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

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posted on 15.05.2020, 16:08 by Maureen SampsonMaureen Sampson, Clarence Ling, Qian Sun, Roa Harb, Mohmed Ashmaig, Russell Warnick, Amar Sethi, James Fleming, James Otvos, Jeff Meeusen, Sarah Delaney, Allan Jaffe, Robert Shamburek, Marcelo Amar, Alan T. Remaley
A new low-density lipoprotein cholesterol equation was derived with results from a standard lipid panel that can be used to more accurately estimate the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in patients with plasma triglyceride levels up to 800 mg/dL and is at least equivalent or more accurate than other equations for patients with normolipidemia and a low level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Associated with publication: Sampson M, Ling C, Sun Q, et al. A New Equation for Calculation of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Patients With Normolipidemia and/or Hypertriglyceridemia. JAMA Cardiol. Published online February 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.0013


This research was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health HL002058-24


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