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Lipids and Non-Cardiac Vascular Disease: A Lecture Overview

[ Vol. 10 , Issue. 6 ]

Author(s):

Dimitri P. Mikhailidis   Pages 743 - 744 ( 2 )

Abstract:


The lecture covered the role of lipids in the pathogenesis and treatment of non-cardiac vascular disease. The following conditions were considered: abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), carotid artery disease and atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (ARAS).

Keywords:

Abdominal aortic aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease, carotid artery disease, atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis, lipids, statins

Affiliation:

Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Vascular Disease Prevention Clinics), Royal Free Hospital Campus, University College London Medical School, University College London (UCL), Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK.



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