LipoScience, Inc. Release: Patients Often Have Elevated LDL Particle Levels Despite Normal Levels of Lipoprotein(a)
6/1/2012 10:31:46 AM
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LipoScience, Inc., an in vitro diagnostic company advancing patient care by developing high value proprietary clinical diagnostic tests using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology, today announced results from a clinical study demonstrating that patients with normal levels of lipoprotein(a) may retain significant risk of atherosclerosis due to an elevated low density lipoprotein particle (LDL-P) number. Lipoprotein(a) is considered a risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases such as coronary heart disease and stroke.
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