Atherotech Diagnostics Lab Release: American College of Cardiology Poster Abstract Shows Standard Lipid Profile Inaccurate for LDL Cholesterol Below 70 mg/dL

Published: Mar 26, 2012

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science presented today at the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 61st Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago reveals the importance of directly measured lipoprotein cholesterol levels, especially in high-risk patients. That’s according to the abstract Clinically Meaningful Underestimation of LDLc by Friedewald at Levels Below 70 mg/dL: A Study of 1.3 Million Adults.

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