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Association of lipoprotein(a) and coronary artery disease in 1003 patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease undergoing coronary angiography.

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Summary of "Association of lipoprotein(a) and coronary artery disease in 1003 patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease undergoing coronary angiography."

Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, the role of Lp(a) in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients is not well understood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between Lp(a) levels and the presence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and the severity of coronary artery stenosis (CAS) in patients with stage 3-5 CKD.

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Name: Coronary artery disease
ISSN: 1473-5830
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