Flashcards in PH: Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke Deck (4)
What is LDL cholesterol?
Linked to apolipoprotein B, this carries cholesterol distally to the tissues and increases the risk of CHD
What is HDL cholesterol?
Linked to apolipoprotein A and probably assists in the excretion of cholesterol, and higher levels reduce the risk of CHD
What is VLDL cholesterol?
Has little to no relationship with CHD.