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.