LOW GRADE INFLAMMATION RISKS STIFFNESS IN HYPERCHOLESTROL – (06-10-04)

Low-grade systemic inflammation impairs arterial stiffness in newly diagnosed hypercholesterolaemia

Sorry for the long title, but basically, CRP as a marker of inflammation and waist to hip ratio were a better marker for less elasticity in the aorta (not a good thing…) than “traditional” risk factors such as LDL and total cholesterol and blood pressure. It is still rare for me to see a CRP level come back from any labwork ordered from another physician. This is just another example of clinical practice running decades behind what is in the medical literature.

Low-grade systemic inflammation impairs arterial stiffness in newly diagnosed hypercholesterolaemia – Eur J Clin Invest, Vol .

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