Serum lipoprotein (a) is associated with increased risk of stroke in Chinese adults: A prospective study.

Affiliation

National Clinical Research Center for Metabolic Diseases, Shanghai Institute of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 197 Rui Jin 2nd Road, Shanghai, 200025, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Epidemiological evidence on the association between elevated lipoprotein (a) (Lp (a)) with risk of stroke remains inconsistent. We aimed to investigate the association between serum Lp (a) level and the risk of stroke among middle-aged and elderly Chinese.

Keywords

Lipoprotein (a),Prospective cohort study,Stroke,

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