High-Density Lipoprotein and Progression Rate of Atherosclerosis in Intravascular Ultrasound Trials

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Abstract

Increasing interest has focused on the potential clinical utility of therapies that promote the biologic activity of high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Arterial wall imaging has been used in clinical trials to demonstrate that elevating HDL cholesterol has a beneficial impact on the natural history of the progression of atherosclerosis. As a result, it is likely that atherosclerosis imaging will become an integral component of early clinical development of novel therapies that enhance the functionality of HDL.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16E-21E
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume104
Issue number10 SUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2009
Externally publishedYes

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