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Definition of postprandial lipaemia

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At the present time, there is no widely agreed definition of postprandial lipaemia (PPL). This lack of a shared definition limits the identification and treatment of patients with exaggerated PPL as well as the evaluation of potential therapeutic agents. PPL is a complex syndrome characterized by non-fasting hypertriglyceridaemia that is associated with an increased risk of vascular events. This review considers the definition of PPL and the methodology for assessing this process.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftCurrent Vascular Pharmacology
Vol/bind9
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)292-301
Antal sider10
ISSN1570-1611
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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