Cross-sectional relations of lipid concentrations to left ventricular structural attributes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although previous investigations reported on the associations of lipid concentrations with left ventricular remodeling in specific subpopulations, few data exist on these associations in a community-based sample of subjects without cardiovascular disease. In this study, 3,554 Framingham Heart Study participants (mean age 47 years, 53% women) without preexisting clinical cardiovascular disease were examined, and no meaningful associations of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with echocardiographic indexes of left ventricular structure were observed. In conclusion, these data do not support an independent association between lipid concentrations and left ventricular structure.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Velagaleti, RS; Pencina, MJ; Vasan, RS; Benjamin, EJ; Massaro, JM; Pencina, K; Levy, D

Published Date

  • May 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 105 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1297 - 1299

PubMed ID

  • 20403482

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2866083

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-1913

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.12.050


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States