RLP cholesterol

RLP cholesterol

Remnant-like particle cholesterol Cardiology A form of cholesterol that is ↑ in Pts who have had acute MIs and have otherwise normal LDL-C and HDL-C; remnant lipoproteins result from metabolism of VLDLs; RLP cholesterol occurs in Pts with type III dyslipidemia. See Dyslipidemia.
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Use of the ratio for RLP cholesterol to total triglyceride could replace the ratio to VLDL cholesterol to triglyceride, thereby eliminating the need for ultracentrifugation.
Identification and treatment of individuals with decreased levels of HDL cholesterol levels and increased levels of Lp(a) cholesterol or particle mass, RLP cholesterol, and homocysteine should further reduce CHD risk.
Table 3: Prices of Cholesterol Tests by Type II-16 Other Cholesterol Markers II-16 LDL Cholesterol Testing II-16 LDL Cholesterol Test - The First Cholesterol Testing Method II-16 Triglycerides/VLDL Cholesterol Testing II-16 RLP Cholesterol II-17 Non Instrumented Technologies II-17 Heart Disease Diagnosis Tests II-17 Non-Invasive Tests II-17 Invasive Tests II-17 Other CVD Markers II-18 Creatine Kinase MB II-18 Troponin T and Troponin I II-18 Myoglobin II-19 P-selectin Profile II-19 C-reactive Protein II-19 Endothelial Dysfunction II-20 Homocysteine II-20 Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 II-21 s-100 Protein II-21 Thrombus Precursor Protein II-21 Other Cardiac Markers II-21
3], were much more predictive in assessing and reducing a patient's risk for CHD, while RLP cholesterol was associated with increasing a patient's risk.