Serum Parameters as Discriminators between Normal and Coronary Groups
Evaluation was undertaken of several measurements in discriminating between a group of clinically normal persons and a group of persons with definite atherosclerosis manifested by clinical myocardial infaretions. Various Sf lipoprotein classes, the serum cholesterol, the beta lipoprotein cholesterol, the lipid phosphorus, and the "atherogenic index" were included in the study. The results are presented and their significance is discussed.
- © 1959 American Heart Association, Inc.