On this episode of the Cholesterol Code Workbook, we discuss five papers about the most mysterious lipoprotein: Lipoprotein(a). We discuss its involvement in wound healing, its role as a carrier for oxidized phospholipids, and potential influences on risk for cardiovascular disease.
Take a seat, grab a snack, and join us as we venture into the puzzling curiosities of lipoprotein(a)!
Studies and Figures mentioned in this episode:
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New Insights Into the Role of Lipoprotein(a)-Associated Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 in therosclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease
Oxidized Phospholipids, Lipoprotein(a), Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 Activity, and 10-Year Cardiovascular Outcomes
Relationship between lipoprotein(a) concentrations and intima-media thickness a healthy population study
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