hyperlipidaemia

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hyperlipidaemia

(ˌhaɪpəˌlɪpɪˈdiːmɪə) or

hyperlipidemia

n
(Pathology) an abnormally high level of lipids, esp cholesterol, in the blood, predisposing to atherosclerosis and other arterial diseases
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Noun1.hyperlipidaemia - presence of excess lipids in the blood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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The effects of hyperlipidemic serum and Radix Notoginseng on vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation were investigated by Wang and Hu using MTT method (Wang and Hu 2006).
We evaluated the hypotheses that sensitization of ductal or acinar pancreas cells or cofactors is involved in the HTG process to induce acute pancreatitis and high serum TG concentrations and that mutations and functional variations of PRSS1, SPINK1, and CFTR, and TNF promoter polymorphisms are associated with hyperlipidemic pancreatitis (HLP).
In contrast, individuals with late stent thrombosis were more likely to be smokers, hypertensive, and/or hyperlipidemic than were those with early stent thrombosis.
This was a 23% lower rate than in patients not on lipid-lowering therapy, regardless of whether they were hyperlipidemic.
The present data suggest a similar in vitro platelet behaviour from normolipemic subjects with and without high plasma levels of Lp(a) (which is considered a risk for premature atherosclerosis) in contrast to platelet aggregability and platelet fluidity in certain hyperlipidemic stages.
org/content/vol52/issuell] determined on the basis of mean profiles of healthy and hyperlipidemic persons (27).
He placed 66 hyperlipidemic patients for 1 year on a diet he developed called the Portfolio Eating Plan.
For example, in a multivariate analysis, hyperlipidemic patients were 40% more likely to be rehospitalized for unstable angina within 12 months than were nonhyperlipidemic patients, but they were 32% less likely to experience MI.
Finally, a significant association between increased concentrations of PAPP-A and complex coronary and carotid plaques has been described in patients with chronic stable angina and in asymptomatic hyperlipidemic persons (14, 15).
Mills detailed his first endovascular case--an 82-year-old man who presented with gangrene, was diabetic, had had a kidney transplant and a pulmonary bypass, was hyperlipidemic and hypertensive, and had a contrast allergy.
In addition, there was a good correlation between New-Daiichi assay values (y) and those calculated with the Friedewald equation (x) for 494 randomly collected (both fasting and nonfasting) control and hyperlipidemic serum samples (TGs <4000 mg/L; y = 0.
In a second set of 24 hyperlipidemic patient samples, analyzed prospectively, we observed effects of total lipids similar to those seen in the first set; we also demonstrated the utility of the formulas derived from the first set (Table 1).