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Strategy, Yield and Risks of Controlling Plasma Lipids in the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease

  • M. F. Oliver

Abstract

Reduction of plasma cholesterol and cholesterol-containing lipoproteins, or an increase in high density lipoproteins, is widely accepted as the desired goal for the whole population. It is time that a more critical appraisal is made of this aim in terms of the likely yield and practicability of such a policy.

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease Serum Cholesterol Mass Intervention Blood Lipid Level Lipid Research Clinic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Oliver
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular Research UnitUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghScotland

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