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HDL Metabolism, Cholesterol Efflux and Relationship to Atherosclerosis

Chapter 2: HDL Metabolism, Cholesterol Efflux and Relationship to Atherosclerosis

This slide module will discuss HDL metabolism from the macrophage to the intestines, genetic HDL deficiency disorders, measurements of HDL subfractions and function and the link between triglyceride and HDL metabolism.


Robert S. Rosenson, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FNLA

H. Bryan Brewer, Jr., MD, FNLA

Robert A. Hegele, MD

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  1. For Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Only: Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families
  2. Identify the genetic causes of low and high serum HDL-C as well as the clinical and research implications of these genetic disorders

by Dr. Radut.