oa South African Medical Journal - Classification of hyperlipidaemias - a time for review?
|Article Title||Classification of hyperlipidaemias - a time for review?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jun 1976|
|Pages||915 - 918|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Classification, Hyperlipidaemia, Lipoprotein phenotype, Nomenclature and Pharmacology|
Evidence is presented to show that the classical diagnosis of disturbances in lipid metabolism in terms of lipoprotein phenotypes should now be replaced by a more simple one based on evaluation of plasma lipids alone.
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