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The authors discuss the nature of coronary heart disease, and conclude that excess in the fat-like substances in the blood of humans is indeed associated with increase in the development of arteriosclerosis and hence with increase of the risk of a future heart attack. The major sets of such particles which are important are defined by their speed of movement in the ultra-centrifuge. The risk of heart attacks is high, they believe, when the amounts of the Sf 0-12, Sf 12-20, Sf 20-100, or Sf 100-400 lipoproteins are high. It is important, they believe, to determine which of these groups
Dietary Prevention and Treatment of Heart Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;53:237. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-1-237_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(1):237.
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