Status of lipids as a risk factor for stroke

Philip B. Gorelick, Michael Schneck, Lars Berglund, William Feinberg, Jerry Goldstone

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Abstract

There is mounting epidemiologic evidence to support the relationship of lipids as a risk factor for ischemic stroke. We review epidemiologic and pathophysiologic evidence for such a link. Treatment of hyperlipidemia is addressed within the context of overall cardiovascular disease risk but also for stroke prevention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-115
Number of pages9
JournalNeuroepidemiology
Volume16
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • atherosclerosis
  • cholesterol
  • lipids
  • stroke risk

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Gorelick, P. B., Schneck, M., Berglund, L., Feinberg, W., & Goldstone, J. (1997). Status of lipids as a risk factor for stroke. Neuroepidemiology, 16(3), 107-115.