whether apoB (apolipoprotein B) tests should be added to the usual cholesterol panel

Experts are debating whether apoB (apolipoprotein B) tests should be added to the usual cholesterol panel.

Some say that apoB could be a better predictor of cardiac risk than LDL cholesterol.

ApoB measures the total number of "bad" cholesterol particles... LDL, VLDL, IDL, and chylomicrons.

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