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Title: Correlation between high density lipoprotein-cholesterol and remodeling index in patients with coronary artery disease: IDEAS (IVUS diagnostic evaluation of atherosclerosis in Singapore)-HDL study
Authors: Lee, C.-H.
Tai, B.-C. 
Lim, G.-H.
Chan, M.Y.
Low, A.F.
Tan, K.C.
Chia, B.-L.
Tan, H.-C.
Keywords: Coronary artery
High density lipoprotein cholesterol
Intravascular Ultrasound
Remodeling index
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Citation: Lee, C.-H., Tai, B.-C., Lim, G.-H., Chan, M.Y., Low, A.F., Tan, K.C., Chia, B.-L., Tan, H.-C. (2012-01). Correlation between high density lipoprotein-cholesterol and remodeling index in patients with coronary artery disease: IDEAS (IVUS diagnostic evaluation of atherosclerosis in Singapore)-HDL study. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 28 (1) : 33-41. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-010-9777-y
Abstract: Serum level of high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol is associated with risk of coronary artery disease. We correlated the serum level of cholesterol with coronary artery remodeling index of patients with coronary artery disease. A total of 120 patients with de novo lesions located in native coronary artery were studied. Remodeling index was based on intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) interrogation of the lesions using the static approach, and was defined as external elastic membrane (EEM) area at lesion/average EEM area at proximal and distal reference segments. The average remodeling index was 0.9 (SD: 0.2). The remodeling index was not associated with any of the demographic and coronary risk factors. Stable angina was associated with a low remodeling index. Remodeling index correlated with white blood cell count and HDL-cholesterol, but not with total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglyceride. In the multiple linear regression analysis, HDLcholesterol and procedure indication were the only 2 significant predictors of remodeling index. An increase of 1 mg/dL of HDL-cholesterol resulted in a decrease of 0.003 (95% CI: 0.0001, 0.007; P = 0.046) in remodeling index, after adjusting for procedural indications. When stratified according to diabetic status, the negative correlation persisted in nondiabetic (P = 0.023), but not in diabetic, patients (P = 0.707). We found a negative correlation between HDL-cholesterol level and remodeling index. Diabetic status may have an influence on the observed relationship. © Springer Science+Business Media, B.V. 2010.
Source Title: International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108901
ISSN: 15695794
DOI: 10.1007/s10554-010-9777-y
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