Case 1: Lp(a)

BOSTON HEART DIAGNOSTICS: Specializes in advanced lipid analysis, thyroid, diabetes and hormone influences on cardiac disease.

A 55-year-old dentist with complaints of insomnia and fatigue and a history of “high cholesterol.” This study highlights the actual severity of his cardiac risk by quantitating a critical elevation of Lp(a). This congenital thrombogenic form of LDL cholesterol is associated with premature heart attacks and strokes (blood clot). Lp(a) is not picked up by Cardiac Calcium Scans. For more information see the link below:
The robust and specific association between elevated Lp(a) levels and increased cardiovascular disease.