Current Opinion in Lipidology volume 27, issue 2, P187-195 2016 DOI: 10.1097/mol.0000000000000275 View full text
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David Della-Morte, Francesca Pacifici, Tatjana Rundek

Abstract: Purpose of review Cerebrovascular Disease (CeVD) remains a major cause of death and a leading cause of disability worldwide. CeVD is a complex and multifactorial disease caused by the interaction of vascular risk factors, environment and genetic factors. In the present article we discussed genetic susceptibility to CeVD, with particular emphasis on genetic studies of the associations between lipid traits and CeVD. Recent findings Several animal and clinical studies clearly defined genetic predisposition to…

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