volume 5, issue 10, Pe13467 2010
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013467
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Abstract: BackgroundThe relationship of cholesterol homeostasis and carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) is unknown. To address this, we assessed markers of cholesterol homeostasis (serum plant sterols and cholesterol precursor concentrations as surrogate measures of cholesterol absorption and synthesis, respectively) and cIMT in a middle-aged, statin-naive population.MethodsIn this prospective study of primary prevention cIMT was measured by ultrasound in 583 hospital employees aged 25–60 years without prevalent cardi…

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