Journal article

Elevated Triglycerides to High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (TG/HDL-C) Ratio Predicts Long-Term Mortality in High-Risk Patients

Rohullah Sultani, David C Tong, Matthew Peverelle, Yun Suk Lee, Arul Baradi, Andrew M Wilson

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Elevated triglycerides to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG/HDL-C) ratio has been utilised as a predictor of outcomes in patients with adverse cardiometabolic risk profiles. In this study, we examined the prognostic value of elevated TG/HDL-C level in an Australian population of patients with high clinical suspicion of coronary artery disease (CAD) presenting for coronary angiography. METHODS: Follow-up data was collected for 482 patients who underwent coronary angiography in a prospective cohort study. The primary endpoint was all-cause mortality and the secondary endpoint was a major adverse cardiac event (MACE). Patients were stratified into two groups according to thei..

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