PREVALENCE OF HYPERLIPIDEMIA IN OBESE AND NON OBESE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS

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Sher Bahadur
Hameed Ullah
Muhammad Hafizullah
Adnan Mehmood Gul
Zahid Aslam Awan

Abstract

Objective:

 

To determine the prevalence of hyperlipidemia in obese and non-obese patients with diagnosed

Methodology:

 

th March 2005 to 30th

May 2006.

A total of 200 patients with diagnosed coronary artery disease were enrolled, 100 were classified as obese

and 100 as non-obese.

This hospital based descriptive study was conducted in Cardiology Department of

Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar from 15

Results:

 

There were 139 males and 61 females in total 200 CAD patients. Serum triglycerides level was

184±82 in obese patients and 158±68 in non-obese patients (p = 0.015). Serum cholesterol level was

208±61 in obese and 180±67 in non obese (p = 0.001). Serum HDL level was significantly more in non

obese (48±36) as compared to obese (37±8) (p =0.005). Serum LDL was more (157±49) in obese as

compared to (148±44) in non obese but with no statistical difference (p =0.156).

Conclusion:

 

Obese CAD patients had significantly had higher levels of triglycerides, total cholesterol with

lower HDL levels as compared to non obese CAD patients.

coronary artery disease.

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Bahadur S, Ullah H, Hafizullah M, Gul AM, Awan ZA. PREVALENCE OF HYPERLIPIDEMIA IN OBESE AND NON OBESE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Oct. 21 [cited 2022 Jun. 30];25(1). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1129
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