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To determine the prevalence of hyperlipidemia in obese and non-obese patients with diagnosed
th March 2005 to 30th
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
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).
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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