Coronary risk profile

Alternative Names

Lipoprotein/cholesterol analysis; Lipid profile; Lipid panel; Hyperlipidemia – testing

Definition of Coronary risk profile

A coronary risk profile is a battery of blood tests to measure your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. The profile can help determine your risk for .

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/23/2010

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