Journal of the American College of Cardiology


Led by Editor-in-Chief Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, JACC is the flagship publication of the family of peer-reviewed journals published by the American College of Cardiology.

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    Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). However, whether the optimal Lp(a) threshold for risk assessment should differ based on baseline ASCVD status is unknown.

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    • In a large US cohort, Lp(a) was assoc w/ #MACE but there was a plateau in risk at the ~70th percentile for those w/ baseline #ASCVDIn contrast, those w/out baseline ASCVD, there was a more linear ⬆️ in risk. Thus, the Lp(a) threshold for risk assessment may differ based on…