Dr. Kanase C. A.


What is it ?

The hypothesis asumes that

1 Dietary cholesterol / saturated fat increases serum cholesterol.

2 Increased serum cholesterol increases risk of Coronary Artery Disease .

Based on this hypothesis physicians all across the globe advise - 

3 Decrease cholesterol (statins) so as to decreases risk of CAD.

4 Cholesterol is a health hazard and should be maintained at lowest possible level . Let us peep into the history to understand how this hypothesis was conceived


hypothesis, cholesterol, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

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2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. O’Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, et al. Circulation. 2012;127:0.

Am Heart J. 1988 Jan;115(1 Pt 1):179-81.Resolution of complete heart block after right coronary artery angioplasty.Moreyra AE1, Horvitz L, Presant SB, Kostis JB

Successful restoration of complete heart block to normal sinus rhythm by primary angioplasty of dual left anterior descending artery. Sinha SK, Mishra V, Jha MJ, et al. Cardiol Res. 2017;8:73–76.

Percutaneous coronary intervention for persistent complete heart block complicating inferior myocardial infarction. Ramamurthy S, Anandaraja S, Matthew NJ Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Dec; 19(12):E372-4.


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