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ey0019.12-14 | Hyperlipidemia | ESPEYB19

12.14. Maternal hypercholesterolaemia during pregnancy affects severity of myocardial infarction in young adults

C Cacciatore F, Bruzzese G, Abete P, Russo G, Palinski W, Napoli

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2022;29(5):758-65. doi: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwab152Brief Summary: This retrospective study identified an association between high maternal cholesterol levels during pregnancy with more severe heart attacks in young adult offspring.Comment: During pregnancy, physiological increases in total cholesterol and triglyceride (TG) levels occur due to increases in i...