Prof. Gerard Pasterkamp and Dr. Sander W. van der Laan, from partner UMC Utrecht published with colleagues a very interesting study in the European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery.
LPL appears to have different time-dependent risk patterns for Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE).
Post Surgery High LPL concentrations show:
⬆ High risk for MACE in the first 30 days
⬇ Low risk for MACE from 30days-3 years
Therefore, LPL in pre-operative plasma samples may be considered as a predictor for higher perioperative risk for MACE and for a lower long-term risk for MACE.
If you want to find out more, check out the link below:
Plasma Lipoprotein Lipase Is Associated with Risk of Future Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients Following Carotid Endarterectomy - European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (ejves.com)