Coronary Artery Calcification and Lipoprotein (a) by Jeffrey Dach MD Sam is a 56 year old music conductor at the local symphony. Lately Sam has been having chest pain unrelieved by antacid drugs. His cardiologist did an evaluation showing that … Continue reading →
Does Cholesterol Cause Coronary Artery Disease ? Part Two, for part one click here. A Reappraisal of the Lipid Hypothesis In the Sept 2018 Amer J Med, Dr Robert Dubroff points out an inconvenient truth. Since clinical trial regulations were … Continue reading →
LDL-Cholesterol Does Not Cause Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD My new book on prevention of cardiovascular disease entitled “Heart Book” came out on Amazon in August 2018. About the same time, an article by Dr Uffe Ravnskov appeared … Continue reading →
Evolocumab, Are You Joking Me? by Jeffrey Dach MD Ralph is a 48 year old divorce lawyer who arrives in my office with a history of familial hypercholesterolemia. Every lab panel since he was a kid showed a cholesterol of … Continue reading →
Is Your Drug From the Medical Museum? If you are a curious tourist, visit the Medical Museum where you will be shocked with the sight of glass specimen jars filled with tissue samples. There you will find relics of past … Continue reading →
Calcium Score, a Paradigm Shift in Cardiology by Jeffrey Dach MD A Cardiology “Paradigm Shift” occurred in 2004 with publication of the Paolo Raggi study on annual Calcium Score progression.(1) This above left chart shows the MAJOR FINDING: Less than 15% … Continue reading →
LDL Particle Size and Particle Number, What Gives? Superiority of Calcium Score Ron is a 72 year old retired engineer, and has a total cholesterol of 174 which hasn’t changed over the seven years we have been following him. This … Continue reading →
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