Oxidative lipoprotein markers in stroke and transient ischemic attack predict functional outcome

Takeaway

  • Higher levels of oxidative lipoprotein markers are independent predictors of poor functional outcome in patients with minor stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) at 90 days and 12 months.

Why this matters

  • Limited studies have investigated the relationship between oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) levels and the prognosis of stroke; this information also may provide biomarkers to predict unfavorable outcomes.

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