Very Low Density Lipoprotein is one of the four major lipoprotein. The other three are HDL, LDL and chylomicrons . LDL contains the highest amount of cholesterol, HDL contains the highest amount of protein, VLDL and Chylomicrons contains the highest amount of Triglycerides.
VLDL plays an important role in the formation of plaq...
When to get Tested
As a screening test for adults with no risk factors for heart disease
When a person has one or more risk factors for heart disease( Cigarette smoking, Being overweight or Obese, Old age , Pre existing heart disease, Diabetes)
Increased risk of Atherosclerotic disease
Familial Hyper lipo proteinemia
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