VLDL Cholesterol Accounts for One-Half of the Risk of Myocardial Infarction Associated With apoB-Containing Lipoproteins

This large, nested case-cohort study shows that cholesterol in VLDL particles explains a surprisingly large part of the cardiovascular risk from apolipoprotein-B carrying lipoprotein particles and that triglycerides in VLDL do not explain the cardiovascular risk.