Key to aortic valve disease prevention: Lowering cholesterol early

27 octubre 2014

New evidence has been uncovered that aortic valve disease may be preventable. These findings show that so-called ‘bad’ cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is a cause of aortic valve disease — a serious heart condition that affects around five million people in North America and is the most common cause for valve replacement.