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Objective: the aim of the study was to evaluate the frequency of decrease levels of HDL in those patients that have MI.
Methodology: the study was cross-sectional and was carried out at the department of cardiology of the LUMHS in the year 2017 April-September. The study included the participants with age range of 20-60 years. The ethical committee associated with hospital permitted the study conduction. Consent from all the participants were taken. 12 hours of fasting to analyze the levels of lipid as well as levels of HDL in participants was carried out to be included in the study. SPSS version 16 was used to analyze the data statistically.
Results: About 100 participants were the part of the study with mean age of 51.05+6.22 years. 60 participants out of 100 were men. The mean HDL levels were 39.03mg/dl. About 20 patients displayed isolated low HDL levels. Age as well as the gender was found to be insignificantly affecting the frequency of isolated decreased HDL levels.
Conclusion: The decreased levels of HDL wasfound to be associated with higher frequency 22% among acute MI patients.