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Cholesterol efflux capacity inversely related to non-calcified burden.

TT Salahuddin et al (NIH, Bethesda) have demonstrated in a study including 101 consecutive psoriasis patients that the cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC) is inversely associated with prevalent coronary plaque burden measured by quantitative coronary computed tomography angiography (QAngio CT).

For further reading, refer to the article on eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/.