A nomogram was devised which makes it possible to type hyperlipidemias when fasting cholesterol and triglyceride values are available. This approach sacrifices some precision when compared with lipoprotein electrophoresis but affords a useful guide to classifying hyperlipidemias when lipoprotein analysis is not readily available.
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