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Correction

Correction - Increased serum triglyceride concentrations and abdominal adiposity were associated with increased mortality in women

ACP J Club. 1994 Sep-Oct;121:A12. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-1994-121-2-A12

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• Corrected Abstract or Commentary: Increased serum triglyceride concentrations and abdominal adiposity were associated with increased mortality in women



A sentence in the commentary for the abstract “Increased serum triglyceride concentrations and abdominal adiposity were associated with increased mortality in women” (1) should read as follows: Unfortunately, the study, which began in 1968, did not measure HDL cholesterol, low values of which might have explained the higher risk for hypertriglyceridemia.


Reference

1. Increased serum triglyceride concentrations and abdominal adiposity were associated with increased mortality in women. [Abstract] ACP J Club. 1994 May-June;120:79. Abstract of: Bengtsson C, Björkelund C, Lapidus L, Lissner L. Associations of serum lipid concentrations and obesity with mortality in women: 20 year follow up of participants in prospective population study in Gothenburg, Sweden. BMJ. 1993; Nov 27;307:1385-8.