International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biochemistry | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


Interrelationship of Lipid Indices in Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Patients

Dr. R. Panimathi | Dr. Chelladurai


Abstract: Alcoholism is a medical and social problem worldwide. Patients with more advanced alcohol related problems may meet the criteria for alcohol dependence or abuse. Consumption of alcohol in large amounts for a long duration produces toxic effects on liver, thus impairing the lipid metabolism, and hence alteration of serum lipid profile is seen. Aim: The aim of the study is to compare the serum lipid profile and lipid indices among alcoholic patients (study group) and non-alcoholic patients (control group). Materials and methods: This is an age matched comparative study. The study population includes 50, self- reported, chronic, regular and excess alcohol drinking persons; and the control group includes 50 persons who did not consume alcohol. Fasting serum lipid profile was estimated and lipid indices were calculated. Result and observation: Mean and Standard deviation of lipid parameters and lipid indices show a significant p-value (TC/HDL ratio -


Keywords: VLDL-very low density lipoprotein, LPL-Lipoprotein lipase, TGs-Triglycerides, NADH-Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide phosphate CHD-Coronary heart disease


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,


Pages: 105 - 109


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