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April-June 2020| Vol 8| Issue 2



Dear Fellow Members of API, Hope you have enjoyed reading the previous issue. Health checkup has become a debatable subject. The clamour of executive health checkup and full-body checkup is on the ...

Guest Editorial

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and apolipoprotein b for cardiovascular risk assessment – What is the right choice?

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVDs) are the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. There are several methods to assess and stratify the risk of ASCVD, and thereby, choose t...

Review Article

Are periodic health checkups useful or necessary?

Much has been debated about routine periodic health screening in recent years. Those in favor of such screening of laboratory investigations point to the economic and social advantages of early dete...

Review Article

A new era in the management of ischemic stroke: Advent of endovascular mechanical thrombectomy

Reduction in the mortality and disability resulting from acute ischemic stroke translates into restoration of blood flow to ischemic penumbra or tissue-at-risk. Reopening occluded large intracranial a...

Original Article

Estimation of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and its correlation as a surrogate measure of apolipoprotein B in patients with metabolic syndrome

Background: The primary target of therapy for dyslipidemia according to the present lipid guidelines is low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). Its main drawback is it is a derived value...

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APIK Journal of Internal Medicine, a publication of Association of Physicians of India, Karnataka Chapter, Bangalore, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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