Does a normal total cholesterol exclude lipid-related cardiovascular risk?

Thorsten Sattler & Dalia Sattler
Introduction: For comprehensive risk assessment in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, measurement of plasma total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL –C) and triglycerides is recommended after 12-14 [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]