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Table 2 Methods used to measure Lp(a) in included studies

From: Comparison of the effects of fibrates versus statins on plasma lipoprotein(a) concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of head-to-head randomized controlled trials

Study Method Kringle assay
Athyros et al. (2002) [52] ELISA NS
Bredie et al. (1996) [55] IRA NS
Hansen et al. (1994) [60] IRA NS
Perez-Jimenez et al. (1995) [61] ELISA NS
Melenovsky et al. (2002) [51] IEP NS
Ohrvall et al. (1995) [54] IRA NS
Ramires et al. (1995) [62] IRA NS
Bairaktari et al. (1999) [50] ELISA NS
Davidson et al. (2009) [53] NMR NS
Greten et al. (1994) [64] NS NS
Kehely et al. (1995) [56] ELISA NS
May et al. (2008) [57] NS NS
Ramires et al. (1997) [63] IRA NS
Saougos et al. (2007) [65] ELISA NS
Vigna et al. (1999) [58] ELISA NS
de Lorgeril et al. (1999) [59] NS NS
  1. ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, IRA immunoradiometric assay, IEP immunoelectrophoresis, NMR nuclear magnetic resonance, NS not specified