Arterial Blockage

  • The PLAC® test aids in predicting risk for coronary heart disease, and ischemic stroke associated with atherosclerosis.

  • The PLAC® test is different from standard cholesterol tests and blood tests for inflammation because Lp-PLA2 is a specific cardiovascular risk factor that provides unique information about the stability of arterial plaques.

  • Unstable arterial plaques can rupture, leading to an acute heart attack or stroke.

  • The PLAC® test measures Lp-PLA2, an enzyme that promotes inflammation inside the arteries, leading to..... read more