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cardiac risk factor labs

please give a comprehensive list of all the lab tests used to evaluated cardiac risk factors

i know about the lipid panel, homocystene, C-reactive protein.    What else is there, and which ones should i get in order of importance?   i want to get a very comprehensive cardiac eval ,  
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There are many tests such as Lpa, Ldl particle size, fibrinogen but the majority of the data suggests that the standard risk factors are the most predictive--ie the most data on them.
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