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LDL treatment choices in everyday practice too conservative

LDL treatment choices in everyday practice too conservative

Results from a survey of more than 1,500 patients showed that physicians are too cautious in managing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in high cardiovascular risk patients, even when they are not at goal. The findings are particularly relevant in the light of recent favourable opinions…

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CVD Prevention

CVD Prevention

2013: ACC/AHA Lifestyle management to prevent CVD PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24222015 2012: Fifth Joint Task Force PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22698795 AND http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22763626 2010: NICE UK Link: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PH25

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FH

FH

2014: International FH Foundation PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24418289 2013: EAS Consensus Panel PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23956253 2011: ESC/EAS Guidelines for Dyslipidaemia Management PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21723445 2011: NLA PUBMED: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21600525 2008 NICE UK Link: http://www.nice.org.uk/CG71

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Dyslipidaemia management

Dyslipidaemia management

2014: NICE UK Draft guidance www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=folder&o=66546 2013: IAS Position Paper www.athero.org/IASPositionPaper.asp 2013: ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24239923 2013: Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines www.onlinecjc.ca/article/S0828-282X(12)01510-3/abstract 2011: ESC/EAS Guidelines for Dyslipidaemia Management www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21723445

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