The case for aggressive lipid regulation

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Abstract

Lowering cholesterol levels with dietary or drug interventions lowers the risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) proportionately and reduces CHD morbidity and mortality, as well as overall mortality in patients with CHD. Antihyperlipidemic drugs are currently underused. Aggressive therapy is warranted for patients with established CHD, whose LDL cholesterol levels should be reduced to 100 mg/dL or lower.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-156
Number of pages12
JournalHospital Practice
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 1997

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  • Medicine(all)

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