In previous presentations in these proceedings, the important relationships between cholesterol and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been reviewed. Guidelines, for Europe and the United States, for screening and intervention in persons with elevated total or low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol have been compared. In this presentation, the current approaches for dietary and drug treatment of hypercholesterolemia are discussed.
- combination drug therapy
- secondary prevention
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine