Search Tag: ACC/AHA

Cardiology Management

Statin Use in Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

2019 12 Oct

There are five major guidelines on statin use for the primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). These include the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE-2014), US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF-2016), Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS-2016), European Society of Cardiology/European Atherosclerosis... Read more

Cardiology Management

Comparing Lipid Guidelines: ESC vs. 2018 ACC/AHA

2019 23 Sep

The European Society of Cardiology’s Guideline for the Management of Dyslipidaemias was announced at ESC 2019, nine months after the publication of the 2018 ACC/AHA Multisociety Guidelines for the Management of Blood Cholesterol. A major question for healthcare professionals around the globe is: how do these two guidelines compare? What are the differences... Read more