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Cardiology Management

Paediatric Cholesterol Guidelines for Young Adults Increase Statin Use

2015 09 Apr

According to an article published by JAMA Pediatrics, application of paediatric guidelines for lipid levels for persons 17 to 21 years of age who have elevated LDL-C levels could result in statin treatment for more than 400,000 additional young people than the adult guidelines. Adolescence is a common time for the emergence of cardiovascular risk factors.... Read more