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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... Read more