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INTRODUCTION Despite the continuous improvement of the quality of lipid lowering therapy the achievement of target values is still not satisfactory, mainly in the very high cardiovascular risk category patients, where the goal of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is 1.80 mmol/l. MATERIAL AND METHODS The trends in lipid lowering treatment of(More)
INTRODUCTION Lipid-lowering therapy should achieve target levels. We assessed the change of the achievement of targets and the mean low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in high-risk Hungarian patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Six studies performed with patients of general practitioners (GPs) and specialists between 2004 and 2008 were evaluated:(More)
INTRODUCTION The primary goal of lipid-lowering therapy is the attainment of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) target levels. MATERIAL AND METHODS The MULTI GAP (MULTI Goal Attainment Problem) 2010 is a part of surveys started a few years ago, in which the lipid results of 1540 patients treated by general practitioners (GPs) and specialists were(More)
INTRODUCTION Persistence with lipid-lowering drug therapy by cardiovascular patients in Hungary has not been studied previously. This study was designed to determine the rate with which Hungarian patients with hyperlipidemia persist in taking lipid-lowering agents, and to compare this with rates reported from other countries. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was(More)
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