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Implications of recent clinical trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines.
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The trials confirm the benefit of cholesterol-lowering therapy in high-risk patients and support the ATP III treatment goal of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) <100 mg/dL, and confirm that older persons benefit from therapeutic lowering of LDL-C. Expand
Implications of Recent Clinical Trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III Guidelines
TLDR
The trials confirm the benefit of cholesterol-lowering therapy in high-risk patients and support the ATP III treatment goal of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) <100 mg/dL, and confirm that older persons benefit from therapeutic lowering of LDL-C. Expand
Executive Summary of The Third Report of The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol In Adults (Adult Treatment
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE EXpert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III, or ATP III) constitutes the National Cholesterol EducationExpand
2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the assessment of cardiovascular risk: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
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Harmon S. Jordan, ScD, Lev Nevo, MD, Janusz Wnek, PhD Jeffrey L. Anderson,MD, FACC, FAHA, Chair-Elect, Nancy M. Halperin, PhD. Expand
Triglycerides and cardiovascular disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
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Clinicians are updated on the increasingly crucial role of triglycerides in the evaluation and management of CVD risk and highlight approaches aimed at minimizing the adverse public health–related consequences associated with hypertriglyceridemic states. Expand
ACCF/AHA TASK FORCE MEMBERS
Theodore G. Ganiats, A. Michael Lincoff, Eric D. Peterson, George J. Philippides, Pierre D. Adams, Charles R. Bridges, Donald E. Casey, Jr, Steven M. Ettinger, Francis M. Fesmire, 2012 WritingExpand
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
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The ACC and AHA have collaborated with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and stakeholder and professional organizations to develop guidelines, standards, and policies that promote optimal patient care and cardiovascular health. Expand
AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update: Consensus Panel Guide to Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Adult Patients Without Coronary or Other
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This 2002 update of the Guide acknowledges a number of advances in the field of primary prevention since 1997 and research continues to refine the recommendations on detection and management of established risk factors. Expand
Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women: 2007 update.
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The burden of CVD on women and the global economy will continue to increase as life expectancy continues to increase and economies become more industrialized. Expand
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