Lipid-lowering treatment in hypercholesterolemic patients: the CEPHEUS Thailand survey.

  title={Lipid-lowering treatment in hypercholesterolemic patients: the CEPHEUS Thailand survey.},
  author={Apichard Sukonthasarn and Mayuree Homsanit and Bundit Prommete and Chunhakasem Chotinaiwattarakul and Chumpol Piamsomboon and Khanchit Likittanasombat},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={94 12},
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) has become the leading cause of death and disability in Thailand. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol is the major risk factor of this condition that can be intervened by means of lifestyle modification and pharmacologic treatment. Adequacy of hypercholesterolemia treatment with lipid lowering drugs in Thailand needed to be more clarified. The present study was conducted to determine low-density cholesterol goal attainment in Thai… CONTINUE READING

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