Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among Malaysian dyslipidemic patients.

@article{Alkhateeb2011LowdensityLC,
  title={Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among Malaysian dyslipidemic patients.},
  author={Alyaa Al-khateeb and Mohd Sapawi Mohamed and Kamarul Imran and Suhairi Ibrahim and B A Zilfalill and Zurkurnai Bin Yusof},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={388-94}
}
The aim of the present study was to evaluate Malaysian dyslipidemic patient treatment practices and outcomes. Factors contributing to success in reaching treatment goal were determined. A retrospective review of the records of dyslipidemic patients who attended the Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in 2007 was conducted. All the patients were receiving standard recommended doses of statins. Records were analysed for 890 patients. Patients were divided into three categories: 384 patients (43.1… CONTINUE READING

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