Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Reduction and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Stein, Evan A.
April 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2009, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p307
Academic Journal
The article discusses lipid-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It states that evidence supports a strategy of early and aggressive lowering of LDL-C levels for the primary prevention of coronary artery disease. It also recalls how the treatment guidelines in decreasing CVD risk is formed.


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