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To the Editor As the chairs of the 2013 guideline panels on risk assessment and cholesterol treatment,1,2 we would like to clarify some statements made in 3 Viewpoint articles3- 5 and correct some misinterpretations or incorrect assumptions.
Lloyd-Jones DM, Goff DC, Stone NJ. Guidelines for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Cholesterol Treatment. JAMA. 2014;311(21):2235. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4072