[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
May 24, 1999

Prognostic and Therapeutic Significance of Low Levels of High-Density Lipoprotein CholesterolCurrent Perspectives

Arch Intern Med. 1999;159(10):1038-1040. doi:10.1001/archinte.159.10.1038

THE DIRECT RELATION between elevations in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is widely accepted in the clinical setting. Furthermore, a number of controlled clinical trials have confirmed that pharmacologic management of LDL-C can markedly reduce the incidence of acute coronary events in selected patients both with and without clinically known CHD.14

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview