Explore the latest in dyslipidemia, including recent guidelines for screening and use of statins, PCSK9 inhibitors, and other treatments.
This post hoc subgroup analysis of a cohort from a population-based randomized clinical trial investigates the outcomes of prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer among men who concomitantly use statin drugs.
This survey study investigates trends in statin use and expenditures after market exclusivity ended and generic statins became available in the US.
This study uses clinical registry data to assess achievement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction and lipid-lowering therapy prescribing patterns among adults aged 20 to 39 years with moderate to severe hypercholesterolemia.
This cohort study evaluates whether common measures of cholesterol concentration, triglyceride concentration, or their ratio are associated with cardiovascular risk beyond the number of apolipoprotein B–containing lipoproteins.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential value of incidentally observed coronary artery calcification (CAC) in deciding to initiate early prevention, even in the absence of symptoms.
This cohort study uses coronary computed tomography angiography to investigate whether statin therapy is associated with alterations in the volume or calcium density of 6 compositional atherosclerotic plaque types in patients with coronary artery disease.
This cross-sectional study of patients with lipid distributions representative of the US population compares the accuracy of 3 low-density lipoprotein level estimation methods with triglyceride levels of 400 to 799 mg/dL.
This narrative review provides an overview of coronary artery calcium testing as a tool for risk assessment in the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
This cohort study assesses the relative benefits and harms associated with genetic cholesteryl ester transfer protein deficiency.
This National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey study assesses US trends in cardiovascular risk factors by race and ethnicity and by socioeconomic status from 1999 to 2018.
This national matched-cohort study explores the association between statin therapy initiation and progression of diabetes among patients with diabetes.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of financial incentives to improve adherence to statin therapy and achieve a decrease in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in individuals at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
This case report describes yellow papules coalescing into plaques involving the medial and lateral canthi of eyes, finger web spaces of both hands, antecubital fossae, and nodular swellings over the elbows.
This cross-sectional study examines the association between risk-enhancing factors and incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease by coronary artery calcium burden among intermediate-risk adults who participated in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
This cohort study aims to characterize age-related longitudinal low-density lipoprotein trajectories among US children.
This cross-sectional study assesses the prevalence, treatment, and control of dyslipidemia in community residents and the availability of lipid-lowering medications in primary care institutions in China.
This cohort study evaluates the association between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and development of cardiovascular disease later in life.
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