New (2018) American (ACC/AHA) Cholesterol Guidelines: Main Messages

Antonis S Manolis

Abstract


Key points and main messages of the new (2018) American Guidelines on cholesterol management are herein provided with tabulation of the risk assessment tools, the classification of statins according to their therapeutic intensity and desired lipid levels in children. Rhythmos 2019;14(1):1-4.


Keywords


cholesterol; cholesterol guidelines; cardiovascular disease; atherosclerosis; coronary artery calcium; statins; PCSK9 inhibitors; diet; primary prevention; secondary prevention; diabetes mellitus

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