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Dyslipidaemias (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

These guidelines deal with the management of dyslipidaemias as an essential and integral part of CVD prevention.

Wach the webcast of the joint ESC Guidelines on the Management of  Dyslipidemias presented at the ESC Congress 2011.

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Warning Simvastatin

Primary care
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2011
Reference European Heart Journal (2011) 32:1769-1818
Published in 2012
Reference Essential Messages Dyslipidaemias
Published in 2011
Reference Table of Contents
  • PDA
  • Published in 2012
    Reference Download the PDA version of the Pocket Guidelines
    Published in 2012
    Reference ESC_Slide_set_on_Dyslipidaemias
    Published in 2011
    Reference ESC/EAS CME Questions Dyslipidaemias
    Published in 2011
    Reference ESC/EAS Dyslipidemias addenda
    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

    Table of Contents

    • 1. Preamble
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Total cardiovascular  risk
    • 4. Evaluation of laboratory lipid and apolipoprotein parameters
    • 5. Treatment targets
    • 6. Lifestyle modifications to imporve the plasma lipid profile
    • 7. Drugs for treatment of hypercholesterolaemia
    • 8.Drugs for treatment of hypertriglyceridaemia
    • 9.Drugs affecting high-desity lipoprotein
    • 10.Management of dyslipidaemai in different clinical settings
    • 11.Monitoring of lipids and enzymes in patients on lipid lowering drug therapy
    • 12.How to improve adherence to lifestyle changes and compliance with drug therapy
    • 13.References




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