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Hyperlipidemia

  • Steven HollenbergEmail author
  • Stephen Heitner
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP, volume 1)

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Although the precise number of people with elevated lipids depends on the definition chosen, it is clear that hyperlipidemia is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States [1].

Keywords

Nicotinic Acid Statin Therapy Framingham Risk Score hsCRP Level Bile Acid Sequestrant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cooper University HospitalCamdenUSA
  2. 2.Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of Section of Cardiology Cooper University HospitalCamdenUSA

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