Comparison of lipid profiles and attainment of lipid goals in patients

Fatima Rodriguez, Raul D. Santos, Michael Messig, Lisa Tarasenko, Jean Ferrières, J. Wouter Jukema, Cheng Wen Chiang, David D. Waters, Joanne M. Foody

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There is a well-established link between dyslipidemia and cardiovascular events, although this risk is modified by age. Little is known about how treatment of dyslipidemia and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol goal attainment differ between older and younger patients. We obtained clinical data from 9,926 dyslipidemic patients across 9 countries in North and Latin America, Europe, and Asia from 2006 through 2007. Multivariate regressions were performed to determine predictors of lipid level goal attainment. The study sample consisted of 5,733 adults

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1738-1742
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jun 15 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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