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Implications of 2001 cholesterol treatment guidelines based on a retrospective analysis of a high-risk patient cohort

Implications of 2001 cholesterol treatment guidelines based on a retrospective analysis of a high-risk patient cohort

American Journal of Cardiology 89(6): 765-766

A retrospective study was conducted to determine the actual change in practice that would be created by the application of the updated guidelines released by the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP-ATPIII) for the management of serum cholesterol. In these guidelines, a modification of the Framingham global risk model is introduced to calculate 10-year risk in certain patient groups.

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Accession: 003805533

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PMID: 11897222

DOI: 10.1016/s0002-9149(01)02351-7

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