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Demystifying triglycerides: a practical approach for the clinician.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16122052     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Because the landmark trials of lipid-lowering statin drugs excluded patients with very high triglyceride levels, the optimal management of hypertriglyceridemia for atherosclerosis prevention is unknown. The third report of the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel (ATP-III) provides a much-needed strategy for managing patients with high triglycerides, based on the best available evidence.
Richard L Dunbar; Daniel J Rader
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0891-1150     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-26     Completed Date:  2005-10-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  661-6, 670-2, 674-5 passim     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Risk Intervention Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriosclerosis / etiology,  prevention & control*
Clofibric Acid / therapeutic use
Fish Oils / therapeutic use
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Hypercholesterolemia / physiopathology
Hypertriglyceridemia / drug therapy*,  physiopathology,  prevention & control*
Life Style
Lipoproteins, HDL / drug effects
Lipoproteins, LDL / drug effects
Niacin / therapeutic use
Triglycerides / adverse effects,  metabolism*
Grant Support
T32-HL-07443-25/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fish Oils; 0/Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors; 0/Lipoproteins, HDL; 0/Lipoproteins, LDL; 0/Triglycerides; 59-67-6/Niacin; 882-09-7/Clofibric Acid

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