Cholesterol and thereabouts: new rules and new drugs… 10 hot questions for the experts
Chairperson: Alma Maria Grandin
The concept of plasma cholesterol “normal value” has radically changed in the last years. In particular, Researchers and Clinicians are increasingly focusing on the LDL fraction; moreover, it has been proved that there is not one “normal value” but different “desirable values” of cholesterol, depending on the characteristics of individuals and their general risk profile. In the last years, the treatment of dyslipidaemia and, in particular, hypercholesterolemia has been enriched with new medicines and strategies.