12:30

The treatment of hypercholesterolemia: when is it necessary to hurry up?

As for hypercholesterolemia, doctors and patients have at their disposal a wide range of therapeutic instruments that includes both food supplements and real medicines (fibrates, cholesterol absorption inhibitors, statins, monoclonal antibodies against some components of the LDL-cholesterol receptor).   The use of medicines of proven effectiveness in rapidly reducing the LDL cholesterol value is particularly important in patients who had suffered acute myocardial infarction (treated with coronary stents, if it is the case), in which much of the residual risk lies in the months immediately following the first episode.

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  • 5 May 2018
  • 12:30
  • Sala della cultura

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