2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines

Scott M. Grundy, Neil J. Stone, Alison L. Bailey, Craig Beam, Kim K. Birtcher, Roger S. Blumenthal, Lynne T. Braun, Sarah De Ferranti, Joseph Faiella-Tommasino, Daniel E. Forman, Ronald Goldberg, Paul A. Heidenreich, Mark A. Hlatky, Daniel W. Jones, Donald Lloyd-Jones, Nuria Lopez-Pajares, Chiadi E. Ndumele, Carl E. Orringer, Carmen A. Peralta, Joseph J. SaseenSidney C. Smith, Laurence Sperling, Salim S. Virani, Joseph Yeboah

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E1082-E1143
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • Guidelines
  • biomarkers, coronary artery calcium score
  • cardiovascular disease
  • cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug therapy
  • ezetimibe
  • hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors/statins
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • lipids
  • patient compliance
  • pharmacological
  • primary prevention
  • proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitor (PCSK9) inhibitors
  • risk assessment
  • risk reduction discussion
  • risk treatment discussion, secondary prevention

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