2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: Executive Summary: 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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901 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3168-3209
Number of pages42
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2019


  • ACC/AHA Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Guidelines
  • LDL-cholesterol
  • biomarkers
  • cardiovascular disease
  • cholesterol
  • coronary artery calcium score
  • 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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