Peter P. Toth, Author at Neurology Advisor

Peter P. Toth

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How to Manage the Complex Patient with Mixed Dyslipidemia (Elevated non-HDL-C; Low HDL-C; Elevated TG: Role of Niacin, Fibrins, Fibrates, etc.)

General (including evidence of efficacy) Residual cardiac risk with mixed dyslipidemia An elevated level of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is established as a risk factor for the development of coronary and peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease. Numerous randomized, prospective trials using 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) have demonstrated the ability of these agents…

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