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Tag Archives: Dyslipidemia

The Management of Hypertension (Clinical Evaluation)


Frequently, the only sign of essential hypertension is elevated BP. The rest of the physical examination may be completely normal. However, a complete medical evaluation including a comprehensive medical history, physical examination, and laboratory and/or diagnostic test is recommended after diagnosis to identify secondary causes, identify other CV risk factors or comorbid conditions that may […]

The Management of Dyslipidemia


Let's talk about ATP IV first, then we shall discuss how to detect, evaluate, and manage patients with lipid disorders. This thread is based on the latest clinical guideline (Circulation. 2014:S1-S45) for therapy of dyslipidemia to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults (>21 years of age) and the guideline is based on the Full Panel […]

The Etiology of Primary Dyslipidemia


Generally primary dyslipidemia are due to mutations of various genes. Thus these disorders of lipid are¬†inheritable and have a obvious family history, which is important in dignosing the primary dyslipidemia. Primary disorders of lipid consist of disorders of elevated apoB-containing lipoproteins, disorders of low apoB-containing lipoproteins level, disorders of low HDL-C level, and disorders of […]