Lipid management in elderly patients: Clinical challenges and therapeutic strategies

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Abstract

  • "Lipid Management in Elderly Patients: Clinical Challenges and Therapeutic Strategies" was presented at the 2001 AGS Annual Meeting, held in Chicago, IL, in May. Dr. Davidson discussed dyslipidemia in the elderly and the rationale for aggressive management. Dr. Bittner focused her discussion of lipid management on older women. Dr. Deedwania concluded the presentation by summarizing the recent studies and future goals to determine the benefit of lipid-lowering therapy in elderly patients who are at significant risk of stroke and recurrent episodes of myocardial ischemia.
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  • Davidson MH; Bittner VA; Deedwania PC
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  • 21
  • End Page

  • 24
  • Volume

  • 10
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  • 1