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Datamonitor Healthcare CV&Met Disease Analysis: Dyslipidemia
March 16, 2020Dyslipidemia refers to any increase or decrease in lipid levels from defined normal parameters, with physicians particularly focusing on the treatment of elevated LDL-C due to the well-established link between excessively elevated LDL-C and atherosclerosis. As such, LDL-C is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, one of the world’s leading causes of morbidity and mortality, though differences in LDL particle morphology can also play a role. Other lipid level deviations in dyslipidemia include elevated triglycerides, low levels of HDL-C), elevated total cholesterol, and elevated non-HDL-C, a marker of cholesterol in all atherogenic lipoproteins.
This Datamonitor Healthcare report contains a Disease Analysis module.
|Indications Covered:||Dyslipidemia / Hypercholesterolemia|