Year 2021 (55)

Edition nr. 10


PCSK9 inhibitors for familial hypercholesterolaemia

An elevated LDL-cholesterol concentration is one of the risk factors for atherosclerotic vascular disease that can be modified by lifestyle interventions or medication. Due to their greatly elevated LDL-cholesterol level, patients with familial h ...

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Primary prevention using a polypill

Summary The polypill, a combination therapy to prevent cardiovascular diseases like myocardial infarction, does not yet appear to be a wonder drug. Research into primary prevention using a polypill for patients at low risk of cardiovascular dise ...

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