Management of Lipid Disorders in the Elderly

D.A. Playford, Gerald Watts

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Abstract

Cardiovascular disease has been inseparable from aging in developed societies and, as a result, it is the commonest cause of mortality in elderly populations. Atherosclerosis is associated with the progressive vascular accumulation of cholesterol-laden lipoproteins, and is linearly associated with the plasma level of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Clinical trials in patients aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-462
JournalDrugs & Aging
Volume10
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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