Updated Guidelines of the Hellenic Society of Atherosclerosis for the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia-2014

Moses Elisaf, Christos Pitsavos, Evangelos Liberopoulos, Kostas Tziomalos, Vasilios Athyros



Dyslipidemia comprises a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, while its early diagnosis and effective treatment reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The present article presents the 2014 updated Hellenic guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia in adults.

Keywords: dyslipidemia, familial hypercholesterolemia, chylomicronemia, statins, fibrates, ezetimibe, cardiovascular disease