Egyre.,célratörobb" lipidterápiás szokásaink-A Magyar MULTI GAP 2010 eredményei

Translated title of the contribution: Becoming more focused therapeutic lipid patterns: Results from the Hungarian MULTI GAP 2010

István Reiber, György Paragh, László Márk, Gyula Pados

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Abstract

Previous studies have found that many high-risk patients are not achieving their LDL-cholesterol goals, and many patients, despite being treated with lipid-lowering therapy, also have elevated triglycerides and/or low levels of HDL-cholesterol. Aims: Authors analyzed the treatment strategies for dyslipidemic subjects following cardiovascular events similarly to their former survey from 2008 and 2009. Methods: In the MULTI GAP (MULTI Goal Attainment Problem) 2010 trial data from standard and structured questionnaires of 2332 patients were processed. Authors analyzed the proportion of the patients reaching target levels for total cholesterol, LDL-C, HDL-C, A-C (atherogen cholesterol) and triglyceride. Results: 15% (n = 355) of the patients did not receive any lipid lowering treatment. 44% of the patients treated by specialists reached the target LDL-C level of 2.5 mmol/l. In.,high risk" group target levels for HDL-C were reached by 61% of the patients, and for triglyceride by 43% of the subjects. 43% of the patients with the best compliance (>90%) reached the target LDL-C level of 2.5 mmol/l. Conclusion: There is a need for more effective lipid lowering therapy with more frequent use of higher doses of statins or combinations of lipid lowering drugs.

Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)822-827
Number of pages6
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume152
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2011

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