European, Russian and American Clinical Guidelines on dyslipidemias management – where do we stand?

European, Russian, and US guidelines on dyslipidemias

Asiiat Alieva
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Elena Usova
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Saint Petersburg
Olga Reutova
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia


Current clinical guidelines on lipid metabolism disorders are represented by the integration of relevant multicenter observational studies and registries aimed to identify best strategies in cardiovascular risk stratification, diagnostics and treatment of dyslipidemias. The approaches outlined in the European, Russian and American clinical guidelines look relevant to each other despite a range slightly different postulates, as they all demonstrate a general tendency to the importance of accurate risk stratification of patients and timely action on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels when using effective lipid-lowering therapy.


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