Table of Contents

Epidemiology of lipids, lipid management, and risk for coronary heart disease : an overview.
Vascular biology and atherogenesis.
Detection, evaluation, and treatment goals for lipid disorders in adults.
Therapeutic lifestyle changes in the management of lipid disorders and the metabolic syndrome.
Management of elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Management of elevated triglycerides and non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Management of depressed high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Lipid management in population subsets : women, the elderly, ethnic minorities, children, and adolescents.
Emerging risk factors and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease.
A primer on clinical trials and critical review of clinical trial reports for the clinician.
Case studies. Highlighting areas of consensus, 'Practical Lipid Management' presents a concise, user-friendly overview of best practice in lipid management, according to various international guidelines.