LDL-C Levels in the Real World

Many High-Risk Patients Do Not Achieve Recommended LDL-C Levels1,2

Numerous clinical and epidemiological studies have consistently shown that the majority of patients with ASCVD at high risk for CV events do not achieve the recommended LDL-C levels. Reports from several studies document persistently low rates of LDL-C goal attainment among patients with established CVD.1

In the Recent Prospective Observational GOULD Registry Involving > 5,000 Patients With ASCVD Receiving Lipid-lowering Therapies:

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  1. Cannon CP, de Lemos JA, Rosenson RS, et al. Use of Lipid-Lowering Therapies Over 2 Years in GOULD, a Registry of Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the US. JAMA Cardiol, 2021;6(9):1060-68. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2021.1810
  2. Mitchell S, Roso S, Samuel M, Pladevall-Vila M. Unmet need in the hyperlipidaemia population with high risk of cardiovascular disease: a targeted literature review of observational studies. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2016;16:74. doi:10.1186/s12872-016-0241-3.

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