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Articles

Title: Dyslipidemia in children - is this the time for pharmacologic treatment?

Author:
Piotr Dziechciarz, Andrea Horvath, Hanna Szajewska
Language:
PL
Journal:
Contemporary Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Child Feeding
Year:
2008
Volume:
10
Number:
4
Start page:
199
Final page:
202
ISSN:
1507-5532
Keywords:
hyperlipidemia, prophylaxis, treatment, statins, children
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In July 2008 the American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations for the management of hypercholesterolemia in chil­dren. The new guidelines elicited a lot of controversies. This report included much broader, than in previous recommendations, indications for screening and pharmacologic intervention in the treatment of dyslipidemia in children.