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It seems reasonable to hope that widespread understanding and application of available therapeutic knowledge about the hyperlipidemic states will result in a significant reduction of morbidity and mortality from coronary heart disease and the other clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis. This book provides much of the metabolic, nutritional, and clinical information needed to launch a program for the effective prevention and therapy of the hyperlipidemic states.
Seventeen authors have contributed chapters to seven sections, grouped as follows: review of lipid metabolism, hereditary aspects, diagnosis and classification, dietary treatment, pharmacologic agents used in treatment, surgical treatment (the role of partial ileal bypass),
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Treatment of the Hyperlipidemic States.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:845. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-845_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):845.
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