Test your knowledge on the management of hypercholesterolemia with this patient case study quiz curated for you by Prof Christopher Cannon.
Case Background: A 49-year-old overweight man with a 10-year history of hypercholesterolemia presents for a check-up. At baseline, his LDL-C was 198 mg/dL; his physician recommended diet and exercise interventions and started atorvastatin 10 mg qd. The patient follows a low saturated-fat diet and exercises daily. His doctor tried to increase the dose, but he could not tolerate higher doses of atorvastatin or other statins.
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First published: April 3, 2022 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.122.059266