Age-based coronary artery disease study supports the case for Indian-specific lipid management guidelines

Researchers in Northern India have found that patients ≤45 years diagnosed with coronary artery disease (CAD) have higher lipid levels than CAD patients aged 55 to 75 years, according to a recently published study.

"Our study reconfirms that the mean lipid levels in North Indian patients inflicted with CAD are much lesser than those reported for similar Caucasian patients in previously published literature.”
-Nakul Sinha, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FICC, FCSI, FAPSC, lead study investigator and senior consultant and chief interventional cardiologist, Sahara India Medical Institute, Lucknow, India

CAD is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. In the Indian subcontinent, CAD mortalities are seen...

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