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Clin Investig Arterioscler. 2014 Nov-Dec;26(6):287-92. doi: 10.1016/j.arteri.2014.09.004. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

[Atherogenic dyslipidemia and residual risk. State of the art in 2014].

[Article in Spanish]


Pandemics of metabolic síndrome, obesity, and type 2 diabetes is a major challenge for the next years and supported the grat burden of cardiovascular diseases. The R3i (Residual Risk Reduction initiative) has previously highlighted atherogenic dyslipidaemia as an important and modifiable contributor to the lipid related residual cardiovascular risk. Atherogenic dyslipidaemia is defined as an imbalance between proatherogenic triglycerides-rich apoB-containing lipoproteins and antiatherogenic AI containing lipoproteins. To improve clinical management of atherogenic dyslipidaemia a despite of lifestyle intervention includes pharmacological approach, and fibrates is the main option for combination with a statin to further reduce non-HDL cholesterol.


Atherogenic dyslipidaemia; Dislipidemia aterogénica; R3i; Residual risk; Riesgo residual

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