New Drugs for HDL-C Disorders: The Beginning

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Volume 21, 38 Issues, 2014


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New Drugs for HDL-C Disorders: The Beginning

Author(s): MyNgan Duong and Stephen J. Nicholls

Affiliation: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. PO Box 11060. Adelaide, SA, 5001, Australia.

Abstract

For more than 20 years there has been increasing interest in the development of novel therapies to raise levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). However, well publicized failures of recent clinical trials of agents that raise HDL-C levels have stimulated considerable controversy with regard to the potential clinical utility of this therapeutic target. A number of classes of agents are currently under investigation with variable effects on HDL quantity and quality. These will be reviewed.

Keywords: Atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, HDL, lipids, risk factors.

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Article Details

Volume: 21
Issue Number: 25
First Page: 2947
Last Page: 2951
Page Count: 5
DOI: 10.2174/0929867321666140414104130
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