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Dyslipidemia Management in Pregnancy: Why Is It not Covered in the Guidelines? - Current Atherosclerosis Reports

Dyslipidemia Management in Pregnancy: Why Is It not Covered in the Guidelines? - Current Atherosclerosis Reports

Source : https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11883-022-01030-w

Purpose of Review Despite the elevation of lipid values during pregnancy is mostly physiological, evidence suggest that it may be associated with adverse events. This article reviews the characteristics of lipid disorders and the possible management with dyslipidemia in pregnant women.

Summary: The decisions on lipid-lowering therapy in pregnant patients should be individualized. Despite design and ethical difficulties with such studies, further investigations on dyslipidemia treatment during pregnancy are highly awaited.