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Need to individualise cholesterol-lowering therapy
  1. Dieter Lütjohann1,
  2. Oliver Weingärtner2
  1. 1 Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacology, University Clinics Bonn, Universitätsklinikum Bonn, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  2. 2 Klinik für Innere Medizin I, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Jena, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Professor Oliver Weingärtner, Klinik für Innere Medizin I, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena 07747, Germany; oliver.weingaertner{at}med.uni-jena.de

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To the Editor,

We read with great interest the excellent study by Akyea and colleagues who reported that more than 50% of the patients in a prospective cohort study of primary care exhibit suboptimal low-densitycholesterol-lowering on statin treatment. …

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