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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-21

Lipid Profile in Dyslipidemic Population of Bihar Taking Statin


1 Department of General Medicine, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Arshad Ahmad
Associate Professor, Deptt of Gen Medicine, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


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Atherosclerosis is the most important cause of cardiovascular disease and is associated with deposition of atherogenic lipoprotein in vessel wall. This study was intended to study the lipid profile in dyslipidemia patients taking statins. This was an observational retrospective population based study conducted on 100 patients in medicine OPD of IGIMS, Patna from January 2015 to April 2015. There was greater proportion of diabetic participants (64%). Mean cholesterol, LDL-C & TG levels among diabetic males were 194 mg/dl, 115 mg/dl & 180mg/dl respectively. Mean cholesterol, LDL-C & TG level among diabetic females were 197 mg/dl, 118 mg/dl & 182 mg/dl respectively. Mean cholesterol, LDL-C & TG levels among non-diabetic males were 197 mg/dl, 115 mg/dl & 177 mg/dl respectively. Mean cholesterol, LDL-C & TG levels among non-diabetic females were 198 mg/dl, 115 mg/dl & 175 mg/dl respectively. This study data suggest that cholesterol, LDL-C &TG levels were higher than levels traditionally considered as optimal.


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