Treatment of hyperlipidemia by specialists versus generalists as secondary prevention of coronary artery disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Patients with known coronary disease and low-density lipoprotein >130 mg/dl who are followed by cardiologists after myocardial infarction are more than twice as likely to receive a cholesterol-lowering agent than patients followed by general internists.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Whyte, JJ; Filly, AL; Jollis, JG

Published Date

  • November 15, 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 80 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1345 - 1347

PubMed ID

  • 9388112

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0002-9149(97)00679-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States