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A 57-year-old patient with stable class II angina is referred for consideration
of drug treatment for hyperlipidemia. He is otherwise
healthy. He quit smoking cigarettes 2 years previously and has no
other known risk factors for CAD. He has closely followed the
advice of a dietitian for the past 6 months, but his cholesterol levels
have shown no marked decrease. His most recent values are total
cholesterol 240 mg/dL, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC)
35 mg/dL, and triglycerides 75 mg/dL.

how much is LDL?


  #2

total-hdls-tag/5


  #3

sticking out tongue

yeap


  #4

i.e. in this case
240-35-75/5=26.


  #5

grin

240-35=205-25= 180 mg%


  #6

I get it now
Thanks Avir.


  #7

avir

240-35=205-25= 180 mg%

where did 25 come from. will u pls. write the formula . what i read was

In mg/dl:
LDL cholesterol = total cholesterol – HDL cholesterol – (0.20 × triglycerides)


  #8

LDL = 240 - 35 - 75 x 0.2 = 240 - 35 - 15 = 190 mg/dl





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