Silvia González-Gómez
Publications 4
#1Paul A. Camacho (UNAB: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga)H-Index: 11
#2Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
Last.Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
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Abstract Background Dyslipidemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Worldwide, a third of ischemic heart disease is due to abnormal cholesterol levels and it is the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths in Colombia. In Colombia, no representative, large-scale study has assessed the prevalence of dyslipidemia. The aim of the present analysis was to identify the magnitude of the problem in Colombia, a middle-income-country with large regional, geographic, and socio-econ...
#1Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
Last.Johanna OteroH-Index: 3
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The simplification of fixed dose medications by using a single ‘polypill’ is an attractive strategy to improve adherence to medications which has shown benefit to cardiovascular risk factor control and cardiovascular disease prevention or delay in the progression of these diseases. We review the evidence obtained from a series of clinical trials demonstrating an improvement in adherence to the polypill compared to the use of each compound separately, and found similar or better control of the cl...
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Last.Patricio López-Jaramillo (Université de Sherbrooke)H-Index: 47
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