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Transient dyslipidaemia in childhood tied to adult carotid plaque risk

Jenny Blair   |   Clinical Summary   |   21 March 2023
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Takeaway

  • Preventing or treating dyslipidaemia in childhood may be key to preventing later atherosclerosis.

Why this matters

  • Childhood dyslipidaemia, BP, and smoking exposure have been linked to atherosclerotic carotid disease in midadulthood.

  • This study found...

          

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