Lipid Measurements in the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

September 24, 2021

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Laboratory services

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D002318 - Cardiovascular Diseases, D052439 - Lipid Metabolism Disorders, D008055 - Lipids


biomarkers, lipid testing, Apolipoprotein B, cardiovascular biomarkers

Source Citation

Wilson PWF, Jacobson TA, Martin SS, Jackson EJ, Le NA, Davidson MH, Vesper HW, Frikke-Schmidt R, Ballantyne CM, Remaley AT. Lipid measurements in the management of cardiovascular diseases: Practical recommendations a scientific statement from the national lipid association writing group. J Clin Lipidol. 2021 Sep-Oct;15(5):629-648. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2021.09.046. Epub 2021 Sep 24. PMID: 34802986.