Chapter 11. Case Studies

  1. Peter P. Toth M.D., PH.D. Director of Preventive Cardiology Chief of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor1,2,3,4 and
  2. Kevin C. Maki PH.D. President Chief Science Officer5

Published Online: 1 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696873.ch11

Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies

Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies

How to Cite

Toth, P. P. and Maki, K. C. (2008) Case Studies, in Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696873.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Ltd., USA

  2. 2

    CGH Medical Center Sterling, Illinois, USA

  3. 3

    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Illinois, USA

  4. 4

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA

  5. 5

    Provident Clinical Research & Consulting, Inc., Glen Ellyn, Illinois and Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056905

Online ISBN: 9780470696873



  • Practical Lipid Management - case studies;
  • establishing LDL-C goal;
  • CAD with acute coronary syndrome;
  • diffuse CHD in right coronary artery (RCA);
  • peripheral arterial disease (PAD);
  • severe hypertriglyceridemia case study;
  • intermediate-dose statin therapy intolerance;
  • Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction in Cholesterol Levels (SPARCL);
  • hepatotoxicity and statin drug interaction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case One: CAD with Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Case Two: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

  • Case Three: Patient with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

  • Case Four: Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

  • Case Five: Metabolic Syndrome

  • Case Six: Intolerance of Intermediate-Dose Statin Therapy

  • Case Seven: Patient with Ischemic Stroke

  • Case Eight: Patient with Chest Pain on Gemfibrozil

  • Case Nine: Low HDL-C in a Patient with Stable CHD and Early Carotid Disease

  • Case Ten: Statin Drug Interaction With Hepatotoxicity

  • Case Eleven: Patient with Dyslipidemia and History of Rhabdomyolysis

  • Case Twelve: Statin-Induced Myalgia without Myopathy