Lp(a): A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals

Lp(a) at a Glance 5
By the Numbers 6
Elevated Lp(a): What Are the Risks? 7
How Does Lp(a) Work? 8
The Challenge 8
To Screen or Not to Screen 9
What to Know When Managing Your Patients’ Risk 10
Recent Approaches to Lowering Lp(a): What the Studies Show 12
The Importance of Shared Decision-Making 15
What Does the Future Hold? 16
2018 AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guidelines Top 10 Takeaways 18
References 21