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Tuesday, 24 February 2009 10:45


ATP III Classification of LDL, Total, HDL Cholesterol and  Triglycerides (mg/dL)



LDL Cholesterol

<100 

100-129 

130-159 

160-189 

>/=190

Optimal

Near optimal/above optimal

Borderline high

High

Very high

Total Cholesterol

<200 

200-239 

>/=240

Desirable

Borderline high

High

HDL Cholesterol

<40 

>/=60

Low

High

Triglycerides

<150

150-199

200-499

>500

Optimal

Borderline high

High

Very high





References:

  1. Grundy SM, Cleeman JI, Merz CN, Brewer HB Jr, Clark LT, Hunninghake DB, Pasternak RC, Smith SC Jr, Stone NJ; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; American College of Cardiology Foundation; American Heart Association. Implications of recent clinical trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines. Circulation. 2004 Jul 13;110(2):227-39. [Medline]

  2. National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) final report. Circulation. 2002 Dec 17;106(25):3143-421.[Medline]

  3. Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults. Executive Summary of The Third Report of The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol In Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). JAMA. 2001 May 16;285(19):2486-97.[Medline]


Created: March 1, 2005


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