A Focused Update to the 2019 NLA Scientific Statement on Use of Lipoprotein(a) in Clinical Practice

Last Updated: Thursday, 07-Mar-2024 15:00:00 EST

The lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] field is rapidly evolving on many fronts, including understanding of the association between Lp(a) levels and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in different contexts, and how best to manage other CVD risk factors in patients with elevated Lp(a). Considering new insights into the clinical management of these patients, and in the absence of FDA-approved therapies to specifically lower Lp(a) levels, the question of in whom Lp(a) should be measured has become an increasingly important issue in clinical practice.

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