Lipid-lowering therapy in high cardiovascular risk patients during COVID-19 pandemic: keep focused on the target


  • Arturo Cesaro Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples; Division of Clinical Cardiology, A.O.R.N. “Sant’Anna e San Sebastiano”, Caserta, Italy.
  • Carmine Riccio Division of Clinical Cardiology, A.O.R.N. “Sant’Anna e San Sebastiano”, Caserta, Italy.
  • Paolo Calabrò | Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples; Division of Clinical Cardiology, A.O.R.N. “Sant’Anna e San Sebastiano”, Caserta, Italy.


To the Editor

COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease) patients with cardiovascular (CV) disease, multiple CV risk factors or comorbidities (i.e., arterial hypertension and diabetes) were shown to be more prone to a worse prognosis. SARS-CoV-2 is a still unknown enemy and the role of concomitant cardiovascular therapies has been controversial in the early stages, particularly with regard to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitors...



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Letters to the Editor
COVID-19, lipid lowering therapy, statin, PCSK9, Coronavirus, cardiac rehabilitation, dyslipidemia
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Cesaro, Arturo, Carmine Riccio, and Paolo Calabrò. 2021. “Lipid-Lowering Therapy in High Cardiovascular Risk Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic: Keep Focused on the Target”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 91 (2).