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Henry J. Rohrs Iii, MD


Conflicting Recommendations for Lipid Screening and Management in Children: The Need for Consensus

August 31, 2008

In July 2008, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated their recommendations on lipid screening and cardiovascular health in childhood.1 The new recommendations created a media stir because of the endorsement of the use of statins in certain at-risk children as young as 8 years.