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What does NCEPATP stand for?

NCEPATP stands for National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel


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For example, according to the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) guidelines for primary prevention of coronary heart disease, individuals with a 10-year risk of coronary heart disease of > 20% are considered at high risk, those with a 10-year risk of <6% are considered at low risk, and individuals with a risk between 6% and 20% are considered at "intermediate" risk (7).
Acknowledging the limitations of traditional risk factors to precisely assess cardiovascular risk across the general population, the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel, or NCEP ATP III, report recognized the potential of inflammatory markers to help refine cardiovascular risk assessment.
Additionally, results demonstrated rosuvastatin was more successful at helping patients in this study increase their HDL or "good" cholesterol; reduce their total cholesterol levels; and, achieve National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) LDL-C goals compared to atorvastatin at milligram equivalent doses.