Identification and Management of the Child at Risk for Atherosclerosis

  • V. Rose
  • D. M. Allen
  • R. G. Pearse
  • J. E. Chappel
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 82)


There is much pathological and epidemiological evidence1–5 of an association between personal characteristics, environmental factors, and premature development of atherosclerosis (AS), which is a complex multifactorial disease. Clinical manifestations of AS are very rare in the first 2 decades of life, but risk factors and early arterial changes are identifiable in childhood. The management of hyperlipidemia in children poses multiple problems.6


Congenital Heart Disease Serum Cholesterol Level Premature Coronary Artery Disease Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease Ambulant Child 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Rose
    • 1
  • D. M. Allen
    • 2
  • R. G. Pearse
    • 2
  • J. E. Chappel
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsUniversity of Toronto; Staff PhysicianTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Division of CardiologyThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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