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Table 4 Recommendations for screening [18]

From: Egyptian practical guidance in hypertriglyceridemia management 2021

Primary prevention All adults ≥ 40 years, however earlier screening at the age of 20 years can be considered
Secondary prevention All patients with ASCVD, (e.g., CAD, CVD, PAD), or multiple major risk factors
Family history of early CVD or familial dyslipidemia As early as the second year of life