ISSN 2321–3647
Tue, 26 Sep 2017

A Pilot Study on Prevalence of Hyperlipidemia in Cardiology Inpatient Department of a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital

A Anil Babu*1, S Rani2, K G Revikumar3, Shafeeq Mattummal4, Durgesh Kumar K5

1. Department of pharmacy Practice, National College Of Pharmacy.

2. Department of pharmacy, Annamalai University.

3. Director, KIDS, Thiruvananthapuram-24.

4. Department of Cardiology, KMCT Medical College.

5. Department of Community Medicine, KMCT Medical College.


ABSTRACT

Hyperlipidemia induced cardiovascular complications are too common in the younger populations. The aim of the study is to identify the prevalence of hyperlipidemia in Cardiology Inpatient department of a tertiary care teaching hospital. 54.39% patients identified with Hyperlipidemia. Female populations were found to be 52% and the remaining were males. 55.29% of population comes under age of less than 60. This clearly showed up the risk of hyperlipidemia in the study population

Keywords: Hyperlipidemia, Prevalence, Cardiology, Inpatients.


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