Yakimenko O., Maznichenko Ie.


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Yakimenko O., Maznichenko Ie.



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Scentific article


Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for the development of CVD and NASH, the presence of such comorbid pathology contributes to the early manifestation of cardiovascular accidents. The aim of the study was to increase the effectiveness of treatment of NASH with HHC through a comprehensive examination of patients and the development of personalized lipid-lowering therapy. Object and methods. A comprehensive examination of 73 (n = 73) patients was carried out and groups of patients matched by age and sex were selected: I - received therapy with rosuvastatin 20 mg/day (n = 17); II - rosuvastatin 20 mg/day and omega-3 PUFA “Epadol-neo” (n = 27); III - rosuvastatin 20 mg/day and hepatoprotector “Gepadif” (n = 29); the control group consisted of practically healthy individuals (n = 10). Evaluation of the effectiveness was carried out on the 45th and 90th days of therapy by clinical, laboratory and instrumental methods of investigation. Results. In the first group, the AC level decreased by 29% (p = 0.037), but did not reach the target levels, the activity of hepatic enzymes was 40% higher than reference indices (p = 0.023). In II, AC decreased by 33% (p = 0.013) compared with the initial data, the activity of liver enzymes remained higher than the reference values. In the third group, a significant decrease in the level of LDL by 65% (p = 0.0001), an increase in HDL by 50%, a decrease in the activity of hepatic transaminases and echogenicity of the liver tissue, according to an ultrasound scan, was found. Findings. Comprehensive lipid-lowering therapy, with the addition of the hepatoprotector Gepadif, reliably led to the achievement of target LDL levels (p = 0.001) and decreased liver enzyme activity - ALT by 66%, AST by 46% (p = 0.001) and was accompanied by a decrease in asthenic, dyspeptic syndromes, a decrease in echogenicity, liver tissue according to ultrasound data, which makes it possible to consider this treatment as the therapy of choice in patients with NASH with GHSS.


dyslipidemia, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, hepatoprotector.


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«Bulletin of problems biology and medicine» Issue 1 Part 2 (149), 2019 year, 207-211 pages, index UDK 616.36-002-003.826-06 : 616.153.922]-085.272.4