In the article by Stone et al, “2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines,” which published online November 12, 2013, and appears in the supplement to the June 24, 2014, issue of the journal (Circulation. 2014;129[suppl 2]:S1–S45), several corrections were needed.
These corrections have been made to the print version and to the current online version of the article, which is available at http://circ.ahajournals.org/lookup/doi/10.1161/01.cir.0000437738.63853.7a.
On the title page, the American Academy of Physician Assistants has been added as an endorsing organization.
On the title page, the first footnote paragraph now reads “This document was approved by the American College of Cardiology Board of Trustees and the American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee in November 2013. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics affirms the value of this guideline.” The footnote previously did not refer to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
On the title page, Robert A. Guyton, MD, FACC, was listed as a member of the ACC/AHA Task Force. His name has been removed from the list of Task Force members.
Throughout the article, mathematical symbols have been changed as follows:
triglycerides >500 mg/dL” has been changed to “triglycerides ≥500 mg/dL”
ALT >3 X ULN” has been changed to “ALT ≥3 times ULN”
non−HDL-C level >220 mg/dL” has been changed to “non−HDL-C level ≥220 mg/dL”
high-sensitivity C-reactive protein >2 mg/L” has been changed to “high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ≥2 mg/L”
Throughout the article, callouts to the “Full Panel Report Supplement” have been hyperlinked to the report.
Throughout the article, the Web-based calculator links have been updated to:
In Section 1.2, the last paragraph, the American Academy of Physician Assistants has …