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Drug therapy for hypercholesterolaemia has remained controversial mainly because of insufficient clinical trial evidence for improved survival. The present trial was designed to evaluate the effect of cholesterol lowering with simvastatin on mortality and morbidity in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). 4444 patients with angina pectoris or previous(More)
Serum-high-density-lipoprotein (H.D.L.) concentrations were determined in 49 men who had had a myocardial infarction and in 102 healthy, middle-aged men, all from Northern Sweden. A quantitative immunological assay based on a monospecific antiserum to the main polypeptide (apoprotein A-I) of H.D.L. was used. The mean H.D.L. concentration was significantly(More)
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