Neli Hazanov

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BACKGROUND We studied the effect of atorvastatin on arterial compliance in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia. METHODS Seventeen patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels above 170 mg/dL, were included in the study, none of whomever received hypolipidemic medication or had other risk factors. Patients were followed for five visits,(More)
BACKGROUND Elevated fibrinogen levels are considered a risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis and might be used as a predictor of risk for the development of atherothrombotic events. Several studies have reached equivocal conclusions regarding the effect of statins on fibrinogen. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of atorvastatin on plasma(More)
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