Sergio Jansen

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether lipid-lowering treatment with diet or statins would provide beneficial effects on visual field alterations associated with hypercholesterolemia. METHODS 180 subjects with hypercholesterolemia were randomly assigned to a low fat diet (diet group) or to a low fat diet plus 40 mg/day of pravastatin (pravastatin group). At the(More)
Computerized perimetry analysis of the visual field enables the capacity of the visual cortex to process the electric impulse received from the eyeball to be detected. Considering that hypercholesterolemia can cause cognitive worsening by altering the functioning of the cerebral cortex, we attempted to determine whether it can affect the cortical processing(More)
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