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BACKGROUND There have been few clinical studies on 10 mg atorvastatin as a starting dosage for treatment of hypercholesterolemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients. This retrospective study aims to evaluate the efficacy of 10 mg dosage of atorvastatin in clinical setting. METHODS One hundred five enrolled patients with high levels of low density(More)
Cardiovascular manifestations in hyperthyroidism occur frequently with various phenotypes. An association between hyperthyroidism and pulmonary arterial hypertension has been reported. In previously reported cases, the hemodynamic and symptomatic recovery of pulmonary arterial hypertension is usually concomitant with achievement of euthyroidism. We report a(More)
Imatinib mesylate (IM) is used to treat a wide range of diseases, including Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), on account of its high tolerability and low incidence of minor adverse events. Hemorrhage is thought to be a rare complication of IM. Recently, IM has been associated with reduced α2-plasmin inhibitor and platelet(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS clevudine is a potent antiviral agent that has demonstrated efficacy in patients with chronic hepatitis B. This study compared the efficacy of clevudine (C), entecavir (E) and lamivudine (L) in treatment-naive patient with HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B. METHODS a total of 146 treatment-naive patients with HBeAg-positive chronic(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We would like to extend our gratitude for interest and comments on our study, the results of which showed that routine ten-milligram fixed doses of atorvastatin are effective in about three quarters of type 2 diabetes(More)
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