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BACKGROUND Whether marked LDL reduction to levels well below 100 mg/dL would further reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease is controversial. We compared the effects of 2 statins with widely(More)
BACKGROUND As a class, statins are remarkably effective in reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and several of these drugs have now been shown to reduce coronary heart disease(More)
BACKGROUND Current National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines recognize low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) below 100 mg/dl as an optimal level. Evidence supporting this is(More)
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