[Can drugs, especially calcium antagonists, bring about regression of atherosclerosis, especially coronary sclerosis?].

@article{Lichtlen1991CanDE,
  title={[Can drugs, especially calcium antagonists, bring about regression of atherosclerosis, especially coronary sclerosis?].},
  author={Paul Robert Lichtlen},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1991},
  volume={121 49},
  pages={1807-12}
}
The feasibility of true regression of human atherosclerotic plaques (reduction in volume) through drug therapy is still debated; the increase in coronary artery diameter, especially eccentric stenoses during massive reduction of serum cholesterol, can also be due to stabilization of endothelial function and improvement of the abnormally raised basal coronary tone. Today, there are two groups of substances with anti-atherosclerotic properties: lipid-lowering drugs, and calcium-entry blockers. As… CONTINUE READING