ASK NOT what CRP can do for you.

  title={ASK NOT what CRP can do for you.},
  author={Roger S. Blumenthal and Chiadi E. Ndumele and Seth S. Martin},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={62 8},
The clinical utility of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) testing in patients being considered for statin therapy or already taking statins is an area of intense interest. Creative avenues of investigation into the vascular biology of inflammation have taken the concept of atherosclerotic plaque formation from passive lipid deposition to an interactive process of lipids networking with the innate and adaptive immune systems. Amid a rich body of basic, translational, and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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