Achievement of recommended lipid and lipoprotein levels with combined ezetimibe/statin therapy versus statin alone in patients with and without diabetes

@article{Guyton2011AchievementOR,
  title={Achievement of recommended lipid and lipoprotein levels with combined ezetimibe/statin therapy versus statin alone in patients with and without diabetes},
  author={John R. Guyton and D. John Betteridge and Michel Farnier and Lawrence A Leiter and Jianxin Lin and Arvind Shah and Amy O. Johnson-Levonas and Philippe Brudi},
  journal={Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={160 - 172}
}
Treatment guidelines identify low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) as the primary target of therapy with secondary targets of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) and apolipoprotein B (apoB). Data were pooled from 27 randomised, double-blind, active or placebo-controlled trials in 21,794 adult hypercholesterolaemic patients (LDL-C 1.81—6.48 mmol/L) receiving ezetimibe/statin or statin for 4—24 weeks. Percentages of patients achieving various targets were calculated among… CONTINUE READING

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