Baseline serum cholestanol as predictor of recurrent coronary events in subgroup of Scandinavian simvastatin survival study. Finnish 4S Investigators.

@article{Miettinen1998BaselineSC,
  title={Baseline serum cholestanol as predictor of recurrent coronary events in subgroup of Scandinavian simvastatin survival study. Finnish 4S Investigators.},
  author={Tatu A. Miettinen and H Gylling and Timo E Strandberg and Seppo S Sarna},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={316 7138},
  pages={1127-30}
}
Objectives: To investigate whether baseline serum cholestanol:cholesterol ratio, which is negatively related to cholesterol synthesis, could predict reduction of coronary events in the Scandinavian simvastatin survival study. Design: Follow up of patients with coronary heart disease in whom baseline ratios were related to major coronary events. Setting: Four universities in Finland. Subjects: A subgroup of 868 patients with coronary heart disease selected from the Scandinavian simvastatin… CONTINUE READING