Cardiovascular risk reduction: the future of cholesterol lowering drugs.

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in developed and developing countries. LDL lowering therapies have a major role in reduction of cardiovascular events. Statins have been the mainstay of LDL lowering therapies with 20-60% reductions in LDL cholesterol. Monoclonal antibodies to proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9… CONTINUE READING