Cholesterol-lowering drugs as cardioprotective agents.

  • Seamus Grundy
  • Published 1992 in The American journal of cardiology


A detailed overview of the various forms of hyperlipidemia/dyslipidemia that constitute a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and a detailed discussion of the various types of cholesterol-lowering drugs are presented. The importance of identifying the type of dyslipidemia with respect to the choice of treatment is emphasized, as is the use of… (More)