Cholesterol-lowering therapy in women and elderly patients with myocardial infarction or angina pectoris: findings from the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)

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BACKGROUND The Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) demonstrated pronounced reductions in mortality and major coronary events in a cohort of patients with established coronary heart disease (CHD). The present study provides a detailed, post hoc assessment of the efficacy and safety of simvastatin therapy in the following subgroups of 4S patients… (More)

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@article{Miettinen1997CholesterolloweringTI, title={Cholesterol-lowering therapy in women and elderly patients with myocardial infarction or angina pectoris: findings from the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)}, author={Timo A. Miettinen and Kalevi Py{\"o}r{\"a}l{\"a} and Anders Olsson and Thomas A. Musliner and Tom Cook and Ole Faergeman and K Andersen Berg and Thomas Bondo Pedersen and Jan Kjekshus}, journal={Circulation}, year={1997}, volume={96 12}, pages={4211-8} }