Collective impact of conventional cardiovascular risk factors and coronary calcium score on clinical outcomes with or without statin therapy: The St Francis Heart Study.

@article{Waheed2016CollectiveIO,
  title={Collective impact of conventional cardiovascular risk factors and coronary calcium score on clinical outcomes with or without statin therapy: The St Francis Heart Study.},
  author={Salman Waheed and Simcha Pollack and Marguerite Roth and Nathaniel Reichek and Alan D. Guerci and Jie Jane Cao},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2016},
  volume={255},
  pages={
          193-199
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The efficacy of statin therapy remains unknown in patients eligible for statin therapy with and without elevated coronary calcium score (CAC). The study sought to evaluate how cardiovascular risk factors, expressed in terms of statin eligibility for primary prevention, and CAC modify clinical outcomes with and without statin therapy. METHODS We conducted a post-hoc analysis of the St. Francis Heart Study treatment trial, a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized… CONTINUE READING
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