Comparison of the effects of atorvastatin versus simvastatin on subclinical atherosclerosis in primary preventionas determined by electronbeam tomography.

@article{Hecht2003ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the effects of atorvastatin versus simvastatin on subclinical atherosclerosis in primary preventionas determined by electronbeam tomography.},
  author={Harvey S. Hecht and S. Mitchell Harman},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={42-5}
}
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of lipid-lowering therapy by atorvastatin versus simvastatin on calcified plaque progression, as determined by serial electron beam tomography (EBT), in primary prevention patients. In this observational study, serial EBT was performed before and after 1.2 years of atorvastatin (n = 103) and simavastatin… CONTINUE READING