Coronary atheroma volume and cardiovascular events during maximally intensive statin therapy.

@article{Puri2013CoronaryAV,
  title={Coronary atheroma volume and cardiovascular events during maximally intensive statin therapy.},
  author={Rishi Puri and Steven Evan Nissen and Mingyuan Shao and Christie M. Ballantyne and Phillip J. Barter and Martin John Chapman and R. Erbel and P. Scott Libby and Joel S. Raichlen and Kiyoko Uno and Yu Kataoka and Stephen J Nicholls},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 41},
  pages={3182-90}
}
AIMS The impact of baseline coronary plaque burden on the clinical outcome in patients receiving aggressive low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapy to levels <70 mg/dL is unknown. We assessed the prognostic significance of baseline coronary plaque burden following high-intensity statin therapy. METHODS AND RESULTS SATURN used serial intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to measure coronary atheroma volume in 1039 patients before and after 24 months of treatment with… CONTINUE READING
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