Effect of different antilipidemic agents and diets on mortality: a systematic review.

@article{Studer2005EffectOD,
  title={Effect of different antilipidemic agents and diets on mortality: a systematic review.},
  author={Marco Studer and Matthias Briel and Bernd M Leimenstoll and Tracy Ren{\'e}e Glass and Heiner C. Bucher},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={165 7},
  pages={725-30}
}
BACKGROUND Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of hyperlipidemia are often based on trials using combined clinical end points. Mortality data are the most reliable data to assess efficacy of interventions. We aimed to assess efficacy and safety of different lipid-lowering interventions based on mortality data. METHODS We conducted a systematic search of randomized controlled trials published up to June 2003, comparing any lipid-lowering intervention with placebo or usual diet with… CONTINUE READING