Effects of fluvastatin on human biliary lipids.


The 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors have rapidly become widespread in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and are known to be variable in efficacy. To investigate the effect on biliary lipids, a 3-month study using fluvastatin was devised. A total of 19 patients were enrolled in this study: all had hypercholesterolemia… (More)