Fluvastatin and lifestyle modification for reduction of carotid intima-media thickness and left ventricular mass progression in drug-treated hypertensives.

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OBJECTIVES The Hypertension High Risk Management trial (HYRIM) investigated the effect of fluvastatin treatment and lifestyle intervention on development of carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in drug-treated hypertensive patients. METHODS AND RESULTS HYRIM was a placebo-controlled, 2 x 2 factorial trial in which 568 drug-treated hypertensive men aged 40… (More)

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@article{Anderssen2005FluvastatinAL, title={Fluvastatin and lifestyle modification for reduction of carotid intima-media thickness and left ventricular mass progression in drug-treated hypertensives.}, author={Sigmund Alfred Anderssen and Anne K Hjelstuen and Ingvar Hjermann and Kirsti Bjerkan and Ingar Holme}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2005}, volume={178 2}, pages={387-97} }