Impact of high-dose atorvastatin on endothelial, platelet, and angiogenic indices: effect of ethnicity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

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Lipid lowering with statins improves morbidity and mortality, particularly in diabetics, and may have additional nonlipid effects. South Asians (SAs) are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes compared with white Europeans (WEs). We hypothesized that abnormal endothelial (marked by von Willebrand factor), angiogenesis (VEGF, angiopoietins 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0003319711401904

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