Intensive Lipid Lowering with Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis

Abstract

A ortic-valve stenosis is common in elderly persons, with a prevalence of 3 to 5% in the population over 75 years of age. The condition has been shown to be an inflammatory process associated with cardiovascular risk factors, with histopathological changes in the valve leaflets that are similar to those in other atherosclerotic diseases. Changes in the… (More)

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