JUPITER and satellites: Clinical implications of the JUPITER study and its secondary analyses.

@article{Kostapanos2011JUPITERAS,
  title={JUPITER and satellites: Clinical implications of the JUPITER study and its secondary analyses.},
  author={Michael S. Kostapanos and Moses S Elisaf},
  journal={World journal of cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={3 7},
  pages={
          207-14
        }
}
THE JUSTIFICATION FOR THE USE OF STATINS IN PREVENTION: an intervention trial evaluating rosuvastatin (JUPITER) study was a real breakthrough in primary cardiovascular disease prevention with statins, since it was conducted in apparently healthy individuals with normal levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C < 130 mg/dL) and increased inflammatory state, reflected by a high concentration of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP ≥ 2 mg/L). These individuals would not have… CONTINUE READING