Lessons from coronary atherosclerosis "regression" trials.

  title={Lessons from coronary atherosclerosis "regression" trials.},
  author={David K Waters},
  journal={Cardiology clinics},
  volume={14 1},
This article describes the background and methodology of the published studies assessing the effects of cholesterol-lowering therapy and of treatment of multiple risk factors on the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. The results are then presented, followed by a discussion of the lessons that can be learned from this large series of similar trials.