Lipid pharmacotherapy for treatment of atherosclerosis.

  title={Lipid pharmacotherapy for treatment of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Stephen J Nicholls and Anthony D Pisaniello and Yu Kataoka and Rishi Puri},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={15 8},
INTRODUCTION For more than two decades, lowering levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol has formed the cornerstone of management of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The substantial residual risk of clinical events in patients treated with statin therapy highlights the need to develop more effective strategies to reduce cardiovascular risk. AREAS COVERED Current and future approaches targeting dyslipidemia and inflammatory factors implicated in atherosclerosis are… CONTINUE READING

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