Lowering LDL Cholesterol Questions From Recent Meta-Analyses and Subset Analyses of Clinical Trial Data

The benefit of cholesterol-lowering therapy in the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established. The secondary prevention Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) and the primary prevention West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCOPS) demonstrated that lipid lowering with a statin can dramatically and cost-effectively reduce… CONTINUE READING