• Medicine
  • Published in
    The Canadian journal of…
    2000

Medical therapy versus revascularization: the atorvastatin versus revascularization treatment AVERT trial.

@article{Waters2000MedicalTV,
  title={Medical therapy versus revascularization: the atorvastatin versus revascularization treatment AVERT trial.},
  author={David D Waters},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 Suppl A},
  pages={
          11A-3A
        }
}
Although previous studies have shown that angioplasty improves exercise performance and reduces symptoms better than standard medical therapy in low risk, stable patients with coronary disease, none of these studies used aggressive cholesterol-lowering medical therapy. In addition, the event rate of death from myocardial infarction and other coronary events was found to be slightly higher in patients who had undergone angioplasty. The Atorvastatin versus Revascularization Treatment (AVERT… CONTINUE READING
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