Ongoing Clinical Trials of the Pleiotropic Effects of Statins

  title={Ongoing Clinical Trials of the Pleiotropic Effects of Statins},
  author={Jean Davignon and Lawrence A Leiter},
  journal={Vascular Health and Risk Management},
  pages={29 - 40}
BACKGROUND The multiple effects (ie, pleiotropic effects of statins) have received increasing recognition and may have clinical applicability across a broad range of cardiovascular and noncardiovascular conditions. OBJECTIVE To determine the relevance and significance of ongoing clinical trials of the pleiotropic effects of statins, focusing on nonlipid effects. METHOD Ongoing trials were identified through personal communication, reports presented at scientific meetings (2000-2004), and… CONTINUE READING