Postdischarge lipid management of coronary artery disease patients according to the new National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines.

Abstract

The highest risk of a recurrent event in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) occurs in the first month, with the rates of reported events ranging from 10% to 25%. Statins are the cornerstone of lipid-lowering therapy for the long-term care of patients with stable atherosclerotic disease. More recent accumulated data from several trials now show… (More)

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@article{Hunninghake2001PostdischargeLM, title={Postdischarge lipid management of coronary artery disease patients according to the new National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines.}, author={Donald B. Hunninghake}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2001}, volume={88 8A}, pages={37K-41K} }