Preventive therapy in patients with insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries: evaluation of physician attitude and practice.

@article{Henkin2004PreventiveTI,
  title={Preventive therapy in patients with insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries: evaluation of physician attitude and practice.},
  author={Yaakov Henkin and Akram Abuful and Chaim Yosefi and Avishay Elis and Reuven Ilia and Y Gidron},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={328-32}
}
BACKGROUND Although the outcome of patients with angiographically insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries (INCA) is not clearly defined, such lesions can progress or rupture, thus causing cardiovascular morbidity. Preventive therapy with aspirin and lipid-lowering drugs therefore seems warranted in these patients. HYPOTHESIS The study was undertaken to evaluate the attitude and practice of physicians toward the provision of preventive treatment to patients with INCA. METHODS The attitude… CONTINUE READING