Reduction in Q wave myocardial infarctions with gemfibrozil in the Helsinki Heart Study.

Abstract

The Helsinki Heart Study demonstrated a 34% (p less than 0.02) reduction in the incidence of cardiac end points (myocardial infarction and cardiac death) with the use of gemfibrozil compared with the use of a placebo in dyslipidemic middle-aged men. The major effect was confined to nonfatal myocardial infarctions. In this study we analyzed the effect of… (More)

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