Reduction in carotid arterial wall thickness using lovastatin and dietary therapy: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

@article{Hodis1996ReductionIC,
  title={Reduction in carotid arterial wall thickness using lovastatin and dietary therapy: a randomized controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Howard N. Hodis and Wendy J. Mack and Laurie D Labree and Robert H. Selzer and C. R. Liu and Petar Alaupovic and Helenann H. Kwong-Fu and Stanley Paul Azen},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={548-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of lipid-lowering therapy on the progression of early, preintrusive carotid arterial atherosclerosis. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, serial carotid arterial imaging trial. SETTING University Atherosclerosis Research Unit. PATIENTS 188 patients from the Monitored Atherosclerosis Regression Study who were 37 to 67 years of age and had angiographically defined coronary artery disease. INTERVENTION Cholesterol-lowering diet plus placebo… CONTINUE READING
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