Statin therapy, cardiovascular events, and total mortality in the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS).

@article{Herrington2002StatinTC,
  title={Statin therapy, cardiovascular events, and total mortality in the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS).},
  author={David M. Herrington and Eric Vittinghoff and Feng Lin and Josephine Fong and Fran Harris and Donald B. Hunninghake and Vera Bittner and Helmut G Schrott and Roger S. Blumenthal and Robert Levy},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={105 25},
  pages={2962-7}
}
BACKGROUND Although effects of statins on cardiovascular outcomes are well established in men, fewer data exist for women. Furthermore, the effects of statins plus hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on cardiovascular outcomes are uncertain. METHODS AND RESULTS We examined statin use, cardiovascular events, and total mortality in the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS), a randomized clinical trial of estrogen plus progestin versus placebo in postmenopausal women with heart… CONTINUE READING
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