The Anti-Ischemic and Anti-Anginal Properties of Statins

@inproceedings{Lardizabal2011TheAA,
  title={The Anti-Ischemic and Anti-Anginal Properties of Statins},
  author={Joel A. Lardizabal and Prakash C. Deedwania},
  booktitle={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  year={2011}
}
Angina pectoris resulting from myocardial ischemia afflicts half of all patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). Chronic angina remains a major public health burden despite state-of-the-art therapies, and improvement in survival from myocardial infarction and CHD has only increased its prevalence. There is growing experimental and clinical evidence pointing to the anti-ischemic and anti-anginal properties of statins. Some data suggest that the degree of anti-ischemic efficacy of statins may… CONTINUE READING

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