Use of lipid lowering drugs in patients at very high risk of cardiovascular events: An analysis on nearly 3,000,000 Italian subjects of the ARNO Observatory.

AIM To assess clinical characteristics, use of resources and costs of patients at very high risk (VHR) of cardiovascular (CV) events. Further, to assess how VHR patients are treated with statins (rate of prescription, dosages, adherence). METHODS AND RESULTS A record linkage analysis was carried out of patient demographics, drug prescriptions, hospital… CONTINUE READING