What is the role of intensive cholesterol lowering in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes?

Abstract

Cholesterol lowering with statins reduces coronary events in a primary-prevention setting and in patients with stable coronary disease. However, where the risk of a coronary event is highest, in the early months after an episode of unstable angina or non-Q-wave infarction, the effect of statin therapy has not been evaluated until recently. The lack of an… (More)

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@article{Waters2001WhatIT, title={What is the role of intensive cholesterol lowering in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes?}, author={David D Waters and Priscilla Ying Hsue}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2001}, volume={88 7B}, pages={7J-16J} }