Will statins be an effective anti-inflammatory intervention for prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV?

@article{Dube2014WillSB,
  title={Will statins be an effective anti-inflammatory intervention for prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV?},
  author={Michael Dube},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={209 8},
  pages={1149-50}
}
The JUPITER trial [1] established that an anti-inflammatory intervention using a statin (rosuvastatin) prevented primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) events among individuals with elevated levels of the inflammatory biomarker highsensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) but who had levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) that were below the target for primary prevention that were in place at the time (<130 mg/dL) [2]. Men >50 years and women >60 years were enrolled. The trial was… CONTINUE READING

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