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Prevention of cardiovascular events and death with pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease and a broad range of initial cholesterol levels

The New England Journal of Medicine

Nov 5, 1998

Long-Term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease (LIPID) Study Group

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In patients with coronary heart disease and a broad range of cholesterol levels, cholesterol-lowering therapy reduces the risk of coronary events, but the effects on mortality from coronary heart disease and overall mortality have remained uncertain. In a double-blind, randomized trial,...read more

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Double-Blind Method
Lipids
Myocardial Infarction
Relative Risk
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Heart Disease
Hypocholesteremic Agents
Nu-Pravastatin
Decline, Mortality
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Prevention of cardiovascular events and death with pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease and a broad range of initial cholesterol levels

The New England Journal of Medicine

Nov 5, 1998

Long-Term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischaemic Disease (LIPID) Study Group

PMID: 9841303

DOI: 10.1056/nejm199811053391902

Abstract

In patients with coronary heart disease and a broad range of cholesterol levels, cholesterol-lowering therapy reduces the risk of coronary events, but the effects on mortality from coronary heart disease and overall mortality have remained uncertain. In a double-blind, randomized trial,...read more

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Double-Blind Method
Lipids
Myocardial Infarction
Relative Risk
Cardiovascular Diseases
3
2
281

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