TITLE

Higher HDL Cholesterol in Statin Therapy, Key to Slowing Atherosclerosis?

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Mar2007, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which revealed that higher high density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol in statin therapy may be linked with progression and regression of atherosclerosis. The largest decline in atheroma volume was linked with patients with low density lipoprotein cholesterol less than a mean of 87.5 milligram/dl and percentage increases in HDL cholesterol of greater than 7.5%.
ACCESSION #
24364884

 

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