June 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jun2008, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p13
The article reports on the research, published in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology," about the cardiovascular benefits from the treatment of patients suffering from chronic kidney disease with Pfizer's Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium). It showed that Lipitor may provide greater cardiovascular benefits than less aggressive therapy. The double-blind study includes 10,001 coronary heart disease patients, 3,107 of whom also had chronic kidney disease.


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