TITLE

Rimonabang did not lower percent atheroma volume

AUTHOR(S)
Raible, Eric
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Doctor Steven E. Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic states that the cannabinoid receptor antagonist rimonabant failed to lower percent atheroma volume in patients with abdominal adiposity. In the study "Strategy to Reduce Atherosclerosis Development Involving Administration of Rimonabant" (STRADAVARI-US), there is an increased percent atheroma volume but reduced total atheroma volume in the rimonabant group.
ACCESSION #
33119554

 

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