Rimonabang did not lower percent atheroma volume

Raible, Eric
June 2008
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p32
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.


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