H.E.A.R.T UK: hyperlipidaemia and the challenges ahead

Br J Cardiol 2003;10:416-7 Leave a comment
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The merits of reducing cholesterol to help prevent coronary heart disease (CHD) were questioned 10 years ago. There were great debates about the utility of reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and it is now clear, following the publication of at least eight different clinical drug trials, that reducing cholesterol with statin drugs helps to reduce total mortality, cardiovascular mortality and morbidity and interventional procedures.

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