Statin prescribing rises and infarct rates plateau. Why the mismatch?

Br J Cardiol 2004;11:421-3 Leave a comment
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A recent report in the British Medical Journal has
suggested that the incidence of myocardial infarctions
has only plateaued with the rise in statin prescriptions (BMJ 2004;329:645).
Although this observation does need to be interpreted with caution,
there may be several reasons for this.








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