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March 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:95-100

A UK survey of rosuvastatin in general practice: reaching cholesterol targets

George Kassianos, John Reckless, Cathy Emmas, Marc Evans, Andrea Tree, Andrew Vance

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Introduction Coronary heart disease (CHD) is responsible for over 100,000 deaths annually in the UK.1 Epidemiology studies have long supported that cholesterol is a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD).2 In both primary and secondary prevention, statin therapy trials have shown that there is a clear relationship between lowering cholesterol and reducing cardiovascular risk in both primary and secondary prevention.3 However, The World Health Report 2002 estimates that over 50% of CHD globally is still due to elevated blood cholesterol levels.4 Table 1. Recommended targets for total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein chol

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March 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:90-8

American College of Cardiology 55th Annual Scientific Session

BJCardio editorial team

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January 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:59-68

Current progress in lipid therapy

Rubin Minhas

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