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Effects of fenofibrate on cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes, with and without prior cardiovascular disease: The Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes (FIELD) study.

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BACKGROUND: In the FIELD study, comparison of the effect of fenofibrate on cardiovascular disease (CVD) between those with prior CVD and without was a prespecified subgroup analysis. METHODS: The effects of fenofibrate on total CVD events and its components in patients who did (n = 2,131) and did not (n = 7,664) have a history of CVD were computed by Cox proportional hazards modeling and compared by testing for treatment-by-subgroup interaction. The analyses were adjusted for commencement of...

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10.1016/j.ahj.2011.12.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
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Volume:
163
Issue:
3
Pages:
508-514
Publication date:
2012-03-01
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EISSN:
1097-6744
ISSN:
0002-8703
Language:
English
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pubs:320296
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uuid:1b086878-745a-48f9-88e9-e5754e6439ea
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pubs:320296
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320296
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2013-11-16

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