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Effects of pravastatin on coronary events in 2073 patients with low levels of both low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: results from the LIPID study.

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AIMS: Fibrates or nicotinic acid are usually recommended for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in patients with low plasma levels of both low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) < or =140 mg/dL (< or =3.6 mmol/L) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) < or =40 mg/dL (< or =1.03 mmol/L). The LIPID trial, a randomised, placebo-controlled trial in 9014 patients at 87 centres in Australia and New Zealand, provided an opportunity to investigate the effects o...

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10.1016/j.ehj.2004.03.013

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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
25
Issue:
9
Pages:
771-777
Publication date:
2004-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:2ae3ace1-bb49-479b-bcb7-443c19ccb2ef
Source identifiers:
215605
Local pid:
pubs:215605

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