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Long-term risk stratification for survivors of acute coronary syndromes. Results from the Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischemic Disease (LIPID) Study. LIPID Study Investigators.

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OBJECTIVES: We developed a prognostic strategy for quantifying the long-term risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events in survivors of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). BACKGROUND: Strategies for quantifying long-term risk of CHD events have generally been confined to primary prevention settings. The Long-term Intervention with Pravastatin in Ischemic Disease (LIPID) study, which demonstrated that pravastatin reduces CHD events in ACS survivors with a broad range of cholesterol levels, enabl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
38
Issue:
1
Pages:
56-63
Publication date:
2001-07-05
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
URN:
uuid:3081b9b3-bdc6-4147-8b90-5314de956b43
Source identifiers:
215589
Local pid:
pubs:215589

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