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Treatment of familial hypercholesterolaemia. United Kingdom lipid clinics study of pravastatin and cholestyramine.

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety of cholestyramine, an anion exchange resin, and pravastatin, a new hydrophilic specific inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, in the treatment of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia. DESIGN: Double blind, double dummy, placebo controlled study with three parallel groups. SETTING: Six specialist lipid clinics in the United Kingdom. PATIENTS: 128 patients aged 18-70 with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia dia...

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10.1136/bmj.304.6838.1335

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
304
Issue:
6838
Pages:
1335-1338
Publication date:
1992-05-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
72970
Language:
English
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pubs:72970
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uuid:a0735ffc-b78a-4eca-b6fe-a1795928a66d
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2012-12-19

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