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The Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial lipid lowering arm: extended observations 2 years after trial closure.

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AIMS: To determine the cardiovascular benefits in those originally assigned atorvastatin in the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial-2.2 years after closure of the lipid-lowering arm of the trial (ASCOT-LLA). METHODS AND RESULTS: The Blood Pressure Lowering Arm of the ASCOT trial (ASCOT-BPLA) compared two different antihypertensive treatment strategies on cardiovascular outcomes. ASCOT-LLA was a double-blind placebo-controlled trial of atorvastatin in those enrolled into ASCOT-BPLA with ...

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10.1093/eurheartj/ehm583

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Poulter, NR More by this author
Beevers, G More by this author
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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
499-508
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:ded79427-8550-4797-83e1-70388a42a8b9
Source identifiers:
49366
Local pid:
pubs:49366

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