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Pravastatin therapy and the risk of stroke.

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BACKGROUND: Several epidemiologic studies have concluded that there is no relation between total cholesterol levels and the risk of stroke. In some studies that classified strokes according to cause, there was an association between increasing cholesterol levels and the risk of ischemic stroke and a possible association between low cholesterol levels and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke. Recent reviews of trials of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitors have suggested that t...

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10.1056/nejm200008033430502

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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
343
Issue:
5
Pages:
317-326
Publication date:
2000-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:e6f75403-7277-40d7-982d-9a80352b1e87
Source identifiers:
215585
Local pid:
pubs:215585

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