Pleiotrophic effect of statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme a reductase inhibitors)

The development of statins improved the therapy of hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerotic disease tremendously. The beneficial effects of statins were clearly demonstrated in large scale primary and secondary prevention studies. In addition to the reduction of plasma cholesterol, inhibition of 3-h...

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Published in:Arzneimittel-Forschung, Vol. 53, No. 8 (2003), p. 545-53
Main Author: Igel, Michael
Other Involved Persons: Sudhop, Thomas ; von Bergmann, Klaus
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 06.10.2003
Date Revised 15.11.2006
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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