Search for intensive lipid-lowering therapy in all Journal Watch editions
Physician-authored summaries on the latest research on intensive lipid-lowering therapy, editorials on intensive lipid-lowering therapy, and perspectives on intensive lipid-lowering therapy - drawn from the top medical journals.
An analysis published online by the New England Journal of Medicine sheds new light on the cancer risks of intensive lipid-lowering therapy...
- September 2, 2008
- Physician's First Watch
A retrospective analysis suggests that intensive statin therapy resulting in very low LDL levels is safe, but whether such levels should be a target is not clear.
- November 25, 2005
- Kirsten E. Fleischmann, MD, MPH
- General Medicine
- Wiviott SD et al., J Am Coll Cardiol 2005 Oct 18; 46:1411-6.
- Dutch researchers compared an early invasive strategy and a selectively invasive strategy in patients with non–ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) and elevated troponin T . . .
- de Winter RJ et al., N Engl J Med 2005 Sep 15; 353:1095-104.
- In contrast to previous findings, results of a new randomized study indicate no advantage for a strategy of routine early angiography.
- de Winter RJ et al., N Engl J Med 2005 Sep 15; 353:1095-104. Boden WE., N Engl J Med 2005 Sep 15; 353:1159-61.
- Calcific aortic stenosis (AS) is a progressive form of valvular heart disease for which no preventive therapies exist. Like atherosclerosis, calcific AS is mediated by . . .
- Cowell SJ et al. for the Scottish Aortic Stenosis and Lipid Lowering Trial, Impact on Regression (SALTIRE) Investigators., N Engl J Med 2005 Jun 9; 352:2389-97. Rosenhek R., N Engl J Med 2005 Jun 9; 352:2441-3.
A recent study of ileal bypass surgery showed that lipid reduction can cause a regression of atherosclerosis (see accession number 901005001). A new study using . . .
- November 9, 1990
- General Medicine
- Loscalzo J., N Engl J Med 1990 Nov 8; 323:
1337 1339. Brown G et al., N Engl J Med 1990 Nov 8; 323: 1289 1298.