coronary disease, acute coronary syndrome, high or normal cholesterol
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 8;350(15):1495-504 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN coronary disease, acute coronary syndrome, high or normal cholesterol The Use of
high dose statins, atorvastatin 80 mg/d
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
standard dose statins, standard lipid lowering, pravastatin 40 mg/d
To reduce cardiovascular events (composite of death from any cause, myocardial infarction, hospitalization for unstable angina, revascularization and stroke): 22,4% at 2 years in intv. VS 26,3% in ctrl.