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More intensive LDL lowering decreases risk for CV, total mortality
3 days ago - By Healio
Patients with higher baseline LDL levels who underwent more intensive LDL lowering had a greater risk reduction of total and CV mortality compared with those with less intensive treatment, according to a meta-analysis published in JAMA.
Analysis of randomized trials
Eliano P. Navarese, MD, PhD, director of international research at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute in Falls Church, Virginia, and colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of 270,288 patients from 34 randomized trials that received LDL lowering treatment for at least 48 weeks. Trials that included patients with end-stage renal...
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