Cholesterol-lowering Agents and their Use
Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
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Packard, C. J., Gaw, A. and Shepherd, J. 2003. Cholesterol-lowering Agents and their Use. eLS. .
- Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
Increased cholesterol concentration in the bloodstream is an important risk factor in coronary heart disease. Clinical trials have demonstrated the benefit of lipid-lowering medication in preventing morbidity and death from coronary heart disease.