Benefits and limitations of statin use in primary cardiovascular prevention : recent advances

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Strandberg , T E 2022 , ' Benefits and limitations of statin use in primary cardiovascular prevention : recent advances ' , Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej , vol. 132 , no. 5 , 16258 . https://doi.org/10.20452/pamw.16258

Title: Benefits and limitations of statin use in primary cardiovascular prevention : recent advances
Author: Strandberg, Timo E.
Contributor organization: HUS Internal Medicine and Rehabilitation
Timo Strandberg / Principal Investigator
Department of Medicine
Clinicum
University of Helsinki
Date: 2022-05-30
Language: eng
Number of pages: 8
Belongs to series: Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej
ISSN: 0032-3772
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20452/pamw.16258
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/346352
Abstract: The status of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is strong as an essential cause of atherosclerotic vascular disease (ASCVD) and primary target of lipid lowering. Drugs affecting primarily LDL cholesterol through an increase of LDL receptor expression are the backbone of current therapy, and generic statins are generally safe, effective, and inexpensive drugs serving this purpose. Statins are indicated for practically all patients in secondary prevention, whereas treatment in primary prevention (healthy individuals) is based on a calculated 10-year risk of ASCVD. At ???borderline??? (from 5% to
Subject: cardiovascular disease
elderly
primary prevention
statin
LDL CHOLESTEROL
OLDER PATIENTS
DISEASE
RISK
PLACEBO
TRIAL
INDIVIDUALS
MORTALITY
THERAPY
EVENTS
3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: cc_by_nc_sa
Usage restriction: openAccess
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