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Statins

Understanding Clinical Use

STATINS: Understanding Clinical Use was written with you—the busy practitioner—in mind. It covers the class of drugs as a whole, discusses the benefits of statin use, and offers future perspectives on ancillary drug actions beyond cholesterol lowering. Leading expert Jawahar Mehta, MD offers you top-notch guidance based on his research and extensive clinical experience—all in one compact source so you don't have to wade through piles of literature to find the information you want.

Audience
Cardiology, Cardiology Fellows in training and Residents, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology

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Published: April 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0380-3

Contents

  • 1. Statins- The discovery
    2. Efficacy of statins in atherosclerosis- animal studies
    3. Efficacy of statins in atherosclerosis- human studies
    4. Statins and Coronary heart disease
    5. Statins and stroke
    6. Platelet inhibitory and anti-thrombotic effects of statins
    7. Statins, nitric oxide and endothelial function
    8. Statins as anti-oxidants
    9. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
    10. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
    11. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
    12. Different aspects of modulation of inflammation by statins
    13. Bone preservation by statins
    14. Statins and cancer
    15. Statins and neo-vascularization

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