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The role of statin drugs in combating cardiovascular diseases –A review

By Boopathi subramaniyam Int J Cur Sci Res. Rajaram Virumandy Sathiyamoorthy Subramaniyam Babu Shankar Ponnusha Athimoolam Ambika Jawahar Farook Y.Yagneswara Rao Palanisamy Pasupathi Suresh Pichandi

Abstract

Statins clearly confer substantial benefit in people with established cardiovascular (CV) disease. Increased cholesterol levels have been associated with cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and statins are therefore used in the prevention of these diseases. Studies have found that the ability of a particular statin to lower or reduce LDL is proportional to the amount it can increase HDL levels. This review article will focus on the effective role of statin in cardiovascular disease and comparison was made between various classes of statin drugs

Topics: JOURNALS
Publisher: CurrentSciDirect Publications
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:7309
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