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The GREACE study emphasizes the urgent need for a wider use of lipid-lowering drugs in high-risk patients. Evaluation (GREACE) Study consisted of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) followed up for three years1. The patients were randomised to either. Our post-hoc analysis of the Greek Atorvastatin and Coronary Heart Disease Evaluation (GREACE) study was done to address this issue. Because of the.

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GREACE (GREek Atorvastatin Coronary-heart-disease Evaluation) study

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Secondary endpoints were the safety and efficacy of the hypolipidaemic drugs as well as the cost-effectiveness of atorvastatin. All subgroups of patients women, those with diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, age 60 to 75 years, congestive heart failure, recent unstable angina or prior revascularisation benefited from treatment with atorvastatin. F does not store recipient email addresses. Recommend FPrime to your librarian or information manager to request an extended free trial for all users at your institution.

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Primary endpoints of the study were defined as death, non-fatal myocardial infarction, unstable angina, congestive heart failure, revascularisation coronary morbidity and stroke. Treatment with atorvastatin is well tolerated and cost-effective. I am a Faculty Member who greacw this article. Register for day free trial Registration is free and only takes gerace moment, or subscribe for unlimited access. Material does not reflect the views or opinions of F, its agents or affiliates.

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Long-term treatment of CHD patients with atorvastatin to achieve NCEP lipid targets significantly reduces total and coronary mortality, coronary morbidity and stroke, in comparison to patients receiving ‘usual’ stusy care. I am an author of this article. Consider the following examples, but note that this is not an exhaustive list:.