Effect of rosuvastatin therapy on coronary artery stenoses assessed by quantitative coronary angiography: A study to evaluate the effect of rosuvastatin on intravascular ultrasound-derived coronary atheroma burden Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Fluorobenzenes
  • Pyrimidines
  • Sulfonamides

abstract

  • Rosuvastatin treatment for 24 months to average low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels well below 70 mg/dL, accompanied by significant increases in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, produced regression by decreasing percent diameter stenosis and improving minimum lumen diameter as measured by quantitative coronary angiography in coronary disease patients.

publication date

  • May 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.773747

PubMed ID

  • 18378607

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2458

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 117

number

  • 19