Effect of Statins Alone Versus Statins Plus Ezetimibe on Carotid Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes. The SANDS (Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study) Trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Azetidines
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Carotid Artery, Common
  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

abstract

  • Reducing LDL-C to aggressive targets resulted in similar regression of CIMT in patients who attained equivalent LDL-C reductions from a statin alone or statin plus ezetimibe. Common carotid artery IMT increased in those achieving standard targets. (Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study [SANDS]; NCT00047424).

publication date

  • December 16, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2854549

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.10.031

PubMed ID

  • 19095139

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2198

end page

  • 205

volume

  • 52

number

  • 25