Statins use and coronary artery plaque composition: Results from the International Multicenter CONFIRM Registry Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Vessels
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Plaque, Atherosclerotic

abstract

  • Statin use is associated with an increased prevalence and extent of coronary plaques possessing calcium. The longitudinal effect of statins on coronary plaque composition warrants further investigation.

publication date

  • November 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4277888

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.08.002

PubMed ID

  • 22981406

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 148

end page

  • 53

volume

  • 225

number

  • 1