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The Lescol Intervention Prevention Study (LIPS): start all patients on statins early after PCI.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12828227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Lescol Intervention Prevention Study (LIPS) was the first randomized trial to show a significant reduction in the risk of cardiac events in patients started on fluvastatin immediately after a successful percutaneous coronary intervention. The benefit was independent of baseline cholesterol levels. The results suggest that all patients should be discharged on lipid-lowering therapy after a percutaneous coronary intervention. Currently, this is seldom done.
Adrian W Messerli; Herbert D Aronow; Dennis L Sprecher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0891-1150     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-27     Completed Date:  2003-08-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  561-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Artery Disease / drug therapy*
Double-Blind Method
Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated / therapeutic use*
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Indoles / therapeutic use*
Prospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated; 0/Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors; 0/Indoles; 93957-54-1/fluvastatin
Comment In:
Cleve Clin J Med. 2003 Jun;70(6):502, 504-6   [PMID:  12828221 ]

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