Statins for Atherosclerosis--As Good as It Gets?

N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 6;352(1):73-5. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe048326.

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Arteriosclerosis / drug therapy
  • C-Reactive Protein / metabolism*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / blood
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / drug therapy*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / immunology
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / immunology
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / pharmacology
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
  • Inflammation / drug therapy
  • Lymphocyte Activation / drug effects
  • T-Lymphocytes / drug effects

Substances

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • C-Reactive Protein