Angiographically monitored clinical trials of antilipidemic therapy have demonstrated that the progression of atherosclerosis may be slowed or even reversed. The clinical benefit observed in these trials strengthens the rationale for aggressive therapy in patients with known atherosclerotic disease. Additionally, these trials have provided further insight on the basis of clinical events and the risk factors associated with progression.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine