Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism

Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism

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The results of several important studies on various drugs affecting lipid metabolism have recently become available. This book reports the proceedings of the XII international symposium on the topic of Drugs affecting Lipid Metabolism. The volume addresses the issues of the importance of risk factors in unique populations (women, the elderly, children, and post-MI patients); the genetic basis of atherosclerosis; the relationship between vascular remodelling and lipids; the effects of different classes of medications on lipid metabolism; and future directions in the treatment of lipid disorders.Total cholesterol decreased 10.1% from baseline to year 1 in the niacin group. The authors state that aquot;within the niacin group, patients with the largest decrease in serum cholesterol at 1 year experienced a lower subsequent mortality than did anbsp;...

Title:Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism
Author:Antonio M. Gotto
Publisher:Kluwer Academic Publishers - 1996-01-01


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