Effects of Statins on Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques: The PARADIGM (Progression of AtheRosclerotic PlAque DetermIned by Computed TomoGraphic Angiography Imaging) Study

JACC Cardiovascular Imaging

25 June Jun 2018 22 days ago
  • Conte E, Andreini D, Pontone G

Although statins reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, their long-term effects on coronary atherosclerosis remain unclear. This study sought to describe the impact of statins on individual coronary atherosclerotic plaques.

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Lee SE, Chang HJ, Sung JM, Park HB, Heo R, Rizvi A, Lin FY, Kumar A, Hadamitzky M, Kim YJ, Conte E, Andreini D, Pontone G, Budoff MJ, Gottlieb I, Lee BK, Chun EJ, Cademartiri F, Maffei E, Marques H, Leipsic JA, Shin S, Choi JH, Chinnaiyan K, Raff G, Virmani R, Samady H, Stone PH, Berman DS, Narula J, Shaw LJ, Bax JJ, Min JK. Effects of Statins on Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques: The PARADIGM (Progression of AtheRosclerotic PlAque DetermIned by Computed TomoGraphic Angiography Imaging) Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Jun 8. pii: S1936-878X(18)30373-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.04.015. [Epub ahead of print]

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