Plaque Buildup in Those Who Respond Poorly to Statins

A new analysis has shown that 1 in 5 patients with coronary artery disease receiving a statin failed to have a significant LDL (low-density lipoprotein)-lowering response to treatment. These patients experienced a significant progression of atherosclerosis (plaque build up inside the arteries) over a follow-up period ranging from 18 to 24 months. Via Medscape. Posted February 27, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty

Alanna M.

Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.

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