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  • Lewis SJ, for the CARE investigators [Legacy Good Samaritan Hosp. Portland, Ore; Brigham and Women’s Hosp. Boston; Baylor Univ, Dallas; et al ]


    Effect of Pravastatin on Cardiovascular Events in Women After Myocardial Infarction: The Cholesterol and Recurrent Events [CARE] Trial


    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:140-146, 1998

       


    The Study includes 576 post menopausal women after a myocardial infarction and with average level of cholesterol. They were below the age of 75 years and had their infarcts between 3 and 20 months earlier.

       


    A follow up period with 40 mgm/day of pravastatin for 5 years showed marked reduction in coronary events in this group.

        




 

 

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Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
  

  • Lewis SJ, for the CARE investigators [Legacy Good Samaritan Hosp. Portland, Ore; Brigham and Women’s Hosp. Boston; Baylor Univ, Dallas; et al ]
    Effect of Pravastatin on Cardiovascular Events in Women After Myocardial Infarction: The Cholesterol and Recurrent Events [CARE] Trial
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:140-146, 1998
       
    The Study includes 576 post menopausal women after a myocardial infarction and with average level of cholesterol. They were below the age of 75 years and had their infarcts between 3 and 20 months earlier.
       
    A follow up period with 40 mgm/day of pravastatin for 5 years showed marked reduction in coronary events in this group.
        

 

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