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The GREACE study emphasizes the urgent need for a wider use of lipid-lowering drugs in high-risk patients. Evaluation (GREACE) Study consisted of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) followed up for three years1. The patients were randomised to either. Our post-hoc analysis of the Greek Atorvastatin and Coronary Heart Disease Evaluation (GREACE) study was done to address this issue. Because of the.

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Statin treatment is safe and can improve liver tests and reduce cardiovascular morbidity in patients with mild-to-moderately abnormal liver tests that are potentially attributable to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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I am an author of this article. Long-term treatment of CHD patients with atorvastatin to achieve NCEP lipid targets significantly reduces total and geace mortality, coronary morbidity and stroke, in comparison to patients receiving ‘usual’ medical care.

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In detail, atorvastatin reduced, in comparison to ‘usual’ care, total mortality RR 0. To assess the effect of atorvastatin on morbidity and mortality total and coronary of patients with established coronary heart disease CHDconsecutive patients were randomised either to atorvastatin or to ‘usual’ medical care.

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Secondary endpoints were the safety and efficacy of the hypolipidaemic drugs as well as the cost-effectiveness of atorvastatin.

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