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Regression of Coronary Plaque by Medical Therapy

Posted by Colin Rose on April 5, 2017

Here is a very clear demonstration that invasive revascularization is not necessary in stable coronary atherosclerosis in the absence of disabling symptoms. There is no data about the patients lifestyle or BMI before therapy that might have explained his hyperlipidemia. If an obvious self destructive atherogenic lifestyle had been present I would have initially tried lifestyle change before statins and ezetimibe.

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