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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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All subgroups of patients women, those with diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, age 60 to 75 years, congestive heart failure, recent unstable angina or prior revascularisation benefited from treatment with atorvastatin. I would like to receive updates when further comments, recommendations, or dissenting opinions are publishing on this article. Treatment with atorvastatin is well tolerated and cost-effective. Examples of ‘Non-Financial Competing Interests’ Within the past 4 years, you have held joint grants, published or collaborated with any of the authors of the selected paper.

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GREACE (GREek Atorvastatin Coronary-heart-disease Evaluation) study – General Practice Notebook

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

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