Aggressive Statin Therapy for Atherosclerosis

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Atherosclerosis

Treatment actually reverses plaque buildup

In an editorial to be published in the Journal of the American Medical Association online March 13, cardiologists at Johns Hopkins embrace results of a study that shows aggressive use of a cholesterol-lowering drug, rosuvastatin (Crestor), significantly reverses atherosclerosis and its potentially fatal risks.

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