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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Withdrawal of patients because of side-effects from the atorvastatin group was low 0. In detail, atorvastatin reduced, in comparison to ‘usual’ care, total mortality RR 0.
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