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Steml risk factor

Wiwun Tungsubutra, Banthita Phongtuntakul
BACKGROUND: In patients with very high cardiovascular risk, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) less than 70 mg/dL or at least 50% reduction of LDL-C are recommended targets. High-dose atorvastatin has been shown to reduce death and ischemic events among patients with acute coronary syndrome. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the proportion of STEMl patients that achieve LDL-C goal after hospital discharge from a real-world setting in Thailand To determine if the formulation of statin prescribed affected the LDL-C goal achievement...
February 2015: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
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