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atorvastatin ischemic cardiopathy

Xavier Pintó, Ferran Trias Vilagut, Joan Rius Taruella, Esther Mairal Sallán
OBJECTIVE: To assess the attitude of primary care (PCPs) and specialized care (SCPs) physicians towards the general set of patients with dyslipidemia, particularly those with cardiovascular risk factors. DESIGN: Observational, descriptive, multi-center study based on a survey. LOCATION: Different healthcare regions in Spain. PARTICIPANTS: 1,402 PCPs, and 596 SCPs. MAIN MEASUREMENTS: Physician's profile, routine practices in the management of patients with dyslipidemia...
January 2018: Atencion Primaria
F de la Iglesia Martínez, S Pita Fernández, V Ramos Polledo, C Pellicer Vázquez, R Nicolás Miguel, F Diz-Lois Martínez
OBJECTIVE: To determine the usefulness of different intensities of follow up when atorvastatin is used in the secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Design. Prospective study with balanced randomized allocation including a concurrent control group. SETTING: Ambulatory care. PATIENTS: 75 patients hospitalized because of acute coronary syndromes were administered atorvastatin as secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease and randomized either to intensive follow up or to a control visit 6 months apart...
January 2002: Anales de Medicina Interna: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna
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