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Hypercholesterolema-Benefit of intervention

Clear benefits of treatment have been demonstrated in multiple studies

Patients with established CAD

Patients with CAD, vascular disease or DM with average cholesterol levels

Elderly patients at risk for CAD

Patients following MI of CABG

Patients with several risk factors for CAD

Large Meta-analysis of statin therapy (31,000 patients)

Duration 5.4 years

Average reduction of 20% in total cholesterol, 28% in LDL, and 13 % in placebo

Risk reduction 31% in CVD events, 21% all-cause mortality reduction

Long-term compliance is important for successful intervention

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