Critical review of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and coronary artery calcium for the guidance of statin allocation: head-to-head comparison of the JUPITER and St. Francis Heart Trials.
This analysis looks at the strengths and limitations of two large trials of statin therapy based on persons with an elevated hsCRP, CAC score, or both.
- Journal: Circulation
- Year: 2014
- Topic: Cardiac CT, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Inflammation
- Read more articles by: Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, Michael Blaha, MD, MPH, Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, J. Bill McEvoy, MB BCh, MHS