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British Medical Journal

Landmark Article

Non-cardiovascular effects associated with statins.
By: Desai CS, Martin SS, Blumenthal RS.
This is a state-of-art review on the possible effects of statin therapy on organs not in the cardiovascular system.
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Letter regarding article, “Taking a longer term view of cardiovascular risk: the causal exposure paradigm.”
By: Joshi PH, Blaha MJ, Martin SS, Blumenthal RS.
Statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
By: Deckers JW, Blumenthal RS.
This insightful editorial discusses the rationale for selective use of statin therapy in asymptomatic adults with multiple risk factors who have never had a prior CVD event.
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