Comparing Strategies for Lipid Lowering in Argentina: An Analysis from the CVD Policy Model-Argentina

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Konfino, J; Fernandez, A; Penko, J; Mason, A; Martinez, E; Coxson, P; Heller, D; Moran, A; Bibbins-Domingo, K; Perez-Stable, EJ; Mejia, R; (2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3907-8, pmc: PMC5400755
  • Subject: cardiovascular disease | Argentina | statin | Original Research | coronary heart disease | hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitor | prevention
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular diseases

In Argentina, the national guidelines for lipid control emphasize the use of relatively inexpensive low- or moderate-potency statins by patients at high risk (>20 %) of a cardiovascular event. The objective of this study was to compare the impact and costs of the curren... View more
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