Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, November 14th, 2006
Study 1: Coronary artery endothelial function in patients with myocardial infarction is improved with atorvastatin.
Researchers writing in the journal Clinical Cardiology report, "Endothelial dysfunction is a key early event in atherosclerosis that occurs in acute coronary syndrome. It was reported that atorvastatin improves the endothelial function of skeletal muscle vessels, but the effect on the coronary artery is unknown. The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of atorvastatin on coronary endothelial function in humans."
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