CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, vol.19, no.3, pp.187-191, 2003 (SCI-Expanded)
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CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
atorvastatin, coronary artery disease, C-reactive protein, inflammation, AVERAGE CHOLESTEROL LEVELS, UNSTABLE ANGINA, INFLAMMATION, PRAVASTATIN, PREVENTION, EVENTS, CARE, RISK, MEN
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
Background: Elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are considered to be one of the indicators of poor prognosis in coronary artery disease (CAD). The aim of this study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory effects of atorvastatin in patients with CAD by measuring serum CRP levels.