Data alert

MIRACL: Very early statin therapy not guided by cholesterol levels is beneficial in acute coronary syndromes

Final results of the Myocardial Ischemia Reduction with Aggressive Cholesterol Lowering (MIRACL) trial have been published and confirm that treatment with atorvastatin 80 mg/d early during an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) reduces the risk of early recurrent events, primarily recurrent symptomatic ischemia during hospitalization.


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