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Use of secondary preventive medications in patients with atherosclerotic disease in urban China: a cross-sectional study of 16, 860 patients.

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BACKGROUND: Despite considerable improvements in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease in various populations over the last few decades, there are still limited data about long-term treatment patterns among patients with various atherosclerotic vascular conditions in China, especially the use of statin therapy. METHODS: Between June 2007 and October 2009, 16 860 patients aged 50 - 80 years with established history of atherosclerotic vascular disease (coronary heart disease (CHD), a...

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Journal:
Chinese medical journal
Volume:
125
Issue:
24
Pages:
4361-4367
Publication date:
2012-12-01
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ISSN:
0366-6999
Source identifiers:
367656

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