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Abstract - A comparison of the effectiveness of rosuvastatin, atorvastatin and simvastatin in achieving target lipid levels (according to the PROFILE-I registry)
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Oleg V Gaisenok


The aim of the study: was to evaluate the effectiveness of lipid-lowering therapy, depending on the choice of statin in patients with cardiovascular disease in a cohort study.

Methods: Data analysis was performed in the Profile-I registry patients. The results of the examination of 148 patients were selected for the final analysis on the basis of the presence of indications for prescribing statins, the availability of data on the choice of statin and the availability of results of lipid spectrum from 274 registry patients.

Results: The values ​​of total cholesterol and LDL-С were significantly lower in the rosuvastatin group than in the atorvastatin and simvastatin groups (respectively 4.3, 4.7 and 4.6 mmol/l, p = 0.03;2.36, 2.98, and 2.66 mmol/l, p = 0.01).

Conclusion: the achievement of more optimal levels of lipid spectrum turned out to be dependent on the choice of statin in this study in favor of rosuvastatin.

Key words: target lipid levels, lipid-lowering therapy, rosuvastatin, atorvastatin, simvastatin


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