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Secondary prevention of heart disease with statins

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7501.1208-a (Published 19 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1208

Findings are unexpected

  1. Robert Fleetcroft (r.fleetcroft@uea.ac.uk), honorary senior lecturer in primary care,
  2. Nicholas Steel, senior lecturer in primary care
  1. University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich NR4 7TJ
  2. University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich NR4 7TJ

    EDITOR—Wei et al reported that statins are as effective in the community as in clinical trials in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, but they have not commented on some even more surprising results.1 They reported benefit for calcium blockers, in contradiction of previous …

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