Letters Cardiovascular risk

Target treatment benefit rather than risk or cholesterol concentration

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g10 (Published 06 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g10
  1. Kit Byatt, consultant general physician and geriatrician1
  1. 1Hereford County Hospital, Hereford HR1 2ER, UK
  1. christopher.byatt{at}wvt.nhs.uk

The risk of vascular complications, especially stroke, rises exponentially with age.1 2 This is why the rigorously designed PROSPER study set out to establish …

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