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Article
January 1978

Testing the Lipid HypothesisClinical Trials

Author Affiliations

From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

Arch Surg. 1978;113(1):80-83. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370130082014
Abstract

• It is generally accepted that we still lack a conclusive answer, to whether lowering of the lipid level will prevent the development or reverse the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. Multiple risk factor intervention trials now have the merit of addressing themselves to probable and practical needs for intervening on several of the major risk factors to obtain the maximum impact on populations at risk.

(Arch Surg 113:80-83, 1978)

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