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Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms.

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2015 Mar;8(2):189-99.
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In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, we present a perspective that statins may be causative in coronary artery calcification a...rosclerosis that plagues the modern world may paradoxically be aggravated by the pervasive use of statin drugs. We propose that current statin treatment guidelines be critically reevaluated.

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