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Debate - Part 2

High Dose Statin Therapy in Asians: Is not as Relevant as in Western Populations Against

Volume 1, Jan 2012

V. Jacob Jose, P.K. Pati, John Jose; Vellore, India

Our practice guidelines are based on randomized control trials. Although these guidelines are implemented/ formed on scientific evidence, many a times they do not address adequately the changes required for regional and racial differences. One such example is the use of statins for Asian versus Western population. In this article, we will discuss the reasons why high-dose statin may not be required in our population.

Volume 1, Number 1, Page: 27-30.

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