Chapter 7

The Treatment of Patients with Preclinical Atherosclerosis

S. Novo, G.R. Amoroso, F. Bonura, P. Carità, E. Corrado and G. Novo

Abstract

Several clinical trials have focused on the effectiveness of antihypertensive drugs on carotid lesions and CV outcome. In the last years, it has also been shown that statins induce a reduction in the progression rate of carotid IMT and the stabilization of the atherosclerotic plaques.

Total Pages: 55-58 (4)

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