n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - ACE inhibitors : the impact of the EUROPA study on CAD : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... ACE inhibitors: the impact of the EUROPA study on CAD Over the past three decades, risk-factor modification for primary and secondary prevention has resulted in significant reductions in coronary end points. However, despite lifestyle modifications, use of aspirins, statins and coronary revascularisation techniques, coronary artery disease (CAD) is still one of the principal causes of death worldwide1 (one in every two men and one in every three women aged 40 years are at risk of developing CAD).2 New strategies for secondary prevention are therefore urgently needed. The EUROPAstudy3 is an important landmark, long-term trial that is investigating the prevention of ..

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