The identification of cholesterol as a possible risk factor for coronary heart disease was first made after it was recognized that in countries with a high mean blood cholesterol, the mortality from coronary heart disease was also high. Lowering cholesterol levels helps to reduce the chances of myocardial infarction and certain types of stroke. Andrew Tonkin and his team of internationally-recognized experts present the reader with sound clinical practices, based on scientific research and publications.

Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease 2003, CRC Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781841841236