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.
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The Treatment of Patients with Preclinical Atherosclerosis, Preclinical Atherosclerosis, Global Cardiovascular Risk and Cardiovascular Events (2012) 1: 55. https://doi.org/10.2174/978160805221911201010055
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