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The only people who may truly benefit from a statin drug are those with the genetic defect called familial hypercholesterolemia. Often there is a minor heart valve abnormality but this never goes on to cause clinical problems. This is a common cause of heart disease in developing countries but is now rare in Western countries. Sometimes, more than one bypass is needed. The chance for success is considered excellent if the duration is <4 mo and relatively good if >4 mo, although conversion may take longer and quinidine toxicity is more likely to develop.

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Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences; 1 edition (March 31, 2010)

ISBN: 1615040218

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