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Atherosclerosis and hypertension not only produce coronary artery disease, but also peripheral artery disease that can affect almost any other artery in the body. Specifically, the CTT group consistently does their comparisons of clinical effects of statin and placebo by using a per-cholesterol-reduction metric. The owner receives payment whenever a qualified lead is referred but that is the extent of it. These findings need to be validated by well-designed studies.

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