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Indian Heart Journal, Elsevier, Volume 67, Number 3, p.227-232 (2015)



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{Background Statins are a major group of drugs that reduces LDL-C levels, which are proven to have other beneficial effects such as preventing coronary events. The objective of this study was to evaluate oxidative stress and select novel coronary artery disease risk factors among coronary artery disease patients on statins. Methods In this observational, cross-sectional study, we compared total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, lipoprotein (a), homocysteine, reduced glutathione, glutathione peroxidase, superoxide dismutase, ascorbic acid, malondialdehyde and oxidized LDL among male coronary artery disease patients on statin therapy (group 2)


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S. Palazhy, Vasudevan, D. M., and Kamath, Pb, “Elevated oxidative stress among coronary artery disease patients on statin therapy: A cross sectional study”, Indian Heart Journal, vol. 67, pp. 227-232, 2015.