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Published nine months after the 2018 ACC/AHA Guideline, the 2019 ESC and the ACC/AHA Guideline both seek to maximize the use of statin therapy and match intensity of treatment to risk level.
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Statins (or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class of drug used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. Increased cholesterol levels have been as...