It has been 17 years since the first publication of the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (Lancet 1994;344; 1383-9) describing the benefit of coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins) on cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease.
What does 4S stand for?
4S stands for Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (clinical trial; cardiology)
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The Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (3) enrolled patients with coronary artery disease and hypercholesterolemia [average TC, 261 mg/dL (6.
Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study Group, "Randomized Trial of Cholesterol Lowering in 4444 Patients with Coronary Heart Disease: The Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)," Lancet 344 (1994):1383-89.
A recent trial, known as the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study, showed that drugs lowered the risk of heart attacks by 40 percent in diabetics.
This was a high-risk population similar to patients enrolled in the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) back in the 1990s, Dr.