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nightsurfer on 2009-12-19Extended-release niacin or ezetimibe and carotid intima-media thickness.
Taylor AJ, Villines TC, Stanek EJ, Devine PJ, Griffen L, Miller M, Weissman NJ, Turco M.
N Engl J Med. 2009 Nov 26;361(22):2113-22. Epub 2009 Nov 15.
Conclusions This comparative-effectiveness trial shows that the use of extended-release niacin causes a significant regression of carotid intima–media thickness when combined with a statin and that niacin is superior to ezetimibe. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00397657 [ClinicalTrials.gov] .