More cardiologists will monitor C-reactive protein (CRP) levels

More cardiologists will monitor C-reactive protein (CRP) levels.

Some are asking if high-sensitivity CRP can be used to titrate statin therapy in high-risk patients.

Some acute coronary syndrome patients seem to benefit when statins are used to lower hs-CRP below 2 mg/L. This might reduce the risk of recurrent stroke or MI, regardless of LDL levels.

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