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Here's a study reported in the British Medical Journal on the relationsip between statins and Lp(a):

http://heart.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/89/8/893

I'll repeat the conclusion:

[B]Conclusions: Long term statin treatment significantly lowers Lp(a) in FH patients.[/B] However, this reduction was unrelated to changes in intima–media thickness and casts doubt on the importance of Lp(a) in the progression of atherosclerotic disease in these patients





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