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Merck’sVytorin may reduce CV events in CKD

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Executive Summary

Merck & Co's Vytorin (ezetimibe/simvastatin) reduced the incidence of first major vascular events – defined as non-fatal heart attacks or cardiac death, stroke or any revascularisation procedure – by 16% in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to data from the five-year SHARP study.






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