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Controlled trial of clofibrate in cerebral vascular disease

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      Abstract

      A controlled trial of Clofibrate in 95 patients with established cerebral vascular disease is described. The level of serum cholesterol is significantly lowered in patients on treatment compared with control patients. There is no evidence to indicate that lowering the level of serum cholesterol in patients with established cerebral vascular disease has affected either the incidence of further episodes of cerebral ischaemia or the mortality rate.

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