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Effects of an inhibitor of cholesteryl ester transfer protein on HDL cholesterol.

Authors
  • Brousseau, Margaret E
  • Schaefer, Ernst J
  • Wolfe, Megan L
  • Bloedon, LeAnne T
  • Digenio, Andres G
  • Clark, Ronald W
  • Mancuso, James P
  • Rader, Daniel J
Type
Published Article
Journal
New England Journal of Medicine
Publisher
New England Journal of Medicine
Publication Date
Apr 08, 2004
Volume
350
Issue
15
Pages
1505–1515
Identifiers
PMID: 15071125
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In subjects with low HDL cholesterol levels, CETP inhibition with torcetrapib markedly increased HDL cholesterol levels and also decreased LDL cholesterol levels, both when administered as monotherapy and when administered in combination with a statin.

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