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Lipitor Study Creates More Doubts On CRP Study Used To Expand Crestor Label

Executive Summary

A new analysis of a large European trial presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting has further damaged the case for using C-reactive protein levels as a guide for statin therapy.

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