Abbott's Fibrate Franchise Will Likely Remain Limited To High-Risk Patients After ACCORD
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Report from ACC: Experts advise reading the fine print of the study - which failed to show an overall outcome benefit - as sub-group analysis shows highest-risk patients might benefit.
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