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MAAS

Abbreviation for:
Multicentre Anti-Atheroma Study
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MAAS

Cardiology A clinical trial–Multicentre Anti-Atheroma Study–of the effect of simvastatin on coronary atheromas in Pts with hypercholesterolemia and CAD. See Atheroma, Hypercholesterolemia, Lipid-lowering therapy, Simvastatin. Cf PLAC I, PLAC II, 4S, WOSCOPS.
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