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Table 2 Laboratory Findings

From: Effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin 10/10 mg versus Rosuvastatin 10 mg on carotid atherosclerotic plaque inflammation

Characteristics Ezetimibe /simvastatin (n = 25) Rosuvastatin (n = 25) p-value
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)
 Baseline 174.2 ± 38.90 178.2 ± 31.80 0.689
 6 months 135.6 ± 23.65 129.4 ± 23.37 0.359
Triglyceride (mg/dl)
 Baseline 110.7 ± 46.88 115.0 ± 56.11 0.771
 6 months 113.8 ± 43.70 115.2 ± 44.93 0.914
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
 Baseline 114.3 ± 34.83 123.5 ± 34.29 0.349
 6 months 87.3 ± 20.00 81.1 ± 21.9 0.301
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
 Baseline 45.5 ± 8.93 45.7 ± 10.06 0.941
 6 months 45.2 ± 7.95 46.7 ± 8.32 0.490
Hs-CRP (mg/L)
 Baseline 0.34 ± 0.68 0.38 ± 0.43 0.801
 6 months 0.10 ± 0.17 0.11 ± 0.24 0.886
  1. Hs-CRP High sensitivity C-reactive protein