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Proofreading Sample 

Manuscript Editing and Proofreading

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The following example shows how a proof was marked for corrections and how the corrected text appears in the revised proof. Unfortunately, the goal of inducing actual regression of atherosclerosis has remained elusive. Most atherosclerosis trials have demonstrated that active lipid-modulating therapy, primarily using statin drugs, can reduce the rate of disease progression.12-14,19 Two small, single-center trials have suggested that statins might induce regression, but methodological issues including small sample size have limited the interpretation and generalization of results.16,17

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