For what it's worth, from a recent study done in Japan;
A 6-month prospective observational study was conducted with 84 CAD patients receiving pravastatin
treatment in order to evaluate the relationship between lifestyle modification, in particular aerobic exercise, and plaque volume as assessed by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). Lifestyle during the study period was assessed by the-lifestyle modification score. A significant decrease in plaque volume by 12.