lördag 12 november 2016

Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality | Cardiology | JAMA Cardiology | The JAMA Network


Patients receiving high-intensity statin therapy had a 1-year mortality rate of 4.0% compared with 4.8% for those receiving moderate-intensity statin therapy, 5.7% (1632 of 28 765) for those receiving low-intensity statin therapy, and 6.6% (4868 of 73 728) for those receiving no statin therapy (P < .001)."

Rodriguez F, Maron DJ, Knowles JW, Virani SS, Lin S, Heidenreich PA. Association Between Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. JAMA Cardiol. Published online November 09, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4052