Original paper

Statin Adherence Is Associated With Reduced Recurrent Stroke Risk in Patients With or Without Atrial Fibrillation

Stroke8.30
Volume: 48, Issue: 7, Pages: 1788 - 1794
Published: Jul 1, 2017
Abstract
Background and Purpose— Outpatient statin use reduces the risk of recurrent ischemic stroke among patients with stroke of atherothrombotic cause. It is not known whether statins have similar effects in ischemic stroke caused by atrial fibrillation (AFib). Methods— We studied outpatient statin adherence, measured by percentage of days covered, and the risk of recurrent ischemic stroke in patients with or without AFib in a 21-hospital integrated...
Paper Details
Title
Statin Adherence Is Associated With Reduced Recurrent Stroke Risk in Patients With or Without Atrial Fibrillation
Published Date
Jul 1, 2017
Journal
Volume
48
Issue
7
Pages
1788 - 1794
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