Randomized clinical trial of aspirin and simvastatin for pulmonary arterial hypertension: ASA-STAT Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aspirin
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary
  • Simvastatin

abstract

  • Neither aspirin nor simvastatin had a significant effect on the 6-minute walk distance, although patients randomized to simvastatin tended to have a lower 6-minute walk distance at 6 months. These results do not support the routine treatment of patients with PAH with these medications.

publication date

  • June 28, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3427737

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.015693

PubMed ID

  • 21593252

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2985

end page

  • 93

volume

  • 123

number

  • 25