Statin use during ischemic stroke hospitalization is strongly associated with improved poststroke survival Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Statin use early in stroke hospitalization is strongly associated with improved poststroke survival, and statin withdrawal in the hospital, even for a brief period, is associated with worsened survival.

publication date

  • January 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.627729

PubMed ID

  • 22020026

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 147

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 43

number

  • 1