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Impact of statin therapy at discharge on 1-year mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty.

Authors
  • De Luca, Giuseppe
  • Suryapranata, Harry
  • Ottervanger, Jan Paul
  • van 't Hof, Arnoud W J
  • Hoorntje, Jan C A
  • Gosselink, A T Marcel
  • Dambrink, Jan-Henk E
  • de Boer, Menko-Jan
Type
Published Article
Journal
Atherosclerosis
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2006
Volume
189
Issue
1
Pages
186–192
Identifiers
PMID: 16822513
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Statin therapy at discharge was associated with a significant reduction in 1-year mortality after primary angioplasty for STEMI. Therefore, the use of statins is highly recommended in these patients.

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