Statin Adherence After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack Is Associated With Clinical Outcome.

@article{Chen2016StatinAA,
  title={Statin Adherence After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack Is Associated With Clinical Outcome.},
  author={P. Chen and Ching-Lan Cheng and Yea-Huei Kao Yang and Yi-Heng Li},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={
          731-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Statin therapy is beneficial for ischemic stroke patients, but little is known about whether statin adherence affects clinical outcome. We therefore evaluated the effect of statin adherence in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). METHODSANDRESULTS From Taiwan Bureau of National Health Insurance database, we enrolled patients with no prior statin therapy admitted for ischemic stroke or TIA between January 2002 and December 2005. Patients were grouped… CONTINUE READING

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