Statins in the prevention of venous thromboembolism: a meta-analysis of observational studies.


INTRODUCTION Studies have established a relationship between inflammation and venous thromboembolism (VTE). Though statins modulate inflammation, it is uncertain if they prevent VTE in heterogeneous populations. A recent randomized trial demonstrated that statins prevent VTE in healthy older adults, yet this has not been well established in other groups… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2011.05.012


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