The impact of statin therapy on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in an outpatient cardiology practice

@inproceedings{Lai2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of statin therapy on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in an outpatient cardiology practice},
  author={Hoang M. Lai and Wilbert S Aronow and Anthony D. Mercando and Phoenix Kalen and Harit V. Desai and Kaushang A Gandhi and Mala Sharma and Harshad Amin and Trung M. Lai},
  booktitle={Archives of medical science : AMS},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Statins reduce coronary events in patients with coronary artery disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS Chart reviews were performed in 305 patients (217 men and 88 women, mean age 74 years) not treated with statins during the first year of being seen in an outpatient cardiology practice but subsequently treated with statins. Based on the starting date of statins use, the long-term outcomes of myocardial infarction (MI), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING