Regarding "A meta-analysis of clinical studies of statins for prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysm expansion"

Ferguson, Craig D., Buettner, Petra G., and Golledge, Jonathan (2011) Regarding "A meta-analysis of clinical studies of statins for prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysm expansion". Journal of Vascular Surgery, 53 (5). pp. 1452-1453.

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[Extract] Takagi et al1 performed a meta-analysis of the effects of statins on abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) expansion and briefly discussed possible influences of this medication on aneurysm biology. They report that treatment with statins was associated with a decreased AAA progression, which was based on the most recent available evidence at the time of submission (January 2010). However, as this topic is timely and much research is focused hereon, we would like to address some relevant recent advances in current knowledge.

Item ID: 16876
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
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Letter to the Editor.

Refers to: A meta-analysis of clinical studies of statins for prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysm expansion Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 52, Issue 6, December 2010, Pages 1675-1681, Hisato Takagi, Masafumi Matsui, Takuya Umemoto

ISSN: 1097-6809
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2011 00:41
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology > 110201 Cardiology (incl Cardiovascular Diseases) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920103 Cardiovascular System and Diseases @ 100%
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