Statins for primary prevention in adults aged 75 years and older: A nationwide population-based case-control study.

Affiliation

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

There is inadequate evidence to establish statin treatment for primary prevention in the elderly. This study evaluated whether statins are beneficial for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause death in adults aged ≥ 75 years.

Keywords

Cardiovascular disease,Case and control study,Elderly,Mortality,Statin,

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