TITLE

Review: Statins do not reduce mortality in patients with heart failure

AUTHOR(S)
Granger, Christopher B.; Patel, Chetan B.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;4/20/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the research undertaken to find if statins reduce mortality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure. The method involved searching various databases for the randomized controlled trials. The study showed statins decrease hospitalizations for worsening heart failure, however, it does not reduce cardiovascular mortality. Several charts and discussion of the findings are presented.
ACCESSION #
50294724

 

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