Impact of Statins on Risk of Stroke: A Meta-Analysis

Nickole N Henyan, PharmD; Daniel M Riche, PharmD BCPS; Honey E East, MD; Pamela N Gann, PharmD


The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2007;41(12):1937-1945. 

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The results of this meta-analysis illustrate the benefit of statins in prevention of all CVEs or ischemic stroke but a potential for increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke.

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