Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Versus Delayed Statin Therapy in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke

ASSORT Trial (Administration of Statin on Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient)

Shinichi Yoshimura, MD, PhD; Kazutaka Uchida, MD; Takashi Daimon, PhD; Ryuzo Takashima, BA; Kazuhiro Kimura, PhD; Takeshi Morimoto, MD, PhD, MPH


Stroke. 2017;48(11):3057-3063. 

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Our RCT involving patients with acute ischemic stroke and dyslipidemia did not show any superiority of early statin therapy administered within 24 hours of admission versus delayed administration until the seventh day of admission to alleviate the degree of disability at 90 days after admission.