Is there any association between statin use and risk of venous thrombosis?

By Nadia Arshad, PhD TREC

medisin3A study published in British Medical Journal concludes that statins protect against first ever VTE events and that it might be a primary prevention tool for subjects without anticoagulation or antiplatelet medication.

In the study researchers have investigated the association between statin use and  incidence of venous thrombosis(VTE) in a population-based cohort study in Finland during the years 2000- 2011. Continue reading

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