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    Université de Fribourg

    Effects of statins to reduce all-cause mortality in heart failure patients: findings from the epical2 cohort study

    Al‑Gobari, Muaamar ; Agrinier, Nelly ; Soudant, Marc ; Burnand, Bernard ; Thilly, Nathalie

    In: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, 2019, vol. 19, no. 5, p. 497–508

    Introduction: The addition of statins to standard care in heart failure (HF) patients remains controversial in clinical practice. Large-scale clinical trials failed to show mortality benefits, but uncertainty persists in real-world settings.Objective: We evaluated whether the prescription of statins at hospital discharge is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality at up to 1 year of...