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PREVIOUS workEfficacy Gif 11.12.15

 CTT Collaboration analyses have determined the effects of statin therapy on major vascular events and vascular mortality for trials of:

CTT Collaboration analyses have shown that statins are beneficial in a wide range of individuals, including:

In addition CTT Collaboration analyses have shown that statins:

Future woRk

CTT Collaboration analyses are planned to extend the available evidence to include the effects of statin therapy on:

  • Other types of people: since there remains doubt as to whether the benefits of statin in other patient groups (such as the elderly) are comparable to the groups for whom the effects have already been reported
  • Other types of health outcome: since it has been postulated that statins may have additional beneficial non-vascular effects (e.g. protective effects against pancreatitis and heart failure)

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