Intervention Review

Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

  1. Fiona Taylor1,
  2. Mark D Huffman2,*,
  3. Ana Filipa Macedo3,
  4. Theresa HM Moore4,
  5. Margaret Burke5,
  6. George Davey Smith6,
  7. Kirsten Ward7,
  8. Shah Ebrahim1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004816.pub5


How to Cite

Taylor F, Huffman MD, Macedo AF, Moore THM, Burke M, Davey Smith G, Ward K, Ebrahim S. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004816. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004816.pub5.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology, London, UK

  2. 2

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Medicine (Cardiology), Chicago, IL, USA

  3. 3

    University of Beira Interior, Faculty of Health Sciences, Covilha, Portugal

  4. 4

    University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol, UK

  5. 5

    University of Bristol, Department of Social Medicine, Bristol, UK

  6. 6

    University of Bristol, MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol, UK

  7. 7

    King's College London, Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology, London, UK

*Mark D Huffman, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Medicine (Cardiology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA. m-huffman@northwestern.edu.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

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