Low statin use in adults hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome.

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_06398E164B1C
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Low statin use in adults hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome.
Périodique
Preventive Medicine
Auteur(s)
Selby K., Nanchen D., Auer R., Gencer B., Räber L., Klingenberg R., Blum M., Marques-Vidal P., Cornuz J., Muller O., Vogt P., Jüni P., Matter C.M., Windecker S., Lüscher T.F., Mach F., Rodondi N.
ISSN
1096-0260 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0091-7435
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2015
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
77
Pages
131-136
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal ArticlePublication Status: ppublish
Résumé
OBJECTIVE: To assess recommended and actual use of statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) based on clinical prediction scores in adults who develop their first acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
METHOD: Cross-sectional study of 3172 adults without previous CVD hospitalized with ACS at 4 university centers in Switzerland. The number of participants eligible for statins before hospitalization was estimated based on the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines and compared to the observed number of participants on statins at hospital entry.
RESULTS: Overall, 1171 (37%) participants were classified as high-risk (10-year risk of cardiovascular mortality ≥5% or diabetes); 1025 (32%) as intermediate risk (10-year risk <5% but ≥1%); and 976 (31%) as low risk (10-year risk <1%). Before hospitalization, 516 (16%) were on statins; among high-risk participants, only 236 of 1171 (20%) were on statins. If ESC primary prevention guidelines had been fully implemented, an additional 845 high-risk adults (27% of the whole sample) would have been eligible for statins before hospitalization.
CONCLUSION: Although statins are recommended for primary prevention in high-risk adults, only one-fifth of them are on statins when hospitalized for a first ACS.
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Web of science
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27/08/2015 9:28
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