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Personalized Prediction of Lifetime Benefits with Statin Therapy for Asymptomatic Individuals: A Modeling Study

  • Author(s): Fleischmann, Kirsten
  • Ferket, BS
  • van, BJH
  • Heeringa, J
  • Spronk, S
  • Fleischmann, KE
  • Nijhuis, RLG
  • Hofman, A
  • Steyerberg, EW
  • Hunink, MGM
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3531501?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background: Physicians need to inform asymptomatic individuals about personalized outcomes of statin therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, current prediction models focus on short-term outcomes and ignore the competing ri

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