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Healio: Statin use promotes limb salvage, survival after PAD procedures

Aug 11, 2019

Among patients with peripheral artery disease who underwent a surgical or endovascular intervention, statin use after the procedure was associated with better odds of survival and limb salvage, researchers reported.

“Statin use independently and significantly improved overall survival and limb salvage in patients with PAD after intervention,” Gaurav M. Parmar, MD, MPH, from the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said in a press release.

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