from Am J Surg - 21 May 13
Statin Use and Risk of COPD Exacerbation Requiring Hospitalization.
Am J Med. 2013 May 16;
Authors: Wang MT, Lo YW, Tsai CL, Chang LC, Malone DC, Chu CL, Liou JT
BACKGROUND: Despite recent studies that suggested statins' beneficial effects on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) outcomes, the impact, if any, of statins on COPD exacerbations remains unclear. This study aimed to examine the association between statin use and risk of hospit