Ankylosing spondylitis: statins reduce all-cause mortality by 37%

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Takeaway
  • In patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), statin initiation was associated with a 37% reduction in all-cause mortality, independent of age, sex, BMI, socioeconomic status, relevant comorbidities, cardiovascular medication use, total cholesterol levels, and healthcare utilisation. 

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