Primary Prevention With Statin Therapy in the Elderly: New Meta-Analyses from the Contemporary JUPITER and HOPE-3 Randomized Trials
The use of statin therapy for secondary prevention is established in all age groups (1). However, in primary prevention, current cardiovascular guidelines in the United States and Canada describe the role for statin therapy in the elderly as uncertain.
- Received March 7, 2017.
- Accepted March 31, 2017.