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The effect of statins therapy in aortic stenosis: Meta-analysis comparison data of RCTs and observationals.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Cardiology.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Cardiology.
2016 (English)In: Data in brief, ISSN 2352-3409, Vol. 7, 357-361 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Aortic stenosis has been shown to share the same risk factors as atherosclerosis which suggested a potential benefit from statins therapy. Fourteen studies which provided the effect of statins treatment on aortic stenosis (AS) were meta-analyzed, including 5 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and 9 observational studies. In the RCTs, statins did not have any influence on peak aortic valve velocity, peak valve gradient, mean valve gradient, aortic valve area and aortic calcification compared to controls. In the observational studies, the peak valve velocity, peak gradient and aortic valve area showed less progression in the statins group compared to controls. This article describes data related article title "The effect of statins on valve function and calcification in aortic stenosis: a meta-analysis" (Zhao et al., 2016) [1].

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2016. Vol. 7, 357-361 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-126956DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.02.045PubMedID: 26977437ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84959303146OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-126956DiVA: diva2:1039511
Available from: 2016-10-24 Created: 2016-10-24 Last updated: 2017-02-01Bibliographically approved

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